Health


One Size Does NOT Fit All
30 Jan 2017

One Size Does NOT Fit All

How many times have you heard or seen the phrase “one size fits all.”  And how many times have you found that phrase to be not true? I know I have personally proven that phrase so wrong. Seriously.  Do we really think we can find a dress or a pair of pants that will fit ALL of us? Not going to happen.  We are all...

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Fabulous is not a size.
23 Jan 2017

Fabulous is not a size.

Fabulous is not a size – it’s a feeling! Let me ask you a question – what is holding you back from being the healthiest person that you can be? Think a moment.  Is it you? Do you think people will look at you when you take a walk?  Worried about what people are saying when you are in the grocery store?  Do you feel...

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Walk this way!
16 Jan 2017

Walk this way!

Walk this way, walk this way Aerosmith 1975 That used to be one of my favorite songs.  Didn’t really remember the lyrics though until I looked them up for this article.  Needless to say, the one sentence above will be all that I write today but I still love this song and classic rock. One thing I can say about walking is that it is...

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Healthy Living: Health or Healing? What choice will you make?
09 Jan 2017

Healthy Living: Health or Healing? What choice will you make?

Prevention or pray for miracles? Prescription drugs versus cauliflower.  Taking a walk versus sitting on the couch while channel surfing and snacking.  Sometimes it is the way things are said that finally gets through to us and we have an ‘aha’ moment. Today in church (Melody Church, Live Oak, Florida), Pastor Darrin said something that really hit home with me and I thought I would share...

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Slow Down. You’re Moving Too Fast. No More Stress!
02 Jan 2017

Slow Down. You’re Moving Too Fast. No More Stress!

Say goodbye to stress this year. “Slow down. You move too fast.  You’ve got to make the morning last. Just kicking down the cobble stones. Looking for fun and feelin’ groovy.”   Simon & Garfunkel I’ve ALWAYS loved this song by Simon and Garfunkel even though many times I’m so in my head that I forget to simply be in the moment and enjoy the great...

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Resolutions You Can Keep
26 Dec 2016

Resolutions You Can Keep

Yes. It’s here. It is the time of year when we all have these amazing goals we want to reach in the next 12 months.  The question quickly becomes HOW do we reach these goals? By setting 5,000 New Year resolutions of course.  Well maybe 5,000 resolutions is be a bit of an exaggeration. Or is it? How many times have you created a list...

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Why lack of sleep contributes to weight gain.
28 Nov 2016

Why lack of sleep contributes to weight gain.

Weight gain?  How are you sleeping? You watch what you eat.  You exercise regularly.  Try to keep stress in check.  So why are you gaining weight you might ask. The question you should ask yourself is how are you sleeping? Americans spend one-third of their lives sleeping – who would have thought that gaining weight could be directly linked to how we sleep? Yet it...

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What is your fitness why?
10 Oct 2016

What is your fitness why?

What is your fitness why? Many folks say they want to get fit and healthy but just cannot seem to get started.  I have personally been in that same spot many times over including right now.  As I write this, I am the final weeks of training for the Marine Corps Marathon.  A marathon is 26.2 miles and the MCM is at the end of...

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Tips To Jump Start Your Weight Loss
13 Sep 2016

Tips To Jump Start Your Weight Loss

Tips To Jump Start Your Weight Loss Ready to lose weight? These tips will help you jump start your weight loss. On your mark. Get set. Go! Let’s do it! Portion control. Do you know the correct portion sizes? For example, the correct size for protein is approximately the size of your palm. Protein includes beef, chicken, pork, and fish. Check the portion size for...

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Don’t Let Family Or Friends Sabotage Your Fitness Success
12 Sep 2016

Don’t Let Family Or Friends Sabotage Your Fitness Success

Have you recently started eating clean and exercising?  How are you feeling? Well? Okay? Not so hot?  Are you where you thought you would be at this point?  If not, STOP and figure out why you are not as far along as you had hoped to be.  Your health needs to be a daily priority because without your health, nothing else matters.  You could win...

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