As the holidays are upon us, there is much to be thankful for. Being Grateful will keep help you healthy. So will Movement. Movement can keep the #1 health issue at bay...INFLAMMATION. While we all can be focused on food, fun, gifts and libations, please put exercise on your to-do list. According to a comprehensive … Continue reading Eat Well, Be Thankful and Keep it Moving!
Have you guys seen the Netflix documentary The Game Changers? It's about athletes who get their strength from plant based food. It's AMAZING! Now I've posted about trying to be more vegan-ish before. But it's HAAARD to give up meat, fish and chicken entirely. And with Thanksgiving coming up...Imma TRY. But this movie gave me … Continue reading Be a Game Changer! Have a Green Smoothie Morning
There's a lot of information circulating about meditating these days. Many people swear by it. I must admit, I was a skeptic. You all know I believe in getting to the gym. Here's one of my favorite clips from Pinterest about hitting it: Well, as many of you know it's also been a challenging … Continue reading Build Your Muscles – Relax Your Mind
Yikes!!! It's the middle of August already. Where has the summer gone?? You know I have been and will STAY on my soapbox about getting in exercise. 30 minutes of something 5 days a week. Well, here in Chicago, we gotta make hay while the sun shines, because before you know it, Mother Nature will … Continue reading The Benefits of Vitamin D – Get Outside!!
As Nike says, JUST DO IT! I can't tell you how much working out can help you FEEL better. It really does lift your spirits and your thoughts. When you put on your favorite song, rock to the rhythm and move to the beat outside or on equipment, boy, what a feeling of power, of … Continue reading Exercise can lift your Spirits, lift your Thoughts, lift your Butt!
Hey Everyone! How have you been? I've missed you! As many of you know, I'm getting my footing back after losing my Mom and want to thank you again for all the support and love. It's so important to have people around you who understand the journey, know your heart and accept you even when … Continue reading OWN YOUR SIZZLE!
As we celebrate Black History Month, I'm honored to salute a woman who is truly Sizzling After 60 and has been making history for a LOOOONNG time, Debbie Allen. This new article in Elle Magazine says it all--"Debbie Will Determine": https://www.elle.com/culture/a26360352/debbie-allen-greys-anatomy-interview/?fbclid=IwAR2-L8OA90xoksXqvazS_exvtkbTMKyezYYxrlwjr7WUgAdUDgiph68O7-M Photo by Emily Shur for Elle Debbie has been a trailblazer for years. Her … Continue reading Saluting Debbie Allen – and the Power of Asking for What you Want
With the ACTUAL temperatures in Chicago currently at -20 below and a wind chill of -50 below, it's a good time to take a look at your skin care regimen. We don't want our faces to crack, no matter what the weather! I'm often asked about my skin, what I use/do to keep it glowing. … Continue reading Get Your Glow On! Skin Care and Inner Care
This is Millie Cruzat. She'll be 92 years young next month...and I mean YOUNG!! You may have seen her on Chicago's Windy City Live television show sharing her tips for living long and well. She's a former dancer and yoga enthusiast who can still do an awesome high kick, and wears her stilettos with ripped … Continue reading Stay Vibrant!
Happy New Year! Thank you to everyone for your very kind calls, texts, cards and prayers on the passing of my beloved Mom last month. As I continue to miss my Mom dearly, one lesson she taught me was to stay active. Mom used to walk three miles every day with one of her girlfriends … Continue reading Being Healthy is My Legacy