Archive for the ‘Health’ Category

Friday Five: 5 Heart Healthy Snacks

February 17, 2017 at 5:29 am

It’s Friday, so I’m linking up with Running on Happy and Fairytales and Fitness for the new Friday Five 2.0. Today’s topic is “Winter Fitness Rants.” Believe it or not, I couldn’t think of five! I do hate how much my nose runs and the erratic temps. That said, it’s been a pretty mild winter, so I’m not complaining. I was looking through some old…

Healthier in ’17: No More Boring Oatmeal #Giveaway

February 9, 2017 at 6:27 am

You may know that January was National Oatmeal Month, but I didn’t. I missed out on sharing some oatmeal excitement from Viki’s Granola and Carrington Farms. Well, I have some good news! February is American Heart Awareness Month and oatmeal is a heart healthy food. Using this logic, I’m celebrating Oatmeal Month late and I’m inviting you to join me. I’m not going to lie,…

Healthier in ’17: Low-FODMAP Happy Bars #Giveaway

February 6, 2017 at 6:52 am

Millions of Americans suffer from digestive issues and IBS. An apple a day does not keep the doctor away for them, but gives them bloating and digestive problems. Fortunately, there’s hope. Studies show that 70 to 80 percent of people can improve or eliminate their IBS symptoms by following a low-FODMAP diet. What’s a FODMAP? FODMAPs are types of carbohydrates that many people have trouble…

5 Reasons to Support Cycle for Survival #Raffle

January 27, 2017 at 6:47 am

It’s Friday, so I’m linking up with Running on Happy and Fairytales and Fitness for the new Friday Five 2.0. It’s a free week so I’m going to use the time to shamelessly promote my Cycle for Survival team and invite you to support us. If you do, you can win some great prizes! This is the 6th year I am participating in Cycle for…

Friday Five: 5 Tips for Beating the Winter Blues

January 20, 2017 at 7:18 am

It’s Friday, so I’m linking up with Running on Happy and Fairytales and Fitness for the new Friday Five 2.0. The theme for this week is “winter activities.” I pretty much do the same activities in winter as every season – run, work, blog, fitness classes, etc. I received a helpful email recently from my health plan (of all places!) It was called “5 Tips for…

Healthier in ’17: Age Beautifully with Youtheory #Giveaway

January 3, 2017 at 6:05 am

Happy New Year! I have a confession to make. I’ve been holding out on you. This fall, I had the opportunity to test out a bunch of great healthy products. I decided to hold out and to do a “Healthier in ’17” series of posts and giveaways to power a healthier 2017 for my readers. You may remember from my recap of Expo East that…

Friday Five: 5 Ways to Have Happier Holidays

December 23, 2016 at 9:58 am

It’s Friday, so I’m linking up with Running on Happy and Fairytales and Fitness for the new Friday Five 2.0.  Their theme this week is “Holiday Races.” I skipped my usual Thanksgiving race this year and the Rudolph Ramble was canceled due to weather, so I’ve got nothing! The Husband and I are visiting family and friends for the holidays so I’ve been thinking about ways…