My experiences as I move along the path to wellness and living my best life with a healthy lifestyle. I will write about self-care, healthy living, depression, gut health, migraine, body mind and spirit, workouts and other topics that strike my fancy. Arbonne, 30 days to healthy living, nutrition, skincare, makeup, clean products, nature

It’s been a month, so it’s time for a 30-Days to Healthy Living recap. My 30-days were OK. They were also less than perfect. As a result, I’ve not seen fantastic results, but I have seen a few that make me hopeful! What I Learned I have never been a breakfast kind of gal, with […]

Today is National Pineapple Day! Pineapple is not only tasty, it’s super healthy for you. Here are some ways that pineapple rocks for our bodies: Rich in Vitamin C May aid in enhancing weight loss Has been shown to aid in digestion for some folks Promotes healthy bones Jam packed with disease-fighting antioxidants Those antioxidants […]

It’s the age-old question, err, debate – diet or lifestyle change? The word “diet” suggests all kinds of words and feelings. Words like “deprivation” and “hunger”. Feelings like sadness, frustration, self-loathing. Diet and lifestyle change, while being two very similar things, are very different. Lifestyle change is softer, kinder, a gentler choice of words. In […]

I have this friend, a very bestest of friends. A friend that I met in the sixth grade. We met again in high school and though life has tossed us curve balls and opportunities, we are still friends 30ish years later.

Today’s episode of Walking Workout was brief. I walked four blocks. I know four blocks aren’t that far, but it was better than nothing. My back has been acting up and today was extra special. I’m not sure why, but it was pretty angry. I decided to take a short walk so I could get […]

I chose to volunteer with parkrun as my first venture back into the world of exercise. parkrun is a collection of 5-kilometer running events. They take place every Saturday morning at over 1,400 locations in twenty-three countries across five continents. I dusted off my shoes and found my favorite pair of Balega socks. I was […]

Not everyone enjoys Mother’s Day. I’m not gonna lie. I have had a rough time with the holiday for 22 years. 22 years ago, probably in the February-March time frame, I excitedly announced to my parents that I was moving cross country…

I watched The Golden Girls recently. You know, that 80’s show about the adventures of ladies entering their “golden” years? “Blanche” was 53 when the show began, the same age I am today! The day I learned that I realized…50 Doesn’t Look Like it Did Thirty Years Ago. Rose dressed in “old lady” clothes. Blanche […]

Everyone should get a do-over, don’t you think?. Now is the time to get my butt in gear and get moving again. Why am I taking a do-over? “Why not?” “It’s time.” Vague answers. The purpose of this blog is to share my do-over, to capture the things I am doing to make improvements to […]