Archive for September, 2011

September 28th, 2011 - 8:00 am § in Food, obesity

The Subject Parents Don’t Want to Talk About

According to new survey results, parents would rather talk about sex and drugs with their kids than weight. Twenty-two percent of parents are uncomfortable discussing the risks of being overweight with their kids. For parents of kids ages 8 to 12, only sex is a more uncomfortable topic and NO topic[...]

September 25th, 2011 - 8:00 am § in Food, obesity

Eat Well, Do Well: The Silver Diner

Every Sunday before heading to the grocery store  we stop at the Silver Diner on Wilson Blvd to have brunch. Before you shudder at the idea of eating at a diner let me assure you that this diner is not like a Denny’s. It is farm to table, uses local ingredients and you can often […][...]

September 21st, 2011 - 8:00 am § in Exercise, Workout Reviews

Workout Review: Jillian Michaels Ripped In 30

It took me awhile to get through this workout. I was trying to work it in with my training sessions, but my muscles were just too tired. This workout is no joke. It follows her standard 3-2-1 format and she recommends doing it 5-6 times a week (I don’t agree with this, and didn’t do [&he[...]

September 18th, 2011 - 8:00 am § in Exercise, obesity

I Never Know If I Am Healthy

I can never figure out if I am adding, taking away or breaking even with my life expectancy. A new study from Taiwan’s National Health Research Institutes said 15 minutes a day to moderate exercise would add three years to your life.  However, another study out of Australia says watching an h[...]

September 11th, 2011 - 8:00 am § in Running Through My Mind

Managing Accounts as a Defensive Specialist

I’ve been a little MIA lately, between work exploding and wedding finalization I was just a wee-bit overwhelmed. During that time, I got a pep talk from a supervisor who I have to say has an uncanny ability to pick the right words and truly light a fire under you.  The pep talk got me [&helli[...]