Weight Management Morsels

As I get older, it is more difficult to manage weight. Do you have this problem too? This can be due to inactivity, hormones, illness, slower metabolism, medications or other reasons.

For lasting weight management, whether it be losing weight or maintaining it, DON’T DIET. Continue reading “Weight Management Morsels”

Managing Arthritis

“God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble.” Psalm 46:1

If you don’t have arthritis yet, it is likely that you may one day have it despite your best efforts. 😞 Continue reading “Managing Arthritis”

Oh, My Aching Back (pt 2): The Adventure Continues

“The spirit indeed is willing, but the flesh is weak.” Matthew 26:41

One month update.

As I sit down today to give an update to my initial post, I have been in physical therapy for one month. From the responses I received Continue reading “Oh, My Aching Back (pt 2): The Adventure Continues”

Don’t Overlook the Importance of Support

“As iron sharpens iron, so one person sharpens another.” Proverbs 27:17

Don’t go it alone. People with a support community are twice as likely to reach their goals than those with no support. This applies to all sorts of goals-spiritual, financial, personal but since this is a health blog we will discuss health goals. Continue reading “Don’t Overlook the Importance of Support”

Oh, My Aching Back

Well, if I’m going to do a health blog, I should share the good and the not so good, right? Come with me on my journey. I’ve had major back pain the last two months. Actually, I’ve had it for two years but it has become progressively worse so that now it is impacting how I function. 😩

Apparently, I’m in good company. Lower back pain is very common. Continue reading “Oh, My Aching Back”

What If I Don’t Want HRT? Natural Remedies For Your Symptoms

Hot flashes seem to be the most agonizing, if not most complained about symptom during menopause, or at least the one women care about the most. There are many other symptoms but none so visible. The most common symptoms of menopause are hot flashes, joint pain, sleep problems, night sweats, memory lapses, bone loss and weight gain. You may have read the post regarding bio identical hormone replacement and decided it’s not for you. What else can be done? I have compiled a list Continue reading “What If I Don’t Want HRT? Natural Remedies For Your Symptoms”

Have an Injury Free Workout

So I said, “Wisdom is better than strength.” Ecclesiastes 9:16

Here are some things to keep in mind when you exercise. Injuries make for a unhappy workout. Injury is the #1 reason people stop being active. Take the necessary precautions and stay safe. Continue reading “Have an Injury Free Workout”

This Needs To Be Non-Negotiable

She girds herself with strength, and strengthens her arms“. Proverbs 31:17

As we have seen in a previous post, a sedentary lifestyle is a health threat that worsens many medical conditions and leads to premature death in both men and women. Hopefully, this fact motivates you to start moving a little more. I have only become a regular exerciser in the last few years. I never really did it before, maybe off and on, because I just don’t like to exercise.😰 I now realize I was foolish in that respect. According to Vonda Wright, (an orthopedic surgeon and director of a program for senior athletes) it is a myth that Continue reading “This Needs To Be Non-Negotiable”

Move As If Your Life Depended On It.

 

“Motivation is a tough nut to crack.” -Jack LaLanne

Being physically inactive is considered a real health threat that leads to premature disability or even death.  They even have a name for it Continue reading “Move As If Your Life Depended On It.”