I haven’t been a very good blogger. I’m admitting it, and apologizing, both to you and myself. I’m re-committing to regular blogging this fall, and I have a lot to share. Over the two years I’ve been blogging, I’ve learned a lot about myself, some of which I’ve shared and some that I’ve withheld. But… Read more »
Between my love of television and my desire to makeover my body, The Biggest Loser has always felt like the perfect combo for my leisure time. Of course, I’ve always been clear about how they are able to lose so much weight so quickly, but it’s something to keep in mind. It’s very easy to… Read more »
Sometimes I feel like Uncle Rico from Napoleon Dynamite. “Oh man, I wish I could go back in time. I’d take state.” For me, I’d take my old weight. A svelte 129 pounds. But that was seven years ago. And even though I was slim, I wasn’t necessarily healthy. The road I took to get… Read more »
Last year’s Thanksgiving meal was a turning point in my holiday-food consumption. Historically, I’d use the holidays as an excuse to eat anything and everything in sight. Thanksgiving, in particular, was about how much food I could get onto one plate and how many times I could return to the buffet. And I wasn’t going… Read more »
One of my favorite discoveries in the past few years was Google calendar. I came to it a bit late (as I do with most technology), but I quickly embraced it. I love planning and calendars and organizing my life into blocks of time. I’m very detailed, breaking down when I will work out, when… Read more »
Next time you’re thinking of pulling an all-nighter to beat some looming deadline, consider this: Too little sleep can lead to increased stress levels, compromised metabolism, a suppressed immune system and a host of other health problems.
Hormonal imbalances can lead to a host of serious health problems, including inflammation, high blood pressure, heart disease, obesity, cancer, dementia and more. Here’s how to get your body back in balance.
Learn how your genes interact with your habits, lifestyle, and surroundings to create a healthy body — or an unhealthy one.
If you use a hormonal method of birth control, you may gain weight. Then again, you may not. Your doctor can’t tell you. In fact, you could be the best expert on this weighty matter.