I remember those good old days when I was quick to follow the latest diet trends. Just last week I recalled a memory to my husband regarding a diet I tried in college. Do you remember the "fat-free" diet? That diet was GREAT! I ate EVERYTHING that had no fat! I inhaled licorice, star bursts, fat-free ice cream, most pastas and bread. I even remember going through McDonald's drive through, ordering a hamburger, and throwing out the MEAT so I would just eat the bun! I can't ima
E is for exercise. Actually, the "E" is for EFFORT in exercise! I would like to believe that most people know the minimal requirements of exercise. I would like to believe that exercise is easy to do....for everyone. Unfortunately, I find that many people are turned off by the effort it takes to get going on an exercise regime. This also includes people who have a baseline exercise program that they have been doing for months or years and are need of change in order to achiev
Math was one of my favorite subjects in school. In fact, I still enjoy working with numbers. I love establishing budgets, calculating our banking accounts, and counting calories. But if you are like some people I know, those things I just listed are dreadful tasks. Calorie consumption is an unknown number to many for the fact I listed above. Many of us have a way of mentally processing what our calories are by practicing the thought that calories are "out of sight so therefor
Exercise, exercise, exercise! People think exercise has to be all or nothing. With a revolving world of ever-so-busy, can't squeeze another minute into the day-way of life......it's no wonder we think of exercise as a huge task and not a benefit. I can resonate. In college I had seen my body expand weight wise. I was like a lost puppy dog. I had been involved in athletics all through high school and then college hit.... Uh.... all-you-can al a carte. No daily sport practice
Have you ever heard the question, "Do you eat to live or live to eat?" This question is very clear and simple. If you REALLY think about it and ask your own self this question, how would you answer?
(Take a minute to analyze and answer.)
I bring this question to the forefront because nutrition and a proper diet is crucial to a healthy lifestyle. Now, I have to state that I am not a certified dietician. I share what I have observed and experienced with hundreds of people