Day in the Life, Health

Migraine Awareness Month Blog Challenge #3 – Just Shoot Me Now!

Today’s prompt for National Migraine Awareness month: Migraine Awareness Month #3:   Just shoot me now! What's your worst Migraine trigger? Can you avoid it? How do you handle it?  I don't know if I have a "worst" trigger. The most inevitable ones are hormones (love that monthly cycle), and weather (usually dropping barometric pressure). Those are… Continue reading Migraine Awareness Month Blog Challenge #3 – Just Shoot Me Now!

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Day in the Life, Health

Migraine Awareness Month Blog Challenge #1 – “Your First for the First”

Today’s prompt for National Migraine Awareness month: Migraine Awareness Month #1: Your First for the First. Share the story of your first Migraine, what it was like, if you knew what it was, what you did, how you felt.  I don't really remember my first migraine. I wasn't formally diagnosed until college, but my mum suffered… Continue reading Migraine Awareness Month Blog Challenge #1 – “Your First for the First”

Day in the Life, Music, Soccer

Recently Added to my “Game Day” Playlist

Recently added to my "Game Day" Playlist. If my new yoga endeavor goes well, I might be starting a playlist for yoga too. Recommendations are welcome! Boom Boom Pow - The Black Eyed Peas Gonna Make You Sweat - C&C Music Factory Seven Nation Army - The White Stripes Shake Your Pom Pom - Missy… Continue reading Recently Added to my “Game Day” Playlist

Craftiness, Day in the Life, Do Something Good

Homecoming Flowers

Photo by Veronica Lukasinski Mazvita Lewton Flowers from Mazvita's Angels are on sale now! Gear up for game day and show off that black and gold pride at Mizzou's 100th homecoming with a flower perfect to clip on a t-shirt or in your hair, on a sweater, jacket, purse, or on a headband... the possibilities… Continue reading Homecoming Flowers

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Day in the Life, Health, Soccer

Up in the gym just working on my fitness…

With over a month of regular trips to the gym under my belt, I thought I'd share a little update about how it's going. After I signed up to play rec league soccer, I realized I was going to have to get in shape in order not to collapse on the field in the first half of… Continue reading Up in the gym just working on my fitness…

Health, House/Home, Relationships

Seven Things We Give Up for Clutter

A great message from FlyLady about the things we give up when we let clutter and chaos rule our lives. Dear Friends, Clutter has a way of taking over our lives. Clutter becomes that unwanted house guest that you can't get rid of. It robs us of peace while we are home and it also… Continue reading Seven Things We Give Up for Clutter

Day in the Life, Health

10 Strategies for Better Sleep

Take a bath, adjust your attitude, darken your room and the rest will follow By Ginny Graves, Allure updated 11:50 a.m. CT, Sun., March. 2, 2008 The brown bat sleeps for nearly 20 hours each day. Humans function best on a comparatively thrifty seven to nine, but more and more people are having trouble getting… Continue reading 10 Strategies for Better Sleep

Health

Cold remedies: What works, what doesn’t, what can’t hurt

Cold remedies are almost as common as the common cold, and many are nearly as ancient. The use of chicken soup as a congestion cure dates back centuries. But is longevity any guarantee that a cold remedy works? Does an effective cold remedy even exist? Here's a look at some common cold remedies, as well… Continue reading Cold remedies: What works, what doesn’t, what can’t hurt

Health

Flex Appeal: 10 reasons to squeeze a little strength training into your life.

http://www.christianitytoday.com/tcw/2005/sepoct/13.62.html Joanna Bloss | posted 5/02/2007 Practically every woman I know wants to lose ten pounds. But a few years ago, that was a drop in the bucket for me. One marriage, five pregnancies, and a host of health problems added up to more excess weight than I cared to carry. So I decided to… Continue reading Flex Appeal: 10 reasons to squeeze a little strength training into your life.

Health

A Coffee Break for Tired Feet

http://www.health.com/health/article/0,23414,1147382,00.html by Michele Bender Vanilla, coffee, and whipped cream make this aromatic recipe a treat for your feet—and your senses. We asked Donna Perillo, owner of New York’s Sweet Lily Spa, for an at-home recipe to pamper your feet and help get them ready to emerge from winter’s boots and wool socks. “The caffeine in… Continue reading A Coffee Break for Tired Feet

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Yogurt-Honey Skin Cleanser

http://www.health.com/health/article/0,23414,1202841,00.html Save face (and neck) with this soothing and moisturizing treatment. Unless you spend the summer at the movies, your skin is bound to suffer. Sun, sweat, and wind can leave the skin on your face irritated, greasy, parched—in other words, a mess. To the rescue: this Yogurt-Honey Cleanser created by Linda Collins of Salon… Continue reading Yogurt-Honey Skin Cleanser

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A Shower Scrub for Radiant Skin

http://www.health.com/health/article/0,23414,1194506,00.html Sea salt and cucumber make this once-a-week treatment a must for revealing radiant skin. Your skin is more likely to look dull and ashy if there’s a buildup of dry, dead cells on the surface. To speed cell turnover and get great-looking skin this summer, you’ll need to exfoliate regularly. “Once a week should… Continue reading A Shower Scrub for Radiant Skin

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A Citrus Lift for Your Hair

http://www.health.com/health/article/0,23414,1194505,00.html Breathe life back into your parched locks with this rejuvenating homemade treatment. You don't have to live with lifeless summer locks, thanks to this easy-to-make Citrus Lift by Justin Depasquale, creative director for Depasquale, the Spa in Morris Plains, New Jersey. "The citric acid in fresh juice along with the carbonation from club soda… Continue reading A Citrus Lift for Your Hair