Note: I am not a doctor or medical professional. Please do not start any new diet or exercise program without consulting your own doctor first.
Like many people with weight issues, as well as serious health issues that are exacerbated by weight, I dream of the day when Science develops a magic pill that we can take once a day and then eat whatever we want to. Ice cream, cake, cotton candy. The sugar bowl and a stick of butter. Ahem. So it’s no surprise when a possible solution shows up and everyone flocks to the idea. And everyone has different results. My nutritionist says the right diet is the one that works for you. Let’s look at some things that have arisen in this field. Continue reading “Magic Bullets”
I take one Sunday every month to discuss health topic for writers. I thought I had found the best possible diet when I stopped eating beef and pork. It did work for a while, but I still need to get a handle on carbs. I thought I was keeping myself in good shape by walking every day. Sure, it helps, but it’s not gonna let me drop the pounds I need to shed. Continue reading “In the Swim”
The older I get, the more muscle tone I lose. At the same time, my memory is like a steel trap, rusted shut. And I absolutely have a limited amount of time to get my books and stories written. So you would think, wouldn’t you, that I would make healthy living a top priority. Totally the sane way to go during my sunset years. Continue reading “Flabby Body, Flabby Brain”
Disclaimer: I am not a trained medical person of any kind. I am a person struggling with my own weight and health issues. I like to research subjects and post about them once per month. As writers tend to sit and type or write longhand most of their day, I like to look at things from the point of view of ways to stay healthy while writing. Continue reading “Antioxidents”
The Sassy Writers 5-minute Guide to Staying Young by Pamela DuMond and a host of others
The last Sunday of each month, I focus on ways to find a healthier lifestyle than writing usually allows. How awesome would it be to have a career as a Romance Writer and a career in a field that can help writers feel better and stay young! Pamela DuMond has that awesome life and she loves to share it with people. (Best to find her on Twitter @Pamela_DuMond Continue reading “California Dreamin’ 2017 Conference Part 9”
As writers, we are really good at sitting. We sit at our desks to write, we sit in coffee shops to write, we sit on a couch and watch TV and write, and we sit in comfy chairs for a live interview that will be on the national news later that day. We sit at tables in bookstores for signings, and we sit in our car or bus or train getting around to these places. Continue reading “To be Healthy, You Need Balls”
It’s very difficult (ow!) to type out a (ow!) manuscript if you (ow!) have (ow!) tendonitis. Okay, that might have been an exaggeration, but some days I do experience a nagging pain in my wrist and hand while typing.
This usually happens when I have failed to do my wrist exercises as prescribed by the physical therapist I saw when the pain became really bad. Also the tendons in the wrist tend to be very poor at healing, and get worse with age. http://orthopedics.about.com/cs/sportsmedicine/a/tendonitis.htm Continue reading “Typing Woes”