Out of Sight, Out of Mind, Off My Hips!

I can’t believe I ate the whole box! You may be thinking I have this eating healthy thing all figured out and have no trouble avoiding unhealthy choices. That would be incorrect. I’m tempted constantly, mostly by sweets and baked goods.  If it is in the house, I’m going to eat it. The cookies call…

Busy Woman’s Guide featured in StopAfib’s Heart Daily!

The most recent post from the Embrace Your Heart Blog, “Are You Your Own Doormat?” is featured in today’s Heart Daily from StopAfib.org. StopAfib.org is an excellent resource for people with Atrial Fibrillation and the people who care for them.  StopAfib’s Heart Daily is a concise listing of the day’s top stories about heart health.…

Are You Your Own Doormat?

I’m not a doormat! You may not let other people walk all over you, but are you allowing your commitments to walk all over your life and your health? Think about it… Do you put the needs of everyone and everything else ahead of your own needs? Do you take care of others before you…

Seriously, Just Get the Flu Shot!

Did you get your flu shot yet? I know – no one likes a shot. Yet, a little poke in the arm is a small price to pay to avoid a potentially fatal infection. Many people are confused about the flu and the importance of getting a flu shot. The flu, or influenza, isn’t what…

2011 Challenge: Don’t Be Such A Wuss

What are you putting off? This year my dad would have celebrated his 69th birthday.  Sadly, we lost him to colon cancer at age 52.  At the time 52 seemed so young.  The older I get – the younger it seems.  I can’t help but wonder if Dad would have had a colonoscopy at age…