Losing 100 pounds at 40, my story of how and why

Losing 100 pounds at 40, why and what helped me keep it off I have been doing a lot of thinking lately about diets, and my story as I was asked how did you lose 100 pounds and what made me take action and finally keep it off. Some of you may know my story, but for those of you … Read More

Handy Strategies to Reduce Hot Flashes

Wow! I have been getting a lot of questions about hot flashes, and night sweats. Hot flashes can be so frustrating as they disrupt sleep, and effect our quality of life.   This past weekend I was talking to a friend who is having extreme hot flashes 21 times a day, that is a lot. She said she tries to do … Read More

Embracing Menopause, becoming Ageless, Hormonal Balance

I heard a podcast recently about menopause, and how this can be the beginning of a new phase in our lives. That actually women in their 60’s and 70’s have better sex than ever. Yep, my mother told me this when she was in her 70’s sex was the best. I had to smile when she said this to me … Read More

Menopause, Strategies for Nutrition, Exercise & mindset

I have been thinking about nutrition and mindset a lot lately, because lots of people are struggling with their nutrition. I think some of it has to do with our mind-sets most times. It is what do you want to accomplish? Are you happy where you are now? Do you really have a big why, for what you say you … Read More

Hormonal Decline and the Importance of Your Mindset as You Age

Hormonal Decline and the Importance of Your Mindset as you Age I think as we age we really do need to change our mindset, around how we think about what we eat and our exercise. Everywhere I go, I get the same questions, about weight loss, and about the type of exercise that I think is best. I always say … Read More

Aging, Hormones and How to Handle the Struggles

I have been thinking about a conversation I had with a good friend, while walking. We were talking about belly fat, and nutrition, and exercise in general. She said Crystal, I just can’t seem to lose any weight at all, and the weight around my middle look at it, as she was pulling at her waistline, showing me the extra fat. … Read More

9 Key changes Necessary for fitness Later in Life & Better Mood

9 Key changes Necessary for fitness later in Life & better mood I have been getting a lot of feedback from women on wanting to know what they should do, for exercise, and movement but not being able to get their mind right about doing it. Plus they also wanted to know more on mood, and wanting to feel better. … Read More

Are You Feeling Fat, Fatigued and foggy? 8 best Strategies

Are you Feeling Fat, fatigued and Foggy? Thinking back about stress hormones and cortisol, I do believe that caused me to not be able to lose any weight for the longest time, and was making me feel tired, fat and foggy thinking. Of course my declining hormones and excessive exercise were all contributing to that fat, fatigued and foggy feeling. … Read More