The 7 Minute Sculpt: 7 Exercises You Can Do at Home

Whether you are looking for a quick workout on a busy day or to add to something you are already doing, such as running or power walking, these 7 moves/stretches can be done in your home or anywhere. The only equipment you need is a yoga or exercise mat. I recommend doing three sets of Moves 1 - 6. Do each one as described and then repeat two more times, followed by Move 7. ...more
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Ice Bucket Challenge & Raising Awareness

Earlier this week one of my friends tagged me in a post on Facebook. In the post she shared a video of dumping a bucket of water over her head in the name of raising awareness for ALS. She then challenged me, along with two others, to do the same within 24 hours or make a charitable donation ....more

Deep River Waterpark, Family Fun & Giveaway

Are you looking for a fun place to go, for a last hurrah of the summer, with your family? Last Friday, my family and I got to visit “Illinana’s Largest Waterpark,”...more

Here and There

The older I get, the more people I care about who die, the more the balance seems to be shifting from most of my heart and mind being in this world to more of it being in the afterlife. My loved ones and I have experienced a lot of loss this summer. I get that comes with age ....more

Hard Choices

“Sometimes the hardest thing and the right thing are the same.” ~ All at Once by The Fray I am not going to BlogHer’s annual conference...more

How to Find the Right Workout Program for You

What’s the secret to discovering the right workout program for you? Watch this video to find out… I’m starting to get the hang of this Vlogging thing! ...more

The Morning After

I took this picture, at sunrise on Hilton Head Island, the morning after she died, before I knew she died. ~~~~~~~~~~ I woke up groggy and immediately remembered the voicemail we received upon returning home from our wonderful vacation last night. It was from an old and dear friend’s best friend and I had a painful hunch that her reason for calling wasn’t good ....more

HHI

Those three letters make my heart leap and bring a smile to my face. I went there for the first time in 1979. My maternal grandparents retired, decided to move there, and stayed until my grandpa’s death in 1998 ....more

Why Not?

Part of my training as a new...more

What Does it Mean to Be Mentally Ill?

I have been thinking about this question a lot. Especially since being diagnosed with moderate Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD) in November 2013. Me? ...more