Health & Exercise

Today, marks the beginning of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month (NBCAM.)  As noted on the NBCAM website, there have been great strides in both breast cancer awareness and treatment over the last twenty-five years. But as anyone that is or knows a breast cancer survivor can attest (full disclosure: I would fall into that latter […]


Today is September 9th.  If you believe birth statistics, we are right in the middle of the most common months for giving birth. And if you believe the weather reports, the risk of dehydration during pregnancy this time of year continues to creep up, as heat waves continue to lumber across the map. What inspired […]


How A Good Shower Filter Keeps Away The Bad & Ugly

by Tara Molloy on August 12, 2013

I need my shower.  Whether it’s for just a few minutes of relaxation or a hydrating refresh after a hard core workout, I don’t think I’m alone in saying it helps to provide me with just enough peace and balance. So when I take a shower, the last thing I want to be wondering about […]

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We all know someone that somehow, some way, follows through with their commitment to go to the gym. And I don’t mean go to the gym as in swim twenty minutes once per week before hitting the sauna, I mean go to the gym and go hard. Daily. For my friends, I am that someone. […]