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Strong Is the New Skinny

I’m proud to take part in the #teamNFC program at National Fitness Center. The catchphrase on the pink tank caught my eye at National Fitness Center, so I decided to explore some of the conversations our society’s been having about Strong Is the New Skinny. If ever there was a loaded phrase to both motivate […]

Continue Reading By on August 27, 2016 in beauty, fitness, well-being, wellness, women

Fitness Time For Me

This post is in cooperation with National Fitness Center, where I am proud to take part in the #teamNFC program! You can’t help but smile when you see Ronnie.  He’s the gentleman at the front desk who always, always, smiles and has a kind, encouraging word to say to you when you visit National Fitness […]

Continue Reading By on July 30, 2016 in fitness, self care, wellness, women

Overheard at Your Local Fitness Center

This is a sponsored post in cooperation with National Fitness Center, where I take part in the #teamNFC program! “Almost done.  Now give me 22 more!” “Just one more.  I mean 8 more.” “Go super, super slow…” says the instructor as the weight feels heavier and heavier. “That’s just blood flowing into your arm.  That’s […]

Continue Reading By on February 25, 2016 in fitness, well-being, wellness

Pampering Dry Winter Skin

Thanks for visiting my Beautycounter site! Suffering the effects of dry winter air and neglect of your body’s largest organ — your skin?  There’s still time to pamper your skin with some common sense and the most soothing ingredients around. Have you tried? Bundling up.  Hats and mittens can protect skin from the harsh winter […]

Continue Reading By on February 12, 2016 in skincare, wellness

What’s New with Beautycounter Skincare

Want a styling product for your hair that doesn’t leave you guessing about ingredient safety?  New Style Sea Salt Spray from Beautycounter offers shine and texture enhancement without ingredients of concern found in most hairsprays.  This is one of the many new products recently introduced by this innovative line!  The concern for quality ingredients and […]

Continue Reading By on February 10, 2016 in beauty, health, well-being, wellness

Be Fearless with Your Fitness!

Thanks to National Fitness Center for letting even a coward like me take part in #teamNFC! May I confess something to you?  I’ve been afraid to step on the scale again lately.  I had been working toward a weight-loss goal, then finally discovered I had lost about 18 pounds, down a size or two where […]

Continue Reading By on December 11, 2015 in fitness, health, heart, wellness

Women Working on Muscles & More

This series is part of my sponsored involvement with the #teamNFC program at National Fitness Center! My mother was the strongest person I’ve ever known.  How she raised four children while working side-by-side with my father on the family farm is impressive to me.  I truly believe there was nothing she couldn’t do.  Tough as […]

Continue Reading By on December 8, 2015 in health, well-being, wellness