To Brace or Not to Brace? That is the Question.

They say that nothing is sure in life except for death and taxes. Well, you might as well throw low back pain in there as well. It is estimated that roughly 80% of the population will suffer with a bad bout of lower back pain at some point. Unfortunately, there are plenty of instances where… Continue reading To Brace or Not to Brace? That is the Question.

5 Affordable Additions to Your Home Gym

It has always been my opinion that everyone should have a dedicated place in their house to perform some sort of exercise. I prefer an actual home gym to a corner of your bedroom, but if a shared space is all you can muster, it’s better than nothing. But outfitting a home gym can not… Continue reading 5 Affordable Additions to Your Home Gym

Dental Floss for Your Spine

A dental visit carries a certain stigma with it, doesn’t it? First, the sterile smell of a medical facility induces a certain uneasiness. Then there’s the uncomfortable chair.  And of course, it’s all punctuated by the high pitched, nerve-grating whir of that industrial drill. And that’s just the waiting room! You’re smart, though. You know… Continue reading Dental Floss for Your Spine

3 Things That Might Be Wrecking Your Health and How to Fix Them

A life of health and wellness is built on a foundation of good exercise habits and proper nutrition. But even when diet and exercise are locked in, there are other factors that might be adversely affecting your health. Here are 3 common problems that tend to creep up, and some simple solutions for each. Problem… Continue reading 3 Things That Might Be Wrecking Your Health and How to Fix Them

10 Great Finds at Aldi for Under 5 Bucks

When I hear people complaining that it costs so much to eat good food, I like to remind them that they can either invest in wellness now or spend on sickness later. Our food system is screwed up. I get that. What our ancestors grew up on is now labeled “organic” and gotten at a… Continue reading 10 Great Finds at Aldi for Under 5 Bucks

When is Dessert Not Dessert? When It’s Breakfast.

Who doesn’t love a great dessert once in a while? A good serving of sweetened carbs topped with a sugary sauce. Some glazed fruit tucked into pastry dough. Or maybe you prefer a thick, tall shake. You eat well most of the time, so allowing yourself the occasional indulgence shouldn’t be a problem, right? Right.… Continue reading When is Dessert Not Dessert? When It’s Breakfast.

10 Quirky Things You Might Not Know About Me

Want to get to know me a little better? Here are a few fun things you might enjoy discovering about me. There is really no rhyme or reason to this list other than that it is me. I tried to just let random thoughts pop into my head and wrote down 10 that I thought… Continue reading 10 Quirky Things You Might Not Know About Me