Boy Voyage!: Healthy Items for Your Carry-On Bag

The Food Pyramid — Pinnacle of Healthy Eating?

  A friend of mine asked me the other day if I ate carbs.  My response? Hell yes.  I explained to her that if I didn’t eat carbs one of two things would… Continue reading

Practice, Don’t Preach

A few weeks ago I went out to dinner with friends at one of those family style Italian restaurants with meatballs the size of baseballs and bowls of pasta big enough to swim… Continue reading

April’s Workout Warrior: Laura

Question:  What is the most incredible fitness-related feat Laura DeLucia has accomplished in the last few years on the planet? A. Running in more than 5 marathons B.  Competing in a boxing match… Continue reading

10 Reasons You May Not be Losing Weight

I’ve gotten several questions from people trying to lose weight who have stalled in their weightless and are not seeing lbs going down on the scale, are still struggling to get into their… Continue reading

A Tale of Three Dresses

I’ve always had a thing for trying on dresses.  Even as a pre-teen I’d go to the dress department of my favorite department store and lock myself in a fitting room with a… Continue reading

Impulse Eating Breaking the Bank?

I was in Starbucks the other day, like almost five out of the seven days of the week, when a woman in front of me said something that I’ve heard before but for… Continue reading

Milk: It Does Some Bodies Good

A decade before milk advertisers came up with the “Got Milk?” ads of the 90s, 80s babies like myself heard the phrase “Milk.  It does a body good” every time we turned on… Continue reading

Lent: Celebration Through Sacrifice

When people ask me what my favorite holiday is I sometimes hesitate to answer because the response typically draws the same reaction: “Lent?  That’s not really a holiday, is it?” I suppose that… Continue reading

March’s Workout Warrior: Jon

March’s workout warrior is the yang to my yin — my husband Jon.  This month we celebrate our one year anniversary as husband and wife (!!).  In addition to being my constant support,… Continue reading