Acceptable Body Measurements


Listening to health professionals of all walks of life, one would think an average person was morbidly obese, failing to achieve any measure of health, each and every one of us the epitome of laziness and sloth. Throughout the years, I've done quite a bit of research on health, meaning exercise, fitness, eating, low carb, … Continue reading Acceptable Body Measurements

Doing All You Can For Health


You eat right, exercise, meditate and your Doctor still isn't happy. For the past seventeen years, I've been living as healthy as I can, within the confines of my health issues, medications and their side effects and with what foods I am allowed to eat. Sometimes, Doctors lose sight of that, I believe. They don't … Continue reading Doing All You Can For Health

Lab Results Via Nephrologist


Got latest lab results from Nephrologists office and some numbers are great, some are elevated. There's been an ongoing battle regarding all my cholesterol level numbers. My A1C has gone down from 9.1 months ago to 8.4, cholesterol is 244, triglycerides 696, HDL 37, glucose 219. The Dr's keep prescribing medications that do all the damage, then … Continue reading Lab Results Via Nephrologist

An Hour or Three of Exercise


Just finished an hour of exercise, cause even middle agers need to keep as healthy as we can! What do I do? Depends on the day, I do 30 minutes of strength training, 30 minutes of plyometrics and between 1-2 hours of aerobic/cardio per day.  That could be walking, exercise pedals, or plain ole marching … Continue reading An Hour or Three of Exercise

Wertfrei Wednesday: One Month Down


The first month of 2015 is gone and we're well into February. Time to talk about those healthy choices you've made earlier on in January. Whatever you chose to do to improve your life, now is the time to take stock and review what you have done. What steps have you made? The Three main … Continue reading Wertfrei Wednesday: One Month Down

Healthy Thursday: Losing Weight


There are so many articles, blogs, conversations, news stories going on about 'the best, most healthy way to lose weight'. There are, literally, hundreds of new ideas, opinions and ultimatums on weight loss. Sure, some people claim they 'just can't lose weight, no matter what they do', that one can't help roll their eyes. Weight … Continue reading Healthy Thursday: Losing Weight

Healthy Thursday: Healthy Eating


Week three is starting in the new year, 2015, and i'm wondering how your Healthy New Choices are going so far. My posts have been about making better choices for ourselves instead of resolutions. Resolutions can be broken, but if you're consciously making better choices, you'll keep making them. We've discussed substituting some bad foods … Continue reading Healthy Thursday: Healthy Eating

Healthy Thursday: Healthcare after Health Issues


Americans are more obese now than anytime in her history. Why? Basically, the problem boils down to what happens in the kitchen-what Americans are feeding themselves. But, Ample Americans (as my bf says) can only feed themselves what the U.S. Government says we can eat. Which leads to health problems. Americans are not exercising, walking … Continue reading Healthy Thursday: Healthcare after Health Issues

Healthy Thursday: Weight Loss by Fruits and Vegetables


  A new study has just confirmed what we already knew: Eating fruit and vegetables will not help you lose weight [http://thechart.blogs.cnn.com/2014/06/27/5-studies-you-may-have-missed-36/] As I have said, time and again, in articles and cookbook introductions, you need to do some form of exercise that makes you sweat for an extended period of time. While admirable, reducing … Continue reading Healthy Thursday: Weight Loss by Fruits and Vegetables

Healthy Thursday: Don’t Diet


Summer is in full force, more people are feeling energetic, making plans to diet, exercise in order to lose weight fast.  They are looking for fast diets, like the antithesis of fast food. More and more articles are popping up, everywhere I look promising to help you melt fat faster than you can down  a … Continue reading Healthy Thursday: Don’t Diet