Avoiding Healthcare Cost Surprises with UnitedHealthcare and a chance to Win $500

When your child gets injured, the last thing you want to worry about is whether your healthcare costs will be covered or not. Thankfully, that's something my family has never had to worry about. It's not to say we have not had our fair share of emergency room visits.  With three adventurous daughters I've dealt with more broken bones than I care to count.  In fact there was a time we … [Read more...]

A Fabulous Start to My 21 Day Fitness Challenge!

I LOVE Monday mornings!!! After a rejuvenating weekend I am ready to jump into the new week and create all sorts of beautiful things... This morning was particularly sweet. I woke up just past 4:30, excited... Today is Day 1 of my Pre-Thanksgiving Scrumptious Body 21 Day Challenge -- 21 days of fun, fitness and fabulous food so we can all greet the holidays with a smile :-) Two … [Read more...]

Breast Cancer, My Story by Christine Suarez

When a mother becomes ill with breast cancer, her entire family is impacted.  Her fight becomes the fight of her loved ones, her pain, their pain. Some feel that pain more than others... and the scars that are left behind, even when the battle is won, run deep. Scars that leave a permanent imprint physically, emotionally and psychologically. Today it is my honor to share with you the story … [Read more...]

Five Things that Make Me Feel Empowered!

Happy Friday and welcome to Friday Five! As you already know I've partnered with the Sweatpink Community and Aftershockz for a wonderful campaign to help raise awareness against breast and ovarian cancers. On this first Friday of October we are sharing Five things that make us feel empowered! Woohoo! If you were to take a peak into my closet you'd quickly realize I'm a bit of a pink … [Read more...]

BeFit 30 Day Fat Burn Review and Giveaway

Get Ready to #BeFitAllYear! Happy Friday! As promised I am back with a thorough review of the BeFit 30 Day Fat Burn Challenge. As you may recall I was invited to review the BeFit program, including a trio of nutritional products, by the Sweatpink community. The nutritional products were sent to me by BeFit to facilitate this review but all opinions are mine. Since I am not personally … [Read more...]

What if You Were Rewarded for Not Being Sick?

Wouldn't it be amazing if your health insurance company rewarded you for not  getting sick? What if you earned a bonus every month that you did not come into the doctor's office or buy a prescription? Would you feel more compelled to stay healthy? I'm a firm believer that the best healthcare is preventative care -- doing everything in my power to stay vibrantly healthy and not get sick. … [Read more...]

5 Small Steps to Vibrant Health

This post is sponsored by United Healthcare. All opinions and tips are my own. Ah the joy of a new year! Can you feel it? Shopping carts are filled with veggies and all sorts of healthy treats... Gyms are bursting with enthusiastic members, old and new, who blast through one class after another... The energy is palpable as we all commit to making this year our healthiest year … [Read more...]

The Selfie – A Powerful Health and Fitness Tool

This post is sponsored by United Healthcare. All opinions are my own. The Selfie -- The art of taking a picture of oneself. An art mastered by all three of my daughters, my 8 year old included. An art I begrudgingly adopted when I became a Sweatpink ambassador this past summer. An art I've come to appreciate as a powerful tool in meeting my health and fitness goals. What is a … [Read more...]

How to Dress for Cold Weather Training

Follow my blog with Bloglovin It finally feels like fall here in LA! Though I thoroughly enjoy our warm sunny California days I was thrilled to have to put on an extra layer as I headed out for my morning hike. At six am the air was brisk and clean with temperatures in the low forties.   I love this kind of weather! I find it invigorating and inspiring! As you may recall from a … [Read more...]

Will Your Healthcare Plan Be There for You When You Need It Most?

This post is sponsored by United Healthcare. Content and opinions are my own. When I dialed 9-1-1 on January 23, 2015, my healthcare plan was the farthest thing from my mind. I needed to get my daughter to the hospital, and I needed to get her there FAST! I did not know on that day that eight months later we'd be facing more than $100,000 in medical bills. Nor did I know that I'd be … [Read more...]

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