Are you doing enough to protect your eyes and your kids from UV Rays

Are you doing enough to protect your eyes and your kids from UV Rays

Last week I shared the Protecting Your Eyes From the Sun infographic that gave a lot of useful information. Today I thought I would share a little bit more than I learned from The Vision Council (Disclosure: I was compensated by TheMotherhood on behalf of The Vision Council for my participation in this campaign – opinions are my own). Chances are if you see me, you see my sunglasses. I … Continue Reading →
Protect Your Eyes from the Sun [infographic]

Protect Your Eyes from the Sun [infographic]

For this weeks infographic I have a really great one to share. This is from The Vision Council and is all about UV-Safety and protecting your eyes from the sun. I attended a webinar on Thursday with The Vision Council and TheMotherhood (this was a compensated event – but a subject I felt was important) and I learned so much! So today I am sharing the infographic and this coming … Continue Reading →
Can you imagine not being a mom? Shot@Life + Giveaways

Can you imagine not being a mom? Shot@Life + Giveaways

Disclosure – Giveaways donated to show appreciation and will be selected via random.org Link up, comment and share with Sisters From Another Mister and 20 awesome bloggers Making a difference May 8th thro May 18th     CAN YOU IMAGINE NOT BEING A MOM? When Nicole asked me to be a part of this campaign it was a no brainer for me, I immediately said yes. That yes was for a … Continue Reading →
My first trip since weight loss began

My first trip since weight loss began

If you have been a reader for a while you know I love to travel and I often go to conferences as well as on blogger summit from various brands. I think BlogHer in August of 2012 was when I stopped. It was self-imposed because my weight had become a big issue and made it so hard for me to travel. I did not want to go on another trip … Continue Reading →
Link up to give every child a shot@life

Link up to give every child a shot@life

In case you were unaware, this week is World Immunization week, the perfect time to talk about the importance of global vaccinations. Nicole of Sisters From Another Mister, together with shot@life and the United Nations Foundation are very happy to announce a link up to share our stories about motherhood. A Mothers day meme link up opening on May 8th and running until the 18th. With a mantra of, Every … Continue Reading →
Weight Loss Ups and Downs

Weight Loss Ups and Downs

So in two days it will be three months since my surgery and the start of my weight loss journey that is actually working. Yay! There have been ups and downs along the way for sure since my last update. Yesterday Hubby and I took a ride with the top down on my convertible and enjoyed the nice weather in St. Louis – I thought I would share the photo … Continue Reading →
National Doctors’ Day and [infographic]

National Doctors’ Day and [infographic]

Today, March 30, is National Doctors’ Day. I am very thankful for some of the wonderful doctors that have helped me this year! Dr. Blair, my primary doctor, is extremely kind and understanding. She never makes me feel rushed during my appointments and just has a wonderful caring nature about her. Then there is Dr. Minkin. He is the one who did my vertical sleeve gastrectomy and my gallbladder removal … Continue Reading →
WebMD Pregnancy App and Giveaway

WebMD Pregnancy App and Giveaway

In the past I shared with you about the WebMD app and the WebMD Baby app. Now they have also added the WebMD Pregnancy app. I had a chance to speak with WebMD’s expert pediatrician, Dr. Hansa Bhargava, the other day to find out more about this new app. Gosh do I wish this app would have been around when I was pregnant with my son 18 years ago! There … Continue Reading →
2 Month Update After Weight Loss Surgery

2 Month Update After Weight Loss Surgery

Well it has been two months since I had my weight loss surgery, a vertical sleeve gastrectomy, and while I have been able to tell a big difference in how I feel already, I wasn’t sure if you could tell in the way I looked. Hubby took several pictures of me before my surgery and so the other day I put on the same clothes and took the pictures again. … Continue Reading →
FREE Allergy Screenings at Sam’s Clubs This Saturday

FREE Allergy Screenings at Sam’s Clubs This Saturday

Did you know that Sam’s Club offered a different monthly free health screening each month? Plus, it is for members and non-members! This month it is free allergy screenings. I love the idea of this since there are so many without health insurance right now. The screenings do not replace a doctor, but it is a way for you to keep check on your own health instead of just guessing … Continue Reading →