Tag: "health"

Mouthwatchers Clean

Mouthwatchers Clean

June 12, 2017 | Comments (0)

 Dental health is so important. Failing to keep your teeth, gums and mouth healthy can ail the entire body. It is so much more than cosmetic or keeping pearly whites so, if you have a decent pair of chops, go to great lengths to maintain them. It is one of those things that you must […]

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Step up in 2016 to improve healthcare for you and your family

Step up in 2016 to improve healthcare for you and your family

December 15, 2015 | Comments (0)

I recently started wearing a sleek black watch, which catches people’s attention regularly. They always ask about it as it’s not like anything I normally wear. I explain that it’s part of a health research study I’m participating in through the Women’s Health Research Institute at Northwestern University. The next question is always, “Why would […]

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Garden of Life - RawFit

Garden of Life – RawFit

September 27, 2015 | Comments (0)

The fabulous healthy alternatives keep pouring in! The journey from Fat & 40 for me has continued to Healthy 48. The struggle has been long and hard. Like most mothers, we put every one else first. We eat last, take care of every one else’s needs and dietary interests first and consider ourselves once we […]

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Do you know what your body needs?

Do you know what your body needs?

January 3, 2014 | Comments (2)

I always lived by the “age is just a number” mantra until I was scheduled for surgery recently. Suddenly my age was a hot topic. The doctor said, “Oh, you’re almost 50. You’ll need these additional tests.” A nurse noted that I was nearly 50 so my recovery would be longer than a younger woman. […]

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Get Your Sexy Back with LisaRaye!

Get Your Sexy Back with LisaRaye!

November 7, 2012 | Comments (0)

Fresh off of a great season of Single Ladies, LisaRaye McCoy, a South Side of Chicago native, let The Chicago Moms know that even celebrity moms get insecure about their bodies and their images. LisaRaye shared that television adds 10 pounds to your frames, and that it is just “not cute” when you are “fashion-forward-sexy-trend-setting”! […]

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A Supersized Future?

A Supersized Future?

August 11, 2011 | Comments (8)

I think we’re all pretty aware by now that our society has a real problem with childhood obesity.  Heck, some even call it an epidemic.  And unfortunately, even though there’ve been attempts to try to educate parents and schools about making better menu choices available for our kids, the fact of the matter is that […]

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Trusted My Instincts

October 13, 2010 | Comments (3)

It was a late summer day in 2009. My three-year-old son, Jonah, was napping in his bed upstairs and my five-month-old baby girl, Lily, had finally fallen asleep. I had laid her down on the living room floor since she has serious separation anxiety mixed in with a tendency to not nap more than 20 minutes at […]

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