Healthy Holidays (for a change)
If you’re like my family, you look forward to the holiday season to take a break from your hectic routine and the stress leading up to the end of the year. Many people emerge from this time relaxed, but desperately in need of health-related resolutions to shed the extra pounds. In our case we also gather with extended family to do the typical things – talk, laugh, sleep, play games, watch sports – but, unlike most others, also EXERCISE!
Anyone who knows me, or reads the “About” section, is aware that one of my hobbies and passions is fitness & health. I love it! It’s not only because of the obvious “body benefits,” but it’s is an important ingredient to the whole idea of diversity and balance in life – “sound mind, sound body” etc.
Because fitness is such a personal passion, this post will “officially” launch the “BLUE LIFE” section of my blog – a category focused on fitness, faith, family, fashion, current events – all the “other stuff” I really care about that makes up the ingredients of a colorful life.
So…I want to start with a quick personal tip on using celery in smoothies. I can hear it…you’re saying…what? Got to be kidding – celery (on this blog?)? Really? Nope – not kidding. No apologies. Celery! Here goes…