In health care, chronic diseases tend to travel in packs. Those with non-insulin dependent diabetes mellitus (commonly known as type 2 diabetes) are generally, without a doubt, overweight...if not obese. I could and would provide you with statistics, but it's pointless. Even in my infantile ... Read More about prioritizing problems
I got a first MyDailyQuestion (which was a comment, really) from a rando and that makes me SO happy! I'll continue to bring on the wit and aim to inform, humor, and entertain anyone and everyone willing to read. Do me a favor, if you would, and click "Follow Blog" at the top left if you are, in ... Read More about I have blog stalkers! Yay!
Does Alli (Orlistat) work? In one word: yes. However, weight loss in addition to the results of calorie restriction and exercise alone are not (yet) proven to be dramatic. Additionally, most research conducted on the drug has been performed on Alli's prescription-strength cousin, Xenical ... Read More about Alli for weight-loss?
I would consider myself a "Flexitarian" by definition. Mainly because the definition is so broad. While being a flexitarian provides plentiful flexibility, the premise of the "diet" definitely encourages reduced meat consumption while increasing plant consumption, particularly vegetables . Do ... Read More about Flexitarianism
So yesterday was my birthday (which was amazing, by the way) and Mark and I went out to a local Mexican restaurant for dinner. In the middle of dinner, his dad first called his cell and then mine. Neither of us picked up, figuring he was calling to wish me a happy birthday...and we would call him ... Read More about Don't blame the tequila…
..."just dance!" This is my first week back to work full-time while balancing motherhood (of a puppy) and the chores of being a wife and home-owner. In the past 3 days I've only managed a run on one of those days. I'm just exhausted. And, I'm full of excuses. It's too hot (which it is) The dog ... Read More about Gaga knows what's up…
I lovingly borrowed the title of this blog entry from today's American Dietetic Association Daily News. I couldn't have come up with anything more clever myself...wise people those ADA'ers. It is wedding season, and yay for marriage!! I am a May 2009 bride and so now... I'm a married old hag ... Read More about "First Comes Love, Then Comes Obesity?"
If your healthy habits aren't habitual, train and trick yourself into making healthier food choices. Here's my top 10 recommendations: 10. If you're going to a restaurant which lists the nutrition facts online (consult websites such as thedailyplate.com or fitday.com) or in print, pick what you'll ... Read More about Suckerrrrrrr