Trim Healthy Mama

Last year I started reading a book called Trim Healthy Mama, written by two sisters, Serene Allison and Pearl Barrett.  It was a little bit much to take in… 607 pages of information.  So, since I’m a “give me the bottom line” kind of person and didn’t have a lot of time to read all at…

Heartburn Tips Part 1 — Or Why I Eat So Quickly

I have been experiencing a lot of heartburn lately… more so than usual.  So, I decided to do a little research to see what tips are out there from valid sources that I can incorporate into my lifestyle.  Perhaps if you’re experiencing the same, you can also benefit from these tips.  (Because I’m also sharing…

Paula Deen’s Life

I’m a little behind in my reading with everything going on over here.  So, I’m just now catching up on a few of my Time Magazines.  This morning I read an article on Paula Deen from the January 30, 2012 issue and just had to sit down at my computer and say something. The Time Magazine article,…

Soft Drinks vs. Other Options

OK, I admit it.  I love Coca Cola.  Not that diet stuff, though.   I’m talking about the real Coke.  (Any kind of diet soda pop has a bad after-taste to me.  Remember Tab?  That was the first diet soda I ever tasted and I swore off of diet sodas from that point on.  I haven’t found one…

What About Artificial Sweeteners?

Studies show that the average person ingests between 100 and 150 pounds of sugar a year.  What??!!!!!  How is that possible?  If you break that down, it means that with all of our soda, sugar found in so many canned goods we buy, breakfast cereals, sweeted tea and coffee, sweet drinks, fruit juices, desserts, snacks, candies…