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Be Active with Confidence + Save Big with Ibotta #GoPadFree

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: August 9, 2017 | Categories: Health and Fitness
Be active with confidence with Poise Impressa #gopadfree #livepadfree #padfreelife

This is a sponsored post on behalf of Poise ® Impressa ® and Walmart. All opinions are 100% my own. Something happened shortly after I had my son. I peed. Well, of course, I peed. What I mean is… I peed unexpectedly. I peed when I should not have peed. I wanted to start exercising […]

Boost Your Nutrient Intake with These Food Buddies

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: August 2, 2017 | Categories: Health and Fitness
Boost your nutrient update with these food buddies

Sometimes, eating a healthy diet rich in vitamins and minerals isn’t enough. Many of the nutrients we need to stay healthy and fight disease are not very easily absorbed by the body. The good news is that by combining certain foods (food buddies), you can increase absorption and get greater benefits from the foods you […]

Ways to Relax, De-Stress, and Play Online Bingo

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: July 7, 2017 | Categories: Health and Fitness
ways to relax and de-stress

Mental well being is something which is equally important apart from your physical and emotional health to keep yourself going every day. A good mental health keeps anxiety or depression away and you’ll feel more relaxed and positive no matter how much stress you go through daily. Because we all face stress from time to […]

Follow-up Care After Cancer Treatment: What Does It Entail?

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: June 8, 2017 | Categories: Health and Fitness

After cancer treatment, it is recommended that individuals follow a care plan that will help them manage side effects of treatment therapies, maintain optimal health, and monitor for signs of cancer recurrence or the development of new cancer. Follow-up care may be provided by your oncologist, but you may also see your primary care physician […]

The Cancer Fight – Strength in Numbers

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: May 12, 2017 | Categories: Health and Fitness
Cancer fight with SAP & ASCO #cancermoonshot

Chances are pretty good that you have been affected by cancer, either you, yourself or someone you know has been diagnosed with cancer. I’ve been touched by cancer and know how devastating it can be. I am thankful to organizations like today’s sponsor, SAP through SwayyEm, for helping fight cancer. On October 30, 2015, I […]

How to Kick Sugar to the Curb

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: May 9, 2017 | Categories: Health and Fitness
Exercise like yoga can help kick sugar habit

A few months ago I started a low-carb, high-fat lifestyle. My biggest goals are to eliminate grains/wheat and sugar from my diet. I am thankful for brands like today’s sponsor, Savings.com, for making it easier for moms like me to kick the sugar habit. I won’t lie, it’s not been an easy journey to eat […]

A New Healthy Lifestyle for the New Year with THRIVE

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: February 8, 2017 | Categories: Health and Fitness
Healthy lifestyle with THRIVE experience

My goal for 2017 is to live a healthy lifestyle. I want to lose weight, but my real focus is on getting more sleep, gaining energy, and becoming more flexible and toned. As a fifty-something woman I realize for my health and overall well-being, these things need to be my focus. Thanks to brands like […]

Merck Manual Consumer App Giving Me Peace of Mind

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: January 11, 2017 | Categories: Apps, Health and Fitness, iPhone, Technology
The Merck Manual Consumer app gives you peace of mind...

Disclosure: I received compensation for this post, but all opinions are 100% my own and may differ from yours. I will only endorse companies, products, and services like the Merck Manual Consumer app, that I believe, based on my own experiences, are worthy of endorsement. Two days before Christmas I woke up early feeling sick. […]

Best Yoga Clothing from Top to Bottom

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: January 5, 2017 | Categories: Fashion, Health and Fitness
Healthy lifestyle with THRIVE

Is 2017 your year? The year where you put YOU first? Are health and fitness your New Year goals? One of my goals is to add more yoga into my daily routine. I talked about the best yoga mats yesterday, and today I want to share with you the best Yoga clothing at the best […]

Best Yoga Mats for Beginners to Pro

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: January 4, 2017 | Categories: Health and Fitness, Shopping
Best yoga mats for yoga meditation child's pose

One of the best things we can do for our bodies, especially as we get older, is to stay and/or improve our flexibility. Yoga is one of the best ways to do that. Staying flexible helps increase your range of motion and although it’s not aerobic exercise, it is believed it is just as good […]