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Oh sugar, if only you weren’t so tasty. And so toxic. How is one to reconcile our innate human desire for sweetness with the harmful effects of sugar consumption? By knowing that not all sugar is created equally, for starters. One of the biggest misconception in the world of weight loss and healthy … [Read more…]

Great news: You’ve decided to make some changes to your overall health and wellness! You want to lose weight and you’re ready to start TODAY. So where to start? When it comes to weight loss, the facts are clear: 80% of weight loss comes down to dietary changes.  The food choices you make on a … [Read more…]

Think about your circle of friends. How long have you known each member and how did your friendship come about? How long did it take to develop your special code of communication and comfort? How often do you make a point of getting together, chatting on the phone and staying connected? Now think … [Read more…]

In our rush to taste, see and touch, our desire to smell is sometimes muted. Bring wonder back to your senses by focusing on these 6 scents to enhance mind, body and spirit. Cinnamon: Not just a fantastic natural, calorie free sweetener that helps balance blood sugar, sniffing cinnamon is also … [Read more…]

It’s time to give your spice rack some love. If herbs and spices provide more decoration than function in your kitchen, these spices to boost overall health and wellness will get you excited about flavoring your food while enhancing your overall body and brain function. Cumin: Boost Mental … [Read more…]

Just when you thought you were past holiday eating and indulgence, Valentine’s Day is right around the corner with loads of chocolate, wine and decadence. Instead of spending the Day of Love eating rich foods that leave you feeling bloated and heavy, amp up the chemistry between you and your partner … [Read more…]

If only taking weight off was as swift as putting it on! Although there’s no magic meal that will automatically melt fat off your body, there is food that will boost your metabolism, helping your body burn fuel and fat more efficiently. To be as succinct as possible, it comes down to this: Clean … [Read more…]

Athletes and non-athletes alike need proper fuel when it comes to improving the intensity and results of their workouts. Foods that require lots of digestion weigh you down, sap your energy, and leave you feeling sluggish and fatigued. Fresh, clean foods provide your body with the essential … [Read more…]

It’s the happiest time of the year! And the most stressful, for some.  With so many holiday events, family obligations, end of year projects, and travel,  the holiday season typically means indulging in a great deal of unhealthy food and drink, lack of sleep, and extreme emotion. As a result, the … [Read more…]

I haven’t always been a runner – or much of an athlete at all for that matter.  I started out like many women.  I gained the “Freshman 15” (or was it 30?), got married, struggled with infertility and then had 2 beautiful babies.  I found myself at 30 – overweight and unhappy.  There were very few … [Read more…]

Hi, I am Ann.. . I am nearly 48-years-old and have been married 28 years.  I have two sons: a 22-year-old Marine, stationed at Quantico, VA, and a 9-year-old boy whom I homeschool. We live in the Dallas metroplex. I have been reading the posts here at the Sisterhood since its early days and I feel … [Read more…]

Okay, for the life of me, I can’t remember the last time I confessed. Naughty! Let’s see… this week: I baked. A lot. In the name of taking goodies to my sister-in-law, who just had a baby last week, and because my son keeps begging me for ‘birthday cake’. Birthday cake, to him, is … [Read more…]

One year ago I weighed 157 pounds. My daughter had just turned 1, and I realized I needed to restart my weight loss journey before I had a reply of what happened after my son was born. You see, when I got pregnant with my son (who is 6 now) I was already overweight. After I had him, I thankfully … [Read more…]

Today is a very special day for our very own April!! It’s her 31st birthday. HOOORAY for getting older, right? Actually, April is very excited about a brand new year, and really so am I. I met April in January while we were hanging out on Twitter and we’ve been fast friends ever since. Heck, she … [Read more…]

Our very own Crooked Eyebrow is celebrating her 30th birthday today!!! Let’s all give her some birthday love and wishes for a wonderful, fabulous year! We love you, girl! … [Read more…]