I Don’t Have Time

Excuse Buster Series Episode 2 Does it ever seem that other people have more time in their day than you? Time is a very interesting concept. Sometimes it flies by; other times it seems to drag on and on. Let's explore why you don't have time for your health and wellness; or do you? There … Continue reading I Don’t Have Time

Master of Redirection – Excuse Buster Series

Identifying redirection Can you relate to one or more of the following scenarios? If so, you may be a master at redirection. When you find yourself in an awkward conversation, do you do whatever you can to change the subject? How about when someone is speaking truth into your life, do you try to make … Continue reading Master of Redirection – Excuse Buster Series

Obstructive Sleep Apnea – Obesity Related Diseases Series

What is obstructive sleep apnea? I was able to work from home for nine years doing medical transcription. During that time, I had the privilege of working for a local sleep center transcribing sleep studies. I'm no expert on obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), but I sure did learn a lot typing out all those studies. … Continue reading Obstructive Sleep Apnea – Obesity Related Diseases Series

Heart Disease – Obesity Related Diseases Series

What is heart disease? According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States; it accounts for 1 in 4 deaths. There are several types of heart conditions that fall under the category "heart disease". The most common is coronary artery disease (CAD), which … Continue reading Heart Disease – Obesity Related Diseases Series

Type 2 Diabetes – Obesity Related Diseases Series

Understanding Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes Diabetes has two forms, Type 1 and Type 2. Type 1 diabetes is a chronic condition in which the pancreas produces little to no insulin; it is also known as insulin-dependent diabetes. "Insulin is a hormone that helps glucose get into your cells to give them energy." (medlineplus.gov) … Continue reading Type 2 Diabetes – Obesity Related Diseases Series

Do You Think You’re Addicted To Sugar?

"I'm Addicted To Sugar!" I've heard the above over and over again. Others have said, "Sugar is my downfall"; or "I have a sweet tooth." Are these statements true? If so, can you overcome your need for sugar? As you've read before, my favorite saying is "Food is Fuel." Fuel equals energy. But just how … Continue reading Do You Think You’re Addicted To Sugar?

Overcoming Fear of Food

Rational vs Irrational Fear Fear is an unpleasant emotion caused by the belief that someone or something is dangerous, likely to cause pain, or a threat (emphasis added; lexico.com). In previous blogs, I've written that our behavior is driven by our belief system. This is true for fear too; and our fears can be rational … Continue reading Overcoming Fear of Food