Category: Be Healthier

Color Run : The Happiest 5k on Earth

Color Run

  In the Spring, when my daughter asked (in her sweetest voice with pleading eyes) if I’d do the Color Run 5k with her, I think I nearly fell over. My first thought was YES! Yes, I will go out and […] Read more…

Eat More Colorfully (Infographic)

Did you know that colorful foods contain phytonutrients or plant compounds that help protect your overall health? Did you know that 22% of people do not get enough reds in their diet? Which colors and nutrients are you missing?  We […] Read more…

The Adventures of My Free Range Diabetic

free-range-diabetic

I sense a disturbance in the Force. I suddenly have a strong urge to venture into Boy World – aka the Man Cave, aka the den – a place I try to avoid as much as possible. As I approach […] Read more…

In Case of Emergency : ICE Could Save Your Life

ICE Your Phone

My parents finally stepped into the realm of Smart phones not too long ago. I’m so proud! As we programmed their new phones, we realized that neither of them had designated any emergency contacts. We all know that the older […] Read more…

Driving in the Rain a.k.a. Keeping All the JoJos From Hitting Me

Driving in the Rain

When I drive to New Orleans to visit my parents, the running joke is that no matter the day I arrive or the day I drive back to Atlanta, it’s gonna rain.  I seem to have the worst luck when […] Read more…

(ENDED) Verilux HappyLight Energy Lamp – #Giveaway

I’ve recently injured my Achilles heel.  You know what they say…it’s all fun and games until someone winds up in a walking cast.  After six weeks of that mess, I had to move into the super fun physical therapy phase. […] Read more…

More Organics in Your Life, No Matter Your Budget

When hearing the phrase “living more organically”, many people picture a modern day homesteader building their own home from recycled materials, living without electricity, growing their own food free of pesticides and chemicals, and raising their own meat. While this […] Read more…

What is Assistive Technology and How Can it Help Persons with Dementia?

Assistive Technology

  As much as we hate to think about it, our parents are getting older. OK, we’re getting older, too!  As that happens, we will all become more dependent on a variety of resources to continue to live independently for […] Read more…

42 Simple Habits to Become a Better Person

  Many of us want to make changes but we don’t know where to start. Many times we view change as a monumental task that we are apprehensive to commit to. Let’s break it down: Which of the habits from this list […] Read more…

Puritan’s Pride: Moving Parents to the Front of the Class! #Giveaway

Puritan’s Pride provided me with these products for review, however all opinions expressed are my own. In my area, kids went back to school almost two weeks ago – yes, it’s pretty early…and hot. The kind of heat that zaps […] Read more…

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