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Benefits of ACE Brand Elastic Bandages During Physical Therapy

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Growing up, ACE™ Brand Bandages were the most convenient bandage on the market. They were, and still are, stretchy, durable and convenient. However, the one thing I always found myself having trouble with, was keeping the bandages wrapped securely! After a few uses, you quickly learned that the bandage would unravel, and possibly even snag ...

Rehabilitation After a Kneecap Dislocation

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If you’ve been following my blog this summer, you likely know that it’s been a whirlwind of events for me. The summer started off quite promising with sun, fun, and lots of planned activities. Not only was I excited to be doing things with the kids, this Mama was getting her groove back too! I ...

Are Your Schools Prepared? Asthma & Allergy School Policies

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I recently had the opportunity to speak with Charlotte Collins, Senior Vice President of Policy and Programs for the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA). Being a big advocate for childhood food allergies, this was exciting. Back to school time is scary, specially when you have a child with a food allergy that is anaphylactic. ...

Simple Ways Get More Active & Healthy With The Kids!

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It's that time of year again, moms are counting down the days until the first day of school and calendars are quickly beginning to fill up. Back to school time is an exciting time, but when schedules start to become chaotic we have to find ways to help our family stay active and healthy. There is ...

Week 1 Post Dislocated Knee Injury – Update!

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It's been 11 days since my knee was dislocated during a Zumba class. Did you miss my first post about what happened? Check that out here.  This week has been full of emotions, pain, tears and so much frustration. I spent the first 7 days not putting any weight on my left leg, under doctor's orders, ...

Knee Injury from Zumba Class – The Worst Experience of My Life!

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I've been doing a lot of things for myself lately, trying to become a healthier mommy, eating right and I've been taking Zumba classes. Some how it all came crashing to an end Thursday night at my last Zumba class. We were doing a routine to my favorite song, Dark Horse by Katy Perry. I absolutely ...

Medicine Cabinet Makeover Before & After – Tips for Allergy Sufferers

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Our medicine cabinet makeover was sponsored by Chloraseptic. As always, all thoughts are my own! Allergies are running rampant, and most of us are searching for a quick and easy relief. If you’re anything like me, you stock up on things in advance so that you’re prepared for these events as they come. In the case of allergy ...

Week 1 Weigh In – Staying Accountable & The ColorRun 5k!

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I make a point to log into Tumblr at least once a day, blog about my goals, frustrations and find some other "Fitblrs" that might need some motivation for the day. I've found that by offering some motivation, helping to pick someone up off the ground and just lending support to someone else is quite motivating ...

Listerine Oral Care Challenge – We did it! #Listerine

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Developing good brushing habits can be hard. It’s hard for me sometimes and I knew that it was time to do something about it. I’m a role model to my kids and want them to grow up with happy healthy teeth. What parent doesn’t want that for their kids? So I took on the Listerine ...

Listerine Oral Care 21 Day Challenge

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Are Listerine oral care products apart of your daily routine? Before today, my daily routine consisted of brushing and a quick rinse. I know this isn’t enough and my recent visit to the dentist confirmed this with a not so good report. Did you know that brushing alone missing 75% of your mouth? This number was ...

It’s a New Year for a Healthier You – CVS MinuteClinic #MC

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I participated in a campaign on behalf of Mom Central Consulting for CVS/pharmacy MinuteClinic. I received promotional items as a thank you for participating. I’m all too familiar with the CVS MinuteClinic. Hoping that my only visit this year would be a visit to receive my flu shot, I found myself sitting in a CVS MinuteClinic ...

No More Sick Days! Ricola + Visa GC Giveaway #swissherbs #callinwell

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Cold and flu season has definitely hit my household. I’ve battled two colds, currently battling bronchitis, while my children have each had their bought with viruses. As the cold and flu season hits a peak this month, Ricola, the the leading manufacturer of soothing herb cough drops from Switzerland, is encouraging consumers to trade in ...

Why Visiting a CVS MinuteClinic is Better than an ER Bill #MC

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I participated in a campaign on behalf of Mom Central Consulting for CVS MinuteClinic. I received promotional items as a thank you for participating We’ve been hit with a few bugs this year, my husband and I both got sinus infections, my son got an ear infection and I’m just waiting to see what is around ...