The Wonders Of Ginger. History and Health Benefits of Ginger

Ginger root is amazing!  Just sayin…..  Seriously, if you’ve known me long enough, I’ve told you about ginger root.  It’s the cure-all for everything in my book and the closest thing to a miracle drug that God ever made!  Well almost everything.  Let me tell you a little story.  Back…

Meal Replacements…Where Do They Fit In

Disclaimer – I am a health coach for Take Shape For Life.  In this post I am not promoting one company over any other.  I simply want to give you information on your options. When I lost my weight a couple of years ago, I went through  a company that…

But I Can’t Go To A Gym!

“I don’t have the time…..or the money….or I’d be too embarrassed to work out in front of all those strangers!”  These are some of the biggest excuses a person will give for not exercising.  In today’s technology driven world we think we have to have gadgets and equipment to accomplish…

Consistency Is Key

I woke up this morning after a very good nights sleep and as I lay there slowly waking up a thought came to me.  It was as if someone was right there speaking to me.  It wasn’t a whisper but very, very clear; “Consistency is key”.  That was it…just those…

Little Things Count

So many times we think if we don’t have a block of time to work out that we shouldn’t bother.  But the truth is that anything is better than nothing!  It’s been proven that short workouts do work. My schedule has changed recently and it’s been difficult for me to…

Take Action

We’ve all heard it…you know, the saying “Just Do It!”  But what does that look like?  What are we supposed to do?  And why should we do anything?  Well, the answers to these questions  are different for each individual.  It depends on the circumstances and goals for that person.  The…

Spaghetti Squash – The New Noodle

Okay, so it’s not really new and it’s not really a noodle.  It’s Spaghetti Squash! A few months back I wanted to try something new and luckily hubby was agreeable to my suggestions so I picked up some spaghetti squash and started looking up ways to prepare it.  I had…

In The Desert

Have you ever been in the desert?  We lived in El Paso, Texas for 2 years and I’ll never forget my first trip there.  I had never been further West than San Antonio and so I had no idea what to expect.  What I remember most is the vast emptiness….

Play Time

We’ve been talking a lot about our minds lately so I think it’s time to switch it up some.  Let’s get some action going…do some moving…dance a little…have some fun!!  I don’t know about where you live but here in Tennessee, it’s getting warmer… and that is music to my ears!!…