A spoonful of sugar

If you're like me, after a stressful day, you can't wait to take that first sweet, creamy, bite of a candy bar.  Nothing can take its place after a hard day at work!  But now imagine, never being able to taste that sweet, luscious, melt in your mouth piece of candy ever again!!  I can't … Continue reading A spoonful of sugar


That’s a lot of bologna…or is it?

It's Wednesday and once again, I have the mid-week blahs.  If you're like me, work has been crazy and the last thing you want to do this evening is cook for the family! Unfortunately, for me being an empty nester, it's so easy to pull some kind of processed food out of the freezer and … Continue reading That’s a lot of bologna…or is it?

Put one foot in front of the other

  It's been almost a month since I wrote "Time for a New Start". Just wondering how you are doing out there?  Did you find the 500 calories a day to cut out of your daily diet? I did hear from a reader, she and her family are working hard on continuing to knock out … Continue reading Put one foot in front of the other

My cup runneth over

Did you know 60% of your body is made of water? Not only do you need to eat right, but, you have to drink plenty of fluids to refresh yourself every day.  The old saying of drinking 8, 8 ounce servings of water was the norm, but, according to Clemson State University, you need to … Continue reading My cup runneth over

Not tonight, I have a “headache”

We've all had headaches at one point in time, but, when a headache becomes disabling, it's more than a headache, it's a MIGRAINE! The mere sound of anything above a whisper can bring you to your knees, not to mention, the light from a lamp can feel like a laser beam blasting into your eyes.  … Continue reading Not tonight, I have a “headache”