Tag: Health and Fitness

Breast Cancer Awareness Month ideas

breast cancer awareness month ideas

I’m sure everyone knows that October is Breast Cancer Awareness month. If not you’ve been hiding under a pink rock somewhere. Breast cancer awareness is a cause near and dear to my heart. My mother lost her fight with cancer when I was only 19 and my older sister is now a three year survivor.

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Julian Michaels opens up about being gay

Jillian Michaels not comfortable with the "gay thing"

Jillian Michaels is finally starting to talk a little bit more about being gay, but she admits she isn’t too comfortable with the “gay thing.”

In a recent interview with Health Magazine, Michaels sat down to talk about how she stays fit and her life after leaving The Biggest Loser However, the topic of her sexual orientation couldn’t be avoided.

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Tips to add some Spring to your life

Add some color and Spring forward

It’s spring, or so the calendar says. We’ve even moved the clocks forward to prove it, but apparently someone forgot to wake Mother Nature up and tell her.  Many of us, even me, and I live in the south, are still getting snow and cold weather in the forecast. Some people suffer from seasonal effective disorder and the weather effects their moods, but weather like we have had this year could make anyone pull their hair out.
I have a few ideas to lift our spirits until Mother Nature decides to cooperate.

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Some tips on self tanning

Tips for using at-home self tanning lotions.

With the days getting warmer we will be wearing less clothes and showing more skin, but don’t get too excited yet. Let’s discuss tanning.

We all know that laying out in the sun and using tanning beds is bad for your skin and can even be hazardous to your health. I do want to add here that some sun about 15 minutes a day is a great way to get vitamin D, so don’t hide from the sun either. Now let’s look at a few alternatives.

You can always go to a tanning salon and get sprayed, which works well, but gets expensive and usually only last about two weeks. I admit I do go to a salon and get professionally sprayed for special occasions but for the in between time I use self tanning products. Now before you grab the lotion and start slathering it on let me give you a few self tanning tips:

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Shaving tips: how to get the cleanest shave

Getting a clean shave

My hubby and I were watching TV and a commercial for some expensive shaving cream came on. Out of the blue he asked me if the expensive brands were any better than the cheap brands. Personally, I find very little difference, but I have however found something that works better and it’s not even a shaving cream.

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