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Lifestyle tips to support a healthy life for women over 40 such as hormonal changes through
menopause help to create an active life for years to come.

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What Postmenopausal Women Should Know about Osteoporosis

  This post was sponsored by Radius Health, Inc., and does not constitute medical advice. My personal story and opinions are my own. I am not a medical professional and am not qualified to give medical advice. Please talk with your healthcare provider about your...

My Deodorant Stopped Working: Now What…Going Natural or Bare?

It's not a subject most of us bring up easily over lunch with our friends. Who wants to admit how bad they smell after a workout even after loading up on deodorant several times. When my deodorant stopped working it was difficult to determine if the smell was me or my...

Are Sugar Substitutes Really Better for You Than Cane Sugar?

Sugar substitutes have been in the spotlight for a while now as many people have been trying to cut sugar out in the name of living a healthier lifestyle. But how much better are the sugar substitutes?     Sugar has been a long time favorite of mine. It was...

Taking Time for Yourself is More Important than You Might Think

As a mom, you could easily spend your every waking minute on doing for others, without taking time for yourself. There's a problem with that, and I didn't learn that lesson until my 40s.   I love being a mom, especially when my children were young. I was a...

Is Your Sleep Loss Causing Weight Gain During Menopause?

Sleep loss causing weight gain during menopause is more common than you may realize. Whether you're in peri-menopause, menopause or post-menopause, you might be experiencing trouble falling asleep or even staying asleep contributing to sleep loss causing weight gain....

What if You Could Get Paid Big Money to Exercise?

Exercise goes hand in hand with losing weight, but there are more benefits of exercise you may not have thought about. Of course, most of us are familiar with the fact that exercise improves heart health, reduces stress, makes you more productive and even an overall...

How the Sugar Industry Duped Us All for 50 Years

Wow, we have been duped all of these years...50 years now. The NY Times has issued an article explaining how the sugar industry paid Harvard researchers to point the finger at saturated fat instead of sugar for heart disease. No, this isn't a movie, this really...

My Personal Experience with Torn Bulging Discs

                    Bulging discs can be very common for women over 40, especially active women over 40. I have several friends who are suffering with L4-L5 and L5-S1 bulging discs or who know other people with this...

Friday Faves + Big Announcement

Happy, happy Friday Friends! Another weekend is coming our way in a few hours! An update on the forever ongoing back issue...I had my MRI on Tuesday, saw the doctor for the results on Wednesday. Not a great back, (thanks for the genes, Dad)...some arthritis and 2...

Tackling the Back Pain Head On + MRI Prep Tips

Hello from injury sofa again! If you've had an injury that has kept you from doing the things you like doing, I know you can relate right now. While most of the time I can keep in mind this is only very temporary, sometimes I let a little discouragement crept into my...