Health

Operation 25.5: Satisfying My Sweet Tooth

The plus of breaking away from sugar is that I am experimenting in the kitchen much more than I have since munchkin was born. My first task is a mission to find a nighttime sweet snack...

Operation 25.5 Update: Me and My Knife

I am so happy that I reached out to my trainer at the start of my weight loss journey and there is one thing she has taught me -- prepare and plan your food every single day,...

My Clear Little Friend

In seeking help for my journey to wellness I have discovered that this clear liquid is my friend (and my nemesis).

My Book Collection: Operation 25.5

As I embark on Operation 25.5 I have first been focusing on food. I really love food, always have and always will. Food brings me joy — preparing it for others, sharing it and enjoying...

Choose Wellness for 2011, Again

Wellness: physical, emotional, spiritual, environmental, occupational seems to be everywhere we read these days. I embraced the idea 2 years ago after having 2 major surgeries, the second one being a total hip replacement.

Back to Y.

Back to Y.

It’s been a while. With a recent relocation for our family, the holidays, new schools and a dozen other excuses, I haven’t exercised in about 4 weeks. For most that isn’t too bad, but for me that...

Submit No More: Operation 25.5

I have struggled with my weight since college. But when I realized that I did not have the energy to chase my munchkin around the park for too long, I decided that submission was no longer an...

What’s on your plate, or not, in 2011?

Everyone’s doing it – making resolutions.  While the Live Pretty team will make personal, and professional resolutions for 2011, we realize it’s a journey.  A journey made of steps – taken one at a time. Resolution: A...

Eating Out: Light bites, not so light…

Eating Out: Light bites, not so light…

Ok, so the other Saturday afternoon we were all out. Me, the girls and my husband, running weekend errands just like everyone else, with the kiddos in tow. “I’m Hungry” squeels from the back seat and we...

Indulgence: New Make-up

Indulgence: New Make-up

As a fairly new mom, I rarely find myself indulging in big purchases for various practical reasons. But recently, I was getting ready for the day (with my munchkin at my feat and/or trying to climb...