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10 Reasons Jicama Is A Must-Have

I’m a crisp-textured, almost turnip-shaped root vegetable or tuber. I have a tough brown skin on the outside, but my white flesh on the inside is like a water chestnut.  10 Facts about the Jicama Hi, my name is Jicama. It is pronounced “hee-ca-ma”. I am originally from Mexico. That makes me a Mexican potato [...]

By | July 24th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on 10 Reasons Jicama Is A Must-Have

Diabetes- A Global Crisis and an American Tragedy

In 2013 it was estimated that over 382 million people throughout the world had diabetes (Williams). Researchers estimate that the diabetes dilemma will only increase, and by 2030 it is expected that 552 million people will have the disease, according to the International Diabetes Federation (IDF). The American Diabetes Association (ADA) warns us that diabetes is the 7th leading [...]

By | November 19th, 2015|Health|Comments Off on Diabetes- A Global Crisis and an American Tragedy

I Used to Run After the Ice Cream Man

Everyone has that one defining moment. You know, the one that makes you reevaluate everything that you have been doing, the one that takes all of your good intentions and lines them up in front of you to let you see how many you have pushed aside for a later time. When the reality hits [...]

By | October 30th, 2014|Fit for Missions, The Best of the Best|0 Comments

The Transformational Journey Continues

When I was asked to write a follow-up story to one I'd written over four years ago entitled "L…F…U…B…F…J" (Lazy, fat, ugly, b*tch who is a failure) I realized I needed to go back and re-read it myself. To my amazement I could hardly read it; I wanted to cover my eyes in shame at [...]

By | July 28th, 2014|Living Inspiration, The Power of Words|0 Comments

Tell Me What You Eat

“Tell me what you eat, and I will tell you what you are” ( Jean Anthelme Brillat). Ouch! What a powerful quote. If we were to apply this quote to our lives, what would our food reveal about us? What would it reveal about who we are? For the Israelites, this would truly be a [...]

By | November 14th, 2013|Christianity, Health, Spirituality, Wellness|0 Comments

How Badly Do You Want It?

  How badly do you want it? That is, to lose the excess pounds that weigh you down. You’ve tried every diet, watched every episode of the “Biggest Loser”, worked out, yet still this weight would not budge.  What is wrong? Though we know there can be many different reasons for stubborn weight loss, I [...]

By | October 2nd, 2013|Spirituality, Wellness|0 Comments

A Twist to the Donkey Kicks!

Once again I am providing you with a no excuse exercise. The standard donkey kick works the back of your legs; primarily the hamstrings but making a slight adjustment to this exercise will give you an extra burn on your behind. Here’s how: Step 1: Start on all fours with your wrist directly under your [...]

By | April 18th, 2011|Fitness, Health|0 Comments

The Basics of Weight Training and Cardio

Knowing the amount of rest you need between workouts depends on many different variables. First you must learn to listen to what your body is telling you by being able to identify signs and interpret what exactly you should do. There are some basic rules to strength training. The most important rule being: Never train [...]

By | April 10th, 2011|Fitness|0 Comments