Common Medications and Their Effects on Exercise

Common Medications and Their Effects on Exercise

Can you believe that well over 50% of Americans are currently taking a prescription medication? Nowadays, it seems like you can’t sit through a single commercial break without seeing a medication ad. Some of them can cause side-effects while exercising, so I thought...
Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day

This is for you, Moms. Actually, whether you are a mom or not, this is for all the women out there who feel trapped in a cycle of, “One day, I am going to eat healthy, exercise, and really take care of myself.” I know that it is hard to find time to focus on you. And...
Quick, Healthy, Cheap Recipe #21 – Overnight Oats

Quick, Healthy, Cheap Recipe #21 – Overnight Oats

I love overnight oats, mostly because they fit perfectly into my cooking mantra of “quick, healthy, and cheap”. However, since they’re served usually cold straight from the fridge, I don’t generally eat them during the winter and early spring months. Of course, if you...
Mail Order Meal Plans

Mail Order Meal Plans

I’ve written previously about how having a weekly plan in place for your meals can make a huge difference in both the quality and healthfulness of your meals, regardless of whether weight loss is a goal of yours or not. It requires a fair bit of thoughtfulness, and...
Meal Planning Made Easy

Meal Planning Made Easy

“If you fail to plan, you plan to fail.” It’s a cliche we’ve heard plenty of times before, but it’s absolutely true. If you’ve got a goal to eat healthier, your best time spent is on meal planning. The prospect of planning out a week’s worth of meals can be a bit...
Tax Day Stress Relief Tips

Tax Day Stress Relief Tips

Tax Season is upon us again, and if you’re like many people, you’re feeling increased stress levels at this time of year. Whether it’s due to the time pressure of getting forms filled and filed by the deadline, or coming up with funds to pay the bill, you owe it to...
Exercise is Not a Punishment

Exercise is Not a Punishment

You’ve probably seen a number of images circulating around social media, “helpfully” letting you know just how many burpees you need to do to burn off a candy bar, or a typical holiday plateful of food.   Every time a similar image comes into my feed, the same general...