Healthy Eats for Trick-or-Treat

My favorite holiday growing up as a kid was Halloween.  I loved carving jack-o-lanterns, watching spooky movies, and getting dressed up in homemade costumes — either sewn together by my mom or improvised… Continue reading

A Healthier Tuna Salad

One of my favorite sandwiches (and salad toppings) is tuna salad. Did you know that a half a cup of tuna salad contains almost 10 grams of fat?  Seems strange when you consider… Continue reading

Fear of Failure (and of Falling on Your Face)

“Part of abandoning the all-or-nothing mentality is allowing yourself room for setbacks. We are bound to have lapses on the road to health and wellness, but it is critical that we learn how… Continue reading

October’s Workout Warrior: Phyllis

A few weeks ago I wrote a birthday post “Happy healthy thirty something” about re-learning my body and changing up my health and fitness regimen in order to ensure longevity.  Phyllis — this month’s workout… Continue reading

A Pumpkin Spice “Latte” that’s not so SCARY

If you’re like me or one of the other millions of FALL LOVERS on the planet than you probably have already started to get excited about the crisp air, the leaves on the… Continue reading

Did you save room for dessert?

We’ve all heard those tempting words, usually put forth by a waiter at the end of a meal just before they bring the bill:  “Did you save room for desert?” Truthfully, in almost… Continue reading

Starting the Journey to Your Healthiest Self

A little over a month ago I got an email from and had the opportunity to meet a blog reader named Amber who is exactly where I was four years ago: mid-twenties, moving out on her… Continue reading

Be BODacious

A recent blog article “You have the wrong body for Ballet” (via elephant journal on August 1st, 2014) caught my attention as it made the rounds on Facebook.  Not only was the title… Continue reading

Happy healthy thirtysomething

On the eve of my thirty-second birthday I’m recalling an earlier time when I was twenty-six.  I remember sitting in our office celebrating the thirty-second birthday of a colleague and thinking, “I can’t… Continue reading

Latest Healthy Items In the Pantry

The other day I decided to finally try shopping at the new Wegman’s grocery warehouse (it’s too big to be called a grocery store — warehouse seems the only appropriate word.)  I should… Continue reading