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Improve your health and your knowledge with these health documentaries.
I am recently on a health kick for a number of reasons. One of them might have something to do with the school year being right around the corner. Eek! Whenever a new school year comes around, I always get this feeling that I need to take a look at our family’s goals and also our eating habits. The summer tends to wreak havoc on our eating – I mean who can say no to fries when you are walking the...
Feeling like a couch potato? Lace up those shoes and get out the door!
At the beginning of my pregnancy, I was terrified to run. There was no reason to be scared – the current recommendation is that pregnant women should continue at the level of exercise they were used to before becoming pregnant, unless their provider advises them otherwise – but I was scared nonetheless. By about eight weeks, I knew that I would lose my mind if I went seven plus more months without...
Green juice is Bridget's go-to recipe for better health.
I am sure that when you read the title of my blog you may have instantly thought this was going to be about St. Patrick’s Day, since this is my March blog and St. Patty’s Day falls on March 17th! Yes, I am named after the Patron Saint of Ireland; I am an unknown fraction of Irish descent and my mother loved St. Patty’s Day in her youth, so she thought giving me a good Irish name would always give...
Being healthy starts with you - and it doesn't look the same for everyone.
New Year’s Eve is right around the corner and so the resolutions begin to take shape. I’m sure it comes as no surprise that the No. 1 resolution for most of history centers on losing weight, for various reasons. I’m not judging - losing weight has been a constant theme throughout my life. We want to look better, feel better, and be healthier. But are there long-term effects of healthy weight loss?...
woman outstretched arms for sue blog
If I happen to mention that I am 66 years old, more often than not the listener will stare at me in near shock, as if a woman of my age should be bent over and unfashionably frumpy with no makeup and a gray-streaked bun on my head and a rolling pin and knitting needles in my hands. Isn’t that the picture we baby boomers remember 60 to be? Aunt Bee on the Andy Griffith Show was our role model – a...