Category: health

Stay healthy

Stay healthy
Are you focusing on your health and well-being? It is surprising to me that it has been 6 months since we began social distancing practices due to COVID-19. Time has flown by, and I am shocked that it is almost the first day of fall already. I have attended my fair share of zoom workshops... Read more »

Where is the weirdest place you exercised?

Where is the weirdest place you exercised?
The snow was not supposed to start until later today, so I thought that I would have plenty of time after work. It came early so as I finished working at 4pm, I headed outside to get my steps in. I had decided that I needed to make getting healthy a goal this year. I... Read more »

What Do You Promise To Do?

What Do You Promise To Do?
What are you doing this weekend? How do you spend your free time? I have time on my hands since I am no longer working two jobs, and I am done taking more college classes, for now. My daughters are grown and are busy with their own lives. I do love reading and watching movies, and... Read more »
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#GoneWalking

#GoneWalking
I love the saying “Gone fishing” since it’s catchy and implies relaxation, so a few days ago I did the hashtag #GoneWalking when I posted a picture of myself walking. I did it again today to remind myself how good it feels to move my body. My friend, Joao, uses the title “Gone Biking” on... Read more »

#GetHealthy

#GetHealthy
Since I am on vacation this week but not going anywhere, I decided this would be a good start to eating right and exercising. I started with eating healthy right away, but today is the first day I exercised. I always struggle to make myself go, but once I do it, I feel good. I... Read more »

Candy every day or to be healthy?

Candy every day or to be healthy?
In October, a friend told me about a healthy cleanse that he and his husband were starting, and since I have been steadily gaining weight over the years, I decided to look into it. My weight gain is really only about 1 pound a year, but at 54 years old that is at least 20... Read more »
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Be healthy in 2019

Be healthy in 2019
So many people have said that they don’t want to go to a doctor or have certain tests done because they might find something wrong, but isn’t the illness still there even if you don’t know it? I have had eight doctor appointments and/or tests in the last few months. Since I met my family... Read more »

Is walking in place a good form of exercise?

Is walking in place a good form of exercise?
As I get older, I have been thinking about my health more and trying to make some changes. For the last few months, I have been eating healthy. I will soon write about the healthy eating plan of the 17 Day Diet to share how this has helped me lose weight, lower my cholesterol and lower... Read more »

What are the secrets of good health?

This Is When I Feel Grateful: Day 13 Countdown This was a blog post that I wrote May 2014 about being healthy. Through a combination of exercising and eating healthy, I was able to shed 20 pounds. Fast forward to today, and I have gained it all back. I have never been the healthiest person with... Read more »
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