Call Of The Wild: The Great Outdoors Is The Key To Fitness

Clean air, blue sky, and a bracing breeze are benefits we can expect if we step outside for a bit. However, there are not the only things. In fact, the great outdoors the perfect place for fitness activities and as there are so many fun ones to do, heading out into the open can make it easier and more enjoyable to stay fit. So read on for a short guide on the advantages out outside exercise, and how to get a little more into your routine. Hiking If you are looking for a low impact sport that has plenty to distract you away from that fact that you are burning calories then hiking is a great choice. This is because there is so much to see and experience on a hike in the great outdoors. Such as amazing views, wildlife, and fauna such as the ones listed at Then there are also the specific beauty spots like waterfalls and gullies to watch out for. In fact, you will be so overawed with all the beautiful things around you that you probably won't remember … [Read more...]

The 7 Worst Excuses To Ditch Fitness

Most people have a love/hate relationship when they first start with fitness. Fitness is the solution to their health and body problems. But more importantly, fitness demands hard work, dedication and motivation, which can take the time to build up. Motivation is a habit, and like most habits, you need to practice until it becomes natural to do so. Unfortunately, it’s where a lot of people fail. Most follow their fitness program for the first few weeks and then find themselves lacking the dedication to continue, either because it is too time-demanding, or because they don’t see the dreamed results fast enough. Below is a list of the 7 worst excuses that everyone who starts on a fitness journey can be guilty of using. Use this if you find yourself finding excuses not to work out a little too often. #1. I Can’t See The Results Putting on weight takes time. So it’s only natural that your body doesn’t get hyper fit after the first workout. Losing weight is a work of patience. If you … [Read more...]

Remove Pesky Hairs With Laser Hair Removal

As one gets older their hormones start to change and one thing I have noticed with my hormones changing, I am starting to get pesky hairs on my chin and above my lip. While these hairs have always been there, they seem to be getting darker and more stiff. If you're a female these hairs are very much unwanted, they're what we would call embarrassing. I often find myself sitting with a mirror and tweezing the hairs, however, the problem with this, the more I pluck the more the hair seems to grow. While men have the option to take a razor to their unwanted facial hair, this is not an option for us women. Taking a razor to our face would be asking for trouble. Thankfully, there's a few different options we as women have in tackling these unwanted hairs. Tweezers If the hairs have not yet ventured out of control, one can easily do as I do for the time being and pick up the mirror, flash light and tweezers. Plucking hairs is the easiest and most affordable of the three options … [Read more...]

EatSmart Precision CalPal Digital Bathroom Scale Review

I have personally struggled with my weight most my life. This has caused me not to only suffer from depression but also anxiety. I have discovered not long ago, that weight issues and anxiety go hand in hand. My anxiety was so severe when we would go anywhere, my stomach would turn in knots and I would have to go to the bathroom. This made family time pretty much impossible. I remember attempting to go eat out, and within the first 10 minutes I would be in the restroom. I would be in there several more times before we finished up and left. I remember I would sit there and try to rush my family, I would be having bad hot flashes, and knew as soon as we left my stomach would tell me to get to the bathroom. I would have to race home in hopes I didn't have an accident in my pants. When I worked outside of the home, I would start having panic attacks, they would get so bad I would have to hold on to something to keep from passing out. I knew if I wanted to stop having bad attacks I … [Read more...]

Family Doctor, Dentist, Eye Doctor Oh My!

My husband dislikes going to the doctor. So when we got back to the South and we went to yet again get our Tennessee Driver License, and the lady told my husband he had to go get his eye's checked before could get a state license, he was pretty mad. Matter of fact he informed the lady he would not be back. Well, he was right he hasn't been back. However, it's only because we lack funds to get the eye test done. When we do have the money to get it we will be hitting up Zenni Optical. The have a great selection of men's eye wear for great prices. Chance are my husband will only need the glasses when he is driving. I honestly don't think he needs them often times he can see things better than I can and I have glasses. If you have ever been to DMV they make the images blurry on purpose. I was having to squint when I was reading mine, and like I said I wear glasses. If I would have known the little trip to Michigan was only going to be a waste of time and money we would have stayed … [Read more...]

Anxiety Controls My Life

As I sit here, I am having one of my wonderful attacks. I hate feeling the way I feel most the time. I try to keep my mind on other things, that's why I enter giveaways. Entering giveaways lets me focus on entering instead of everything else in my life. If you have ever had a panic attack you probably know what I am talking about. Through-out the day I have about 3 to 4 attacks. The symptoms include hot and cold flashes, nausea, and a deep emptiness in the pit of my stomach. When I get to feeling this way I just want to be left a lone. I want to drown in my own little world. I recently started having a lot of headaches, I normally don't have headaches. If you suffer from anxiety you know where I am coming from when I say anxiety controls my life. I cannot go out with my husband and have a good time because I freak, I cannot take my daughter to fun places because I freak. Simple trips to Memphis don't happen because I freak. Yesterday I went to Memphis for the first time by … [Read more...]