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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