Physical Activity for Health and Well-Being

Physical Activity for Health and Well-Being

When I was 41 I started experiencing extreme tiredness, stomach troubles and body aches. It got so bad that I spent many an afternoon lying on the couch. After a while I discovered the trouble. The beginning of menopause. I shared some about this time on this blog....
The Need for Movement

The Need for Movement

  Have you heard sitting is the new smoking? “For people who sit most of the day, their risk of heart attack is about the same as smoking” ~ Martha Grogan, cardiologist, Mayo Clinic The scientific community has even dubbed this “sitting disease.”  It’s not...
Natural Ways to Treat Dry Winter Skin

Natural Ways to Treat Dry Winter Skin

Dry winter skin is an unpleasant side effect of the fun of the season. Whether we’re doing the homestead chores, in the mountains snowshoeing, on the ski slope, or just hanging out at home in front of the fire, dry itchy skin can be a real problem. And...
My Christmas Present to Myself

My Christmas Present to Myself

I’ve been sharing for the last year plus about my menopause journey. I’ll tell you, this is a journey that has not been too terribly fun. It’s a lot like being stuck on a roller coaster. You can’t get off and it just keeps going through the...
From Couch Potato to Trekker

From Couch Potato to Trekker

My little family is planning a backpacking adventure over the summer. Two weeks in and out of the wilderness. Considering not long ago I was what could be referred to as a couch potato (without a TV but with a computer) the idea of a trek through the wilderness is...

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