110 degrees in the shade at 2 p.m., hours before the high temp is reached. When the National Weather Service issues an excessive heat warning for the Las Vegas valley, I take notice. If the forecast is for 110 degrees, I know the shaded outdoor wall thermometer on the patio will probably show temps closer to 115 degrees by day's end. So how the heck am I supposed to keep … [Read more...] about How Do I Exercise During a Summer Heat Warning?
In honor of St. Patrick's Day and the arrival of spring, I created this quick, easy, and delicious breakfast. Spinach serves to celebrate the lush greenery of Ireland and spring. The diced Kerrygold Dubliner cheese adds a depth of flavor and touch of saltiness. Instead of soda bread, I opt for a Whole Foods Gluten-free Kitchen almond scone that I gently heated in the toaster … [Read more...] about A Yummy Breakfast for St. Patrick’s Day
Five days into the new year, I come down with I call "The Crud." The condition starts off with all the usual symptoms of a head cold. Stuffy yet runny nose. Post nasal drip that quickly leads into a sore throat. Falling asleep within moments of sitting down to watch TV. Just wanting to wear one's fleece pajamas all day long. Possessing the mental acuity of a yawn. I started … [Read more...] about Being Sick Delays Efforts to Reach Fitness Goals
This morning I made one of my yummiest breakfasts ever: Sauteed one sliced white mushroom in less than two teaspoons of organic extra virgin olive oil. Added two large organic brown eggs, scrambled, to the mushroom slices. Added a few shakes of cumin, garlic and onion powders and a dash of minced oregano leaves. Sliced a whole small organic Hass avocado onto the … [Read more...] about What’s for Breakfast: Scrambled Eggs with Mushroom & Avocado
"I kept going because I knew the outcome would be positive." Thirty-three-year-old Jennifer Babbitt lost 70 pounds and has successfully kept the weight off for eight years. Source: Prevention Magazine Oct. 2014 issue, page 81. … [Read more...] about Mindful Monday: Inspiration from Jennifer Babbitt