Public Relations Flack, Health-Conscious Cyclist, Personal Finance Nerd, Global Wanderer and slightly deranged fan of St. Louis and Mizzou Sports. I only write when I have something to say, but I talk constantly!
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Greetings from Texas! Misti’s family celebrated Mother’s Day yesterday with a fun get-together at her sister’s place. A great time with good people, plenty of food and lots of good cheer. I’m 1,200 miles away from my mom, but that doesn’t mean … Continue reading
My exceptionally talented supervisor (yes, she’ll probably read this) routinely accuses me of burying my lead. So without further ado… I’m leaving North Carolina. I’m moving to Texas. I’m doing it because of a woman.
Funny, but for all of the scholarly quotes I’ve come across and enjoyed over the years, some of the best lessons came to me from fictional characters, disgraced athletes and musicians whose music I don’t even enjoy. Here are five … Continue reading
Kind of like my life, this list is in no particular order…
So, my physical transformation has gone national, kind of. I’ve been featured in a syndicated news story about fitness apps and the privacy you sacrifice to use them. So far it’s run at least twice, but may be coming to … Continue reading
Editor’s note: If you’ve been following this series of posts on healthy habits (and based on the analytics, you haven’t!), you know I said I would share 8 Healthy Habits and all of them before I left for the MS … Continue reading
One of my favorite things about MyFitnessPal is that it tracks nutrients as well as calories. You can set a quick view for the nutrients that are most important to you, but all of the major vitamins and minerals are … Continue reading
In case it’s been awhile since you’ve reviewed the data on the importance of breakfast, here are some interesting studies done recently about the meal more Americans skip than any other:
I resisted nutritional budgeting for years, but now that I’m on board, I’d say it made the biggest difference in my weight management success. Simply put, it takes the guess work out of losing weight.