3:30 PM Apr 22, 2014
Black beans make the list
5:50 PM Apr 22, 2014
I’m a bit of a green thumb. I have to be with the big yard I have that is full of trees, flowers, grasses, ferns and veggies in the summer.  It’s a great space with rich soil, critters and lots of ever changing greenery. Without tending it the yard would quickly turn into a jungle. Just like our...
11:30 AM Apr 21, 2014
Campaign comes as Americans are increasingly reaching for foods they feel are fresh
2:50 PM Apr 18, 2014
Squatting for strength has been a mainstay in programs for decades. Squatting is a natural pattern and strengthens powerful muscles for human performance. Back squats are the most popular, but are losing favor with some accomplished trainers. The back squat is where the bar is placed on the...
2:30 PM Apr 19, 2014
This past week Hannah Riley, my FIT trainer from the Norwalk Rec, and I started to talk more about food. I need to broaden my food choices. I think I've been eating well, but because of my pickiness, I'm very limited in my choices of food.  I've been starting to try new foods, but Hannah is giving...
6:40 AM Apr 19, 2014
Here we are at unlucky No. 13 for my blog. I have been sick with a sinus infection and both ears infected for awhile now and on antibiotics for four days and feel even worse every day. I woke up Sunday morning with an awful cough now, too. I had a great start to this past week, though. Early...
12:20 PM Apr 16, 2014
But will it make your sandwich healthier?
2:50 PM Apr 16, 2014
Here is a awesome side dish and a way to get a little more vegetables in everyone’s diet at Easter dinner. You can add any of your favorite spices or a little bit of Parmesan cheese. It is a very quick recipe to make with the use of the microwave instead of steaming it and reheats very well for...
12:50 PM Apr 16, 2014
I’ve been doing the FIT Challenge since Jan. 15 and so far I have lost 45 pounds.  I didn’t hit my goal I set for myself; I was hoping to lose 5 more pounds by April 10, so I changed it until the end of April to lose that 5 pounds; I am hoping I can do it. I did go back to see the doctor about the...
5:30 PM Apr 15, 2014
Firefighters, police to run in Toledo marathon in honor of fallen firefighters
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