The history of 25 in 25® Exercise Challenge

The history of 25 in 25® Exercise Challenge

In 2003 I decided to try something with my family to keep them active during the holiday season. I created the 25 in 25® exercise challenge. Whoever made it through to December 25 received an extra gift from me.  The story of 25 in 25® Exercise Challenge It is the...
#MeToo Made Me Think I Was Ill

#MeToo Made Me Think I Was Ill

This article was originally published in Money, Inc. The symptoms started with a few pounds on the scale in just a couple of weeks. A few pounds on a  person my size is noticeable, and I could feel it. My sleep was horrible, and I was having nightmares. Then, my heart...
Status: Weary, Tired, and Worn Out

Status: Weary, Tired, and Worn Out

This article was originally published in Money, Inc. I try not to answer “how are you?” with “I’m tired,” but today, I have three times because I am dragging-my-ass-barely-keeping-eyes-open-not-safe-to-drive tired. And three times, no one has believed me. Most of the...
Is your boxed frozen delicacy making you fat?

Is your boxed frozen delicacy making you fat?

This article was originally published in Money, Inc. Did you know that your chemically-concocted, boxed frozen delicacy that says it’s healthy is setting you up for sabotage? What the heck is a whole food anyway? Isn’t it just a grocery store chain? The terms whole...
Are you a Vacation Martyr?

Are you a Vacation Martyr?

Originally published in Money, Inc. Are you a liability to your company and to yourself? Are you a vacation martyr who feels like even a few days off will be too much to catch up on when you get back? Project: Time Off discovered half of Americans leave vacation time...