Seriously? I can eat whatever I want on May 11? Yes, it's true. May 11th has been declared the National Eat What You Want Day. I just heard about it. I have no idea when it started, but I feel like I have been missing out. This is like a bonus free day! A long … Continue reading Quirky Thursday: Eat What You Want Day
What is a Squatty Potty, you may be asking? True to its name, it is a small stool that tucks along the side of your toilet when not in use designed to help with your daily elimination, if I might put it delicately. Now for the not so delicate: it helps you poop better. The … Continue reading Squatty Potty, and Um, Bowel Health
Perfect Health Diet Eating, food, diets, perfection, and health all fascinate me. So, why wouldn't a book with this title draw my attention? Add to that, its subtitle: Regain Health and Lose Weight by Eating the Way You Were Meant to Eat. It even has a foreword by Primal/Paleo guru Mark Sisson of marksdailyapple.com and … Continue reading Perfect Health Diet: A Book Review
Imagine my dismay when I caught a cold after Thanksgiving for the second time in six weeks. The first one occurred in October shortly after I gave a presentation to co-workers on how to stay healthy during cold and flu season, and telling them that I had not had a cold for almost 3 years … Continue reading Can Catching a Cold Actually Be a Good Sign?
(sigh) Well, how did you do? I started out strong, but gained 1.6 lbs. Another person who did the challenge gained 2.4 lbs. Any of you dare to report your results? So, here's the thing. It's not quite the outcome I was hoping for, but it was a great learning experience. And, some of the … Continue reading Post-Thanksgiving 2017 Challenge Report
Let's see who can avoid weight gain in the next 5 days. Weigh yourself first thing in the morning tomorrow, Wednesday, November 22, 2017. Then weigh yourself again on Monday, November 27th. I will leave a post that day for you to leave a comment. No need to share your weight, just how much it … Continue reading Thanksgiving Weekend Challenge 2017
First, here is a question to stimulate your brain cells. Can you think of a word with four Z's in it? The answer will be given later. Yes, there is one. I recently used it and was struck by that peculiarity. Okay, now down to business. It has been a while since my last Quirky … Continue reading Quirky Thursday: What is Health Anyway?
Somewhere in the far reaches of my mind I had heard of astaxanthin before but had no idea what it was until recently when I read an excellent article written by Dr. Joseph Mercola. It actually sounded too good to be true. Fortunately I have access to a great library through my school where I … Continue reading Astaxanthin: Shockingly Awesome Supplement
This blog is committed to exploring health. I want to know and do everything I can to achieve optimal health for myself, and share what I learn by sifting through what I find in my researching, distilling it, and presenting it to those who may not have the time or interest to do so for themselves. … Continue reading Intro