Road to Fitbloggin’- part 1

Road to Fitbloggin’ Series - Reboot the Diet: Find the FUN! Welcome to my seven week series on weight loss!  Why seven weeks you ask?  Simply, I am going to a fitness blogging conference for JumpSport Fitness Trampolines at the end of June—Fitbloggin13  in Portland OR.     In...

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...

On the Chopping Block: Wood or Plastic?

Every Friday I pick up a hefty box of produce.  I opt to pick up the veggies. It affords me a chance to escape the heavy traffic to look out on rows of cabbages and corn to my right, native trees like gumbo limbos and...

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...

The JumpSport Fitness Trampoline Excercise

BACKGROUND The Fitness Trampoline by Jump Sport is an at-home workout option that includes a mobile mini trampoline and DVD workouts that correspond with it. The workouts are demonstrated by Kathy Jo Burgett, Jeff McMullen and two assistants for each workout. The JumpSport trampoline combines high quality...

Grass-Fed Beef & Vegetarian Hens?

Every week, I receive an email from SeaBreeze Organic Farms.  This is thee place to get local meats, eggs, cheeses, milks, and more.  Usually the email begins with a “Don’t forget your cooler” (they make local stops where people pick up their orders), but the...

Can the Olympics Inspire a Generation?

Turn on your TV or visit your internet browser homepage and there is  bound to be news of the Olympics.  The number of sports is astounding!  The theme of this year's Summer Olympics is "Inspire a Generation."  Globally, people have become more sedentary; their diets have...