Grandma and Grandchild

Nutrition Series, 2

Nutrition, Article 2 with Brandi Thompson, RD Ages and Stages: The Nutritional Needs of Children and Seniors The second article for National Nutrition month and our 3 part nutrition series brings us to the nutritional needs of children and senior citizens.  Registered Dietician, Brandi Thomspon of ABCDEat Right, answers...

Nutrition Series, 1

Nutrition Series, Article 1 with Brandi Thompson, RD March is National Nutrition Month, and because of this, I have teamed up with registered dietician Brandi Thompson to teach us about the breadth and scope of nutrition.  In the following nutrition series blogs we will learn what...

The Fair

Wise with Portion Size- Part 2

Getting Over, Overeating: Be Wise with Portion Size, The Second Article in a Three Article Series Dealing with Overeating Cessation My family and I are avid fairgoers.  We have passes that allow us to go as much as we want.  I love the agricultural tents, my...

Giving Gifts

Practical Gift Giving

Give Like the Man in the Red Suit: Deliver Smiles for Miles! - A guide to practical gift giving Where do you stand in your gift list? Let me make the disclaimer here for anyone sick and tired of hearing about gift-giving: I am a Quaker...

Autumn

October: Gourd-geous!

October: Gourd-geous & Fancy Free! The tilt of the earth’s axis heralds in the harvest season. No matter where you live in the northern hemisphere, Autumn is in full motion.  Perhaps you live in a place where the leaves are in their glory; country roads are...

Cheer Shoes for Trampoline Training_Heidi

Oh What to Wear? Part 1

An oft-asked question faced time and time again: What to wear? Whether going to work, school, or a formal affair, we ponder our wardrobes. While the gym seems a no-brainer for outfitting oneself, gym rats are all the wiser. Additionally, with regard to “chub-rub” or...

Sand Dance

Steady Rising Means Lifting Head Out of Sand

I love those blood pressure cuffs found at supermarkets and pharmacies.  I’m the first one to jump on the seat. Quiet is my mind, while I feel the cuff tighten around my arm and open my eyes to magical numbers. My healthy blood pressure has always...

carbon-footprint

Healthy Living for a Fit Planet

This week I’m launching a series called “Healthy Living for a Fit Planet.”  As an avid newspaper junkie, I have been haunted by the daily deluge of images coming out of the Horn of Africa. The rail thin bodies of young and old alike born...