How do I lose those last 10 pounds?

I'm struggling! I'm working out 4-5x/week, eating in a calorie deficit, tracking my food on My Fitness Pal and yet the weight doesn't drop. What should I look at? You're not accurately tracking your calories. Common advice would be to track your calories but I do that so this likely isn't the issue for me.... Continue Reading →

Snow shoveling as an exercise

We are getting our first winter snowstorm and basically what that means to many of us is that it's time to shovel or plow the snow. Snow shoveling is a tedious chore but I remind myself that it's actually good exercise, which helps me get through it. Here are some reasons why it is so... Continue Reading →


Lying awake at night and thinking about what next or having deep thoughts about life, sound like you? I tend to do this a lot and it's not because I'm stressed (or at least I hope not) but because my brain needs to constantly create new ideas and looks forward to this thought process. It's... Continue Reading →

Pet health vs human health

If you have a dog or cat at home, you likely cherish them and treat them like family. Though they can't speak, we somehow try to help them and do the best for them. Everyone's pet is different and every pet has a different dietary need so how do you decide what's best to feed... Continue Reading →

Job stress

Do you have job stress? It’s either an easy question to answer or a tough one. What does your answer depend on—what you do, how much you get paid, who your co-workers are, how your boss treats you, or something else? Depending on how you answer the question, really can indicate your level of job... Continue Reading →

Morning habit to keep doing

One morning habit that I recommend to do or continue to do is take a walk or workout. I do this every morning in some fashion from walking the dog to yoga to going to the gym. Why? What benefit do I get for doing this first thing in the morning? Well, by starting my... Continue Reading →

Walking your way to success

Or you may even have a Fitbit or Apple Watch for tracking your steps but scheduled walking is the best way to meet your goals.

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