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My not so good experience in a chiropractor’s office

June 13, 2014

I had never thought much about visiting a chiropractor. It’s something that had never crossed my mind until several weeks ago. I was enjoying an outdoor festival and was approached about a chiropractic screening with the promise of a free hydro massage so reluctantly I gave my information. A few days later I received a […]

Fast Metabolism Diet-Week Three

March 21, 2014

As I near the end of week three on the Fast Metabolism Diet by Hayle Pomroy, I can’t help but note a significant difference in the way my body feels. Not only am I 6 lbs. lighter but I feel energetic and confident. I don’t feel tempted or controlled by food any longer and Phase […]

BAC Challenge # 4 – Is Your House In Order?

February 5, 2014

This week I have been repeatedly reminded that life is not promised to any of us. The latest reminder was when a plane crashed feet away from a crowded YMCA and Grocery Store in Bellevue, TN. No one is promised tomorrow and I don’t know about you but I want to make sure my family […]

BAC Challenge # 3 – Your Personal State of the Union

January 29, 2014

Last night many of you took time to watch the State of the Union Address by President Obama. This got me to thinking…what would I have to say in my state of the union address? We all know that January is the time when many of us talk about resolutions and goals for the new […]

BAC Challenge Week #2 – Building your Savings Account

January 8, 2014

For our second challenge of the year we are focusing on finances. We want to build a financially responsible community. Recently, a spreadsheet showing a 52 week challenge was shared with us and we thought it was a great idea. Kassondra Moreland, the originator of this challenge, has made it easy for you to get […]

Tip & Update Tuesday (Week 1 Challenge)

January 7, 2014

TIP TUESDAY Before heading to the grocery store make a grocery list and eat. Don’t shop hungry…by doing these things it will help prevent you from picking up random stuff when you are at the grocery store. You know what happens you get in there and you smell the stuff cooking at the deli and […]

Health Alert for those over 40 and a Challenge

April 8, 2013

I recently learned of a form of cancer that is disporportionately affecting African Americans over 40 and the Elderly, it is called Plasmacytoma (or multiple mynoma if it morphs). It is very treatable if detected in its early stages. Unfortunately, most find it as a result of trying to solve another problem and the cancer […]

Family Teaching Kitchens

September 18, 2012

The United Way of Metro Nashville is helping families in at-risk neighborhoods develop healthy lifestyles through the United Way Women United in Giving Family Teaching Kitchens initiative! United Way Women United in Giving is partnering with the Monroe Carell, Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt, Metro Parks & Recreation, and the Nashville Public Library in a critical […]