It's no secret. I'm super fair skinned. I'd like to tell you that I've been awesome at using sunscreen my entire life, but that would be a lie. A few years back, I had a few moles that were freaking me out so I went and had my first skin cancer screening. No biggie. Two moles were removed and I was sent on my way. When was the last time YOU had your skin checked? If you're like my husband (who I bug frequently about this), your answer might be never. Well, there's no time like the … [Read more...] about When was the last time you had a skin cancer screening?
Health and Beauty
Once a dreaded milestone, turning 40 has become something of a badge of honor. (Ok, I still dreaded it, but you know what I mean.) You’re moving into a stage of your life that you can begin to rediscover who you are. Your children are growing up and becoming more independent. You're likely established in your career and can relax a bit and focus more on the things that are important to you. There is room in your life for a shift in priorities, putting "taking care of yourself" in a more visible … [Read more...] about 7 health screenings every woman should have by age 40
I'm at a weird stage of my life. I'm both more concerned and less concerned with my looks than ever before. At 40, there are more wrinkles than I'd like. I've got crinkles in the corners of my eyes that don't make me happy and my chin area is doing something I'm not fond of. But I'm also less inclined to wear a ton of make-up. I mean, I work from home so let's face it. There are many, many days where I don't have ANY make-up on my face at all. Still, there's some daily maintenance … [Read more...] about My 40 year old beauty routine
Oh, sugar. I have such a love/hate relationship with you. I'm well aware that you're not good for me, but dang, you make everything so tasty! I'm such a sucker for baked goods and chocolate, and the idea of coffee without sugar-laden creamer is just not in my realm of thinking. You are also the main reason for that stubborn layer of fat around my midsection. Sure, I blame the birth of my children and the cesarean, but let's be honest. That's all sugar. But the idea of cutting it out … [Read more...] about How to limit your sugar intake