Category: Heath and Fitness

Jul 25

Tips on Staying Safe in the Summer Heat

Hello friends, I hope you all had a wonderful weekend.  Mine started out great as I presented a Basic Blogging Workshop at the Elsmere Library.  It was a very interactive class and fortunately the library was air conditioned so it was very cool and comfy indoors.  However, by the time the workshop ended the temps …

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Apr 27

Empowering Our Sisters : Our Journey to Wellness

Delta and Sigma Sisters

Saturday I attended the 3rd Annual Health, Wellness and Empowerment Summit presented by the Wilmington Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. The Empowering Our Sisters: Our Journey to Wellness event was held at the John H. Ammon Medical Education Center at the Christiana Hospital.  I was invited to attend and to provide social …

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Mar 07

8 Healthy Habits You’re Not Doing (But You Need To Be)

8 healthy habits

8 Healthy Habits You’re Not Doing (But You Need To Be) By: Darci Maxwell   Jim Rohn said “Take care of your body.  It’s the only place you have to live.”  While we all want to take care of our bodies, we tend to get a little lazy here and there, neglecting do many necessary …

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Jan 11

Weight Loss and Menopause

WOW – I can’t believe that I am still struggling with weight loss and menopause! (REPOST FROM 2013)  The Freshman 15 is nothing compared to the Menopause 20! In college I could skip a meal and lose 5 pounds, now if I look at a piece of bread I gain 5 pounds. The Personal Summers …

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Mar 31

Super Foods for Seniors | Heart Smarts

Hello Friends and Happy Monday High Blood Pressure (HBP) or Hypertension affects around 50 million people in the US.  It can cause heart disease, heart failure, strokes and kidney disease.  HBP can be controlled with weight loss and eating right, however, sometimes medicines are also prescribed. If you want to pass on the pills, and …

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Mar 24

Super Foods for Seniors | Cholesterol Blasters

Hello Friends and welcome back from the weekend!   Did you get outside and enjoy the beautiful weather on the first Spring weekend of the year?  How about the grill, did you clear away the spider webs and fire it up?  If so, were there any not-so-good-for-you foods on there.  Knowing you probably not, besides …

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Mar 17

Super Foods for Seniors | Bone Builders

Hello Friends and Happy Monday   Did you know that bad bones bother more than 64 million Americans, are you one of them?  Bone is a living growing tissue and all during our lives new bone replaces old bone but when you are young, it builds faster.  At around the age of 30, bone loss …

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Mar 10

Super Foods For Seniors | Joint Soothers

Hello Friends and Happy Monday I trust you all had a wonderful weekend with an opportunity to get out and enjoy the warmer winter temps.  If you did any yard work or other activities that your body wasn’t ready for, you may need to eat a few of these Super Foods to soothe those aching …

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Mar 03

Super Foods for Seniors | Fitness Fare

Hello Friends and Happy Monday Yesterday afternoon as I sat writing this post we were anxiously awaiting another major snowstorm, hopefully the last one of the season.  People were out in the grocery stores stocking up on food as if they needed enough to last for the entire week.   In 17 days it’ll officially …

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Feb 24

Super Foods for Seniors – Chapter 5

Hello Friends and Happy Monday I hope you all had a wonderful weekend and was able to get outside to enjoy the beautiful warm weather, it was definitely the best Saturday since the new year began.  Spring is right around the corner so it’s time to start thinking about ditching the bulky sweaters for more …

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