Vertical Ab Workouts: Your Ticket Outta Neck Strain

  I kinda can’t believe this, but my tot-lette is 10 – dix! a decade! – and I still have a post-preggo kangaroo pouch. My weight’s pretty low (109 lbs on a 5’1 frame, to be specific), but I still have a spongey mid-section. Grrrrr… I’ve started working out with a great local trainer named…

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Just Asking: Why Do “They” Get To Be Chubby And Not Us?

Just now, as I was returning home from drop-off (unless there’s a storm brewing, we’re walkers; it’s one of our key bonding times), I ran into my neighbor, her daughter and the daughter’s insanely adorable, fantastically chubby baby. OMG, it was all I could do to keep my mitts off that meaty little guy. Immediately…

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Sugar and your immune system = worst couple on the planet

I’m almost certain I’m not a doctor, so a lot of the wellness intel I dispense in this sweet little ol’ blog is anecdotal, i.e.: It’s pulled from the headlines of my life. Which isn’t to say it isn’t completely thought-out, and responsible, and – dare I say it – credible. Nine times out of…

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