Officially Obese….

Officially Obese…. Which kind of goes to show you that BMI is really not a good indicator of health. Not saying I’m thin, just saying I don’t look like I’m about to die of a heart... Read more »
October 7, 2015

What to do about mansplaining….

What to do about mansplaining…. Alright ladies, this post is even more specifically for you then my post about my post-partum abs. However men, you need to read this.   I want to talk about “mansplaining.” What is “mansplaining” you ask? You know when your going about your business and end up doing something that... Read more »
October 5, 2015

Cough, Cough, Cough

Cough, Cough, Cough I’ve spent the last week and a half coughing and hacking and on antibiotics for an infection in my larynx (the doctor actually told me not to speak for 3 whole days!  Yeah right, try that with a 3 year old and a 2 year old!).  As a result, I’ve... Read more »
October 1, 2015

Diastasis Recti or Why I will never be a supermodel….

Diastasis Recti or Why I will never be a supermodel…. Well, THAT and the fact that I’m far too short and old… but mostly the short… I must admit, that when I’m having those bad days I mentioned in my previous thread, my diastastis recti is the reason.  Not just because it means I perpetually look pregnant, but because it... Read more »
September 21, 2015

There will be bad days…

There will be bad days… When you’re trying to focus on overall health and fitness and not the number on a scale or the perfect “bikini body” you’re going to have bad days. You’re going to have days where you look in the mirror and see a body you hate. You’re going to see every... Read more »
September 20, 2015

It isn’t all or nothing!

It isn’t all or nothing! I’m a member of several different health and fitness forums and everyday someone comes on looking to “lose weight and tone up.”  Every day I say, ok, you should set reasonable starter goals, focus on healthy eating and start exercising.  Find something you like and will continue to do and... Read more »
September 3, 2015

Diet Advice that Ignores Hunger…

Diet Advice that Ignores Hunger… Interesting article from the Sunday Edition of the New York Times that I thought I would share: SundayReview | Opinion Diet Advice That Ignores Hunger By GARY TAUBES AUG. 29, 2015 TOWARD the end of the Second World War, researchers at the University of Minnesota began a legendary experiment on... Read more »
September 1, 2015

A Piece of Cake

A Piece of Cake It’s my daughters birthday party this Friday, and that means cake (and cupcakes, and pizza and numerous other “diet” disasters, but let us focus on a piece of cake for now).  Last year I would have looked at that cake with dread.  Knowing that eating that one piece of cake... Read more »
August 31, 2015