Body – Midlife Hacks

How to Use a Curling Iron for Dummies

It's been many decades since I used the daily blow dyer/curling iron combo to create my big 80s hair. But for an event last week, I thought it would be fun to spiff up my hairdo with some curl. I bought a 1-1/4" Conair Infinitipro and did my best to create a nice...

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Veggie Loaded Instant Pot Chili

Last fall we got an instant pot, mostly because…well…instant. I don't like cooking, but I like eating healthy. I love my crockpot, so this multi use pressure cooker seemed like a great addition. We got the six-quart instant pot that also serves as a slow cooker,...

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Pumpkin Coconut Soup

It's freezing. And in addition to the constant companionship of my sugar-free cocoa (which I'm sipping right this very moment, per usual), I have been craving soups. But some of the tastiest soups are super high in fat and calories. 1 cup of this stuff is less than...

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Nothing to Wear Mid Weight Loss

My closet is mess. I don't like buying clothes and I like buying fat clothes even less. One of my goals is to do a midlife wardrobe makeover—complete with a capsule wardrobe of interchangeable pieces—once I'm at a healthy size. But for now, I'm stuck. Now that I've...

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Instant Pot Chicken Ramen

In college, ramen (the kind that costs 10¢ per package) was a staple. (Because 10¢ per package fits nicely with abject poverty.) It was something of a status symbol to graduate and move on to 50¢ condensed soup in a can. Not to be a food snob or anything, but never...

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Theragun G3Pro Unboxing Review

For Christmas my hubby gave me the brand new Theragun G3Pro massager. It arrived on January 16th and I could not wait to get it out of the box to show you. OK, really, I couldn't wait to get it out of the box to use it. https://youtu.be/EMg6JomPHr0 I'm one of those...

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Losing Weight After 50 and After Pregnancy

Post-menopausal after six live births and five miscarriages, losing weight can seem impossible. I know! https://youtu.be/LmucWkPQY-o I've tried so many of the "latest and greatest" diet plans. Here are just a few: Fast Metabolism DietFitness for LifeLive the LifeEat...

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Find of the Week: Jordan's Skinny Syrups

I've already told you about my diet and sanity saving cocoa. But last night it got even better. My daughter found an odd bottle of sugar free pumpkin caramel syrup at…Ross. She raved about it for a few days until I finally tried it. (I mean, I like my cocoa as is. Why...

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