Kick Back Pain in 2013!

Back pain can manifest as a dull pain or completely leave you flat.  Previous injuries from sports or car accidents only exacerbate being prone to back pain. Until recently I had been immune to this sort of discomfort.  Maybe it was my age or my full-time...

Valentine Clothespin Craft!

With a growing number of e-cards making their way onto the greeting card scene, I keep wondering when the scales will be tipped in favor of e-cards over snail-mail cards.  And as beautiful as many e-cards are, I still enjoy opening real envelopes to find...

Pearly Whites, Gateway to a Healthy Body

So I’m the mom who gives wrapped toothbrushes as party favors, always tucks them in Christmas stockings and includes them in presents.  Way before having an understanding of the importance of oral hygiene, I was fascinated by mouths.  As a four year old I planned...

Airplane Exercises

Airplane Exercises Along the Way #2 - Bend and Stretch Onboard I’m tall.  5’9” to be exact.  Flying beyond 2 hours on an airplane can be slightly uncomfortable for me, as it may be for you.   To make any flight more enjoyable, it helps to get out of...

JS Fitness Trampoline Review

JumpSport Fitness Trampoline Review, by Mollie Zapata   See the link to her work out and review here, & Happy Bouncing: http://www.eatrunread.com/2012/12/trampoline-workouts-for-runners.html...

Autumn-atic Slim Down

As many readers of this blog know, I live in sunny South Florida.  It’s a fabulous place during the dead of winter what with our sandy beaches, azure skies, and palm fronds swaying, but until that “dead of winter” arrives—say January—we here in SoFla hole...

Laughing is Healthy!

Laughing While It Hurts: Giggling Your Way to Healthy Laughing is healthy, in fact, 'laughter is the best medicine.'  We've all heard this, haven’t we? As I have had the opportunity to grow older and wiser, I now listen to endemic words of wisdom such as these...

Twists, Tucks, and Timing: A Look at Competitive Trampolining

Since school started, my house has become the neighborhood hang out.  It’s not because we have great snacks or cool video games, no, it’s because we have two trampolines in the backyard that the kids find so irresistible. Despite the south Florida heat, a gaggle of...