Category Health & Fitness

Running a Half Marathon

I always thought “they” were crazy. Who in the world would want to run further than a few miles? Not I…well, in a way I did. In my mid twenties, I started jogging. Nothing big, a couple of miles about 4 times a week. I stopped for a while. Trying to get pregnant & jogging…
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Stroller Fitness Craze

~There is a stroller fitness craze amongst new mommies, and I totally understand why.  With all three of my babies, exercising in the outdoors was what worked best for the both of us.  They got some fresh air and scenery, and I got some exercise in.  One of my favorite places for stroller exercising was…
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Uncertainty

Having a child with food allergies gives me this overwhelming feeling of uncertainty.  There are so many aspects of raising my daughter that leave me wondering if I made the right choices, and this can be so hard on a parent.  With Little Sister, I am constantly wondering if I made mistakes that led her…
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Monday: Why I am Not Fat

Obesity epidemic. In American, more than 1 in 3 adults is not overweight, but obese.  I can’t speak for men, but I can give some perspectives from a woman’s side. Weight issues are EVERYWHERE. Regardless of a woman’s current weight, we are always looking to lose something. 5 pounds, 10 pounds, that belly jiggle…
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IVIG received – much needed

On Tuesday, we headed out to our other new hospital – Huntsman Cancer Institute in St. George.  This is where Haven will get her port flushed every 4 weeks, and then every 6 weeks she will get her labs drawn, and then every 8 weeks she will get IVIG.  So, we actually get a one…
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Recipe: 3 Minute Single Brownie

If you love chocolate and you want to make a quick treat then this is the perfect recipe for you. When I was a low carb dieter I loved to make warm brownies that contained cocoa powder, splenda, powdered milk, and water.  And I would top them with cool whip because they were kind of…
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MedicAlert Buttons

*I am not being paid, or receiving any sort of incentive to write this post.  I just like to share my favorite things with other allergy families :)* Link to MedicAlert When we realized that Little Sisters allergies were so life-threatening, we knew that we needed to take an extra step to protect her.  I bought her…
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Tabata Workout

Do you want to add some variety to your workout? Perhaps you just need to get started but don’t have an hour every day. Tabatas are perfect. They take four minutes and can be done alone or added on the end of your strength workout. I have been adding them to the end of my…
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Motivation Monday: Never Give Up

Source We all have goals that we want to accomplish. As long you never give up, you will reach and surpass them. Sometimes we get sidetracked, but hopefully your determination leads you right back to your goals. If you miss a workout or eat something not so healthy, don’t give up. It doesn’t mean you…
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