Archive of ‘Health’ category

Temptations of a Stay-At-Home Mom

This smile just cracked me up! She knows how to brighten my day! I feel like being a stay-at-home carries many temptations. For me, these include temptations to not exercise. ‘I can do it later this afternoon’ or ‘I’ll just double my workout tomorrow’ frequent the minds of many stay-at-homers. Then, the afternoon fills up […]

Eat Right!

It is important we be critical of what we put into our bodies. No amount of exercise can compensate for inadequate nutrition!  

Ratatouille Deliciousness

Today I let my little man help me make ratatouille! We had so much fun making this easy dish together! Ingredients: 1 eggplant 1 yellow squash 1 zucchini 1 red pepper chopped 1 chopped onion 5-6 cloves of minced garlic 1 can organic diced tomatoes 3 twigs of thyme 1/2 cup water 4 tbsp organic […]

Getting Healthy

As much as I prefer talking overall health, not focusing solely on weight-loss, I think it might help someone to hear my story. Being a healthy weight really is very important. Being overweight can carry numerous health consequences such as high blood pressure, joint pain, fatigue, etc.  Both pregnancies I’ve had, I’ve gained about 50 […]

Now Go Run!

Sometimes we all need a little extra motivation to get out there and run. I have been having problems the past few days with waking up at about 5 am, expecting my kids to need me, and they are sound asleep. It’s kinda awful. This morning, I felt totally no energy to run. Reading this NY […]

A Healthy Mom

Being a healthy mom is work. HARD work! My definition of a healthy lifestyle doesn’t involve “stick skinny” sizes. Healthy involves eating the right whole foods your body needs to have energy and a high immune system, as well as getting adequate exercise. Exercise, both cardiovascular and strength-building, is important! Being healthy takes planning. You must plan […]

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