I used to wonder how pioneer women had the bodily strength and stamina to live that lifestyle. That wondering was based on a misconception- they were strong and had stamina because of that lifestyle. My "ancient" vitamix blender finally bit the dust (yes I ordered a replacement one on eBay on the cheap.) So I'm … Continue reading I’m Farm Fit
I reviewed my lab work with my physician and I'm relieved to say I don't have lupus. Praise God. But, I did test positive for RA So, the next step is to get in with a rheumatologist and do more detailed lab workups and then settle on a care plan to manage symptoms. It's not … Continue reading Health Answers
Before kids, I remember going on runs with my husband... Or rather, trailing behind my husband, huffing and puffing and trying not to roll my ankles, as he sprinted majestically ahead of me down the cracked and uneven sidewalks of our hometown. As far as pacing is concerned, my husband and I aren't ideal running … Continue reading My Workouts These Days
This post makes me a bad person... Fortunately I have a good friend who pulled me back into reality. I woke up this morning for the third time around 6:00AM... not for another pregnancy bathroom break, but because my son was awake. As we are still in our temporary living situation, I opted to console … Continue reading Freedom Envy
I really loathe the instructions given to people who tell them to statically stretch before any work out. In my humble opinion, which is worth what you paid for it, that's just asking for torn and overstretched, overtaxed muscles and tendons. We often ask too much of our bodies before they're ready to meet our … Continue reading Compress to De-stress
Plantar fascitis is pretty common. As such, there are plenty of people suffering without relief as well as others setting themselves up for future pain by being ignorant of the causes, risks and prevention of the condition. Thankfully, I'm here to help! Plantar fascitis is an inflammation of the fascia (connective tissues) that connects the … Continue reading Plantar Fascitis Relief
Quick! Without looking, what are your feet doing right now? It's a question I never really thought of answering before my RYT 200 training. Our feet do so much for us and there's a tendency to take them for granted. Most of us don't use our feet to the extent that we could. Here are … Continue reading How Are Your Feet?
With some help from my husband, I eventually recognized that my lifestyle was not super healthy and I knew I was not feeling my best. I made a commitment to get fit while my husband was deployed. I had always enjoyed running so I set a goal for myself to run a ½ marathon. I … Continue reading The Change