Being Healthy is My Legacy

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

Stretch Yourself – Good for Your Body and Mind

This summer I hurt my shoulder, and couldn't lift heavy weights.  I had to adjust my fitness routine to a different pace.  One of my BFFs from grade school days, Lydia, came to visit, and she's a yoga enthusiast at 65.  Looks great.  During her visit, she got on the floor and stretched for 15 … Continue reading Stretch Yourself – Good for Your Body and Mind

Reinvention is a Choice. 

 Are you considering a major change in your life?  It can seem daunting.  Should I start that business?  Move to another city?  Try a different career? Well, you are reinventing yourself. Like a caterpillar shedding it’s skin in order to emerge as a butterfly, we shed our skins several times at different stages of life. … Continue reading Reinvention is a Choice. 

Tap Into Your Juice

It's interesting.  This process of Sizzling.  To me, it is so much more than how I look.  It's how I feel about my life, and the many aspects of it.  You see, there's is so much to live for.  It's about consistently making the decision to step toward the good.  Step toward God's gifts inside … Continue reading Tap Into Your Juice

Shift Happens

There comes a time. At each stage of life, you shift.   Priorities, plans, dreams.  You rearrange the chairs on the deck to fit the motion of the ocean.  Always pressing on, but pressing in a different way.  You sail on while things calibrate, energy moves, and then exciting horizons can appear.  I'm shifting gears now.  … Continue reading Shift Happens

The Benefits of Pruning

I'm good at a lot of things, but I don't have a green thumb.  While I love the looks of plants, most of the ones in my home are of the beautiful silk variety!  The pictures above are of the only plant I've been able to grow.  Would you  believe it's the same plant?  It … Continue reading The Benefits of Pruning

Two Meals can give your Body the Feels!

As we age, research suggests reducing our caloric intake is a good idea.  How to do that without feeling HANGRY?  Well, I'm trying the Two Meal a Day Plan that Active Agers in some Blue Zones use.  Instead of eating breakfast first thing when I get up and moving (I'm an early riser--5:30 AM--where are … Continue reading Two Meals can give your Body the Feels!