Pull Up a Seat to the Table

[et_pb_section fb_built="1" _builder_version="3.22.3"][et_pb_row _builder_version="3.22.3"][et_pb_column type="4_4" _builder_version="3.0.47"][et_pb_post_title author="off" comments="off" featured_image="off" _builder_version="3.2.2" title_font="|700|||||||" title_font_size="37px"][/et_pb_post_title][/et_pb_column][/et_pb_row][et_pb_row _builder_version="3.22.3" background_size="initial" background_position="top_left" background_repeat="repeat"][et_pb_column type="4_4" _builder_version="3.0.47"][et_pb_image src="https://todayswomannow.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/05/ListenLearn.jpg" align="center" force_fullwidth="on" align_tablet="center" align_last_edited="on|desktop" admin_label="Featured Image" _builder_version="3.23.3"][/et_pb_image][/et_pb_column][/et_pb_row][et_pb_row _builder_version="3.22.3" background_size="initial" background_position="top_left" background_repeat="repeat"][et_pb_column type="4_4" _builder_version="3.0.47"][et_pb_text _builder_version="3.23.3"] The right type of relationship can be a powerful force in our lives. In my experiences with people, I have realized relationships are centered around the three tables we commonly occupy: personal tables, professional tables and social tables. At an early age, I understood the responsibility that comes with having a seat around a table — the significance of depositing into those [...]

By |2021-05-04T13:09:16-04:00May 4, 2021|Healthy Choices|

My Kid and Me During This Great Pause

[et_pb_section fb_built="1" _builder_version="3.22.3"][et_pb_row _builder_version="3.22.3"][et_pb_column type="4_4" _builder_version="3.0.47"][et_pb_post_title author="off" comments="off" featured_image="off" _builder_version="3.2.2" title_font="|700|||||||" title_font_size="37px"][/et_pb_post_title][/et_pb_column][/et_pb_row][et_pb_row _builder_version="3.22.3" background_size="initial" background_position="top_left" background_repeat="repeat"][et_pb_column type="4_4" _builder_version="3.0.47"][et_pb_image align="center" force_fullwidth="on" align_tablet="center" align_last_edited="on|desktop" admin_label="Featured Image" _builder_version="3.23.3" src="https://todayswomannow.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/09/GreatPauseWEB.jpg"][/et_pb_image][et_pb_text admin_label="Image Caption" _builder_version="3.23.3" text_font="||on||||||" text_text_color="#6d6d6d" text_font_size="10px" text_orientation="center" max_width="90%" module_alignment="center" saved_tabs="all"] "I'm learning to be present with my kid even when life outside (and inside) can feel frantic and uncertain." [/et_pb_text][/et_pb_column][/et_pb_row][et_pb_row _builder_version="3.22.3" background_size="initial" background_position="top_left" background_repeat="repeat"][et_pb_column type="4_4" _builder_version="3.0.47"][et_pb_text _builder_version="3.23.3"] Sitting on our couch, my 6-year-old son cuddles against my shoulder. This makes it awkward to turn the pages of my book, but that’s alright. I let my eyes linger too long [...]

By |2020-09-04T10:48:50-04:00September 5, 2020|Family, Healthy Choices|

How This Woman Fits in Exercise while Caregiving for Her Mother and Her Daughter

[et_pb_section fb_built="1" _builder_version="3.22.3"][et_pb_row _builder_version="3.22.3"][et_pb_column type="4_4" _builder_version="3.0.47"][et_pb_post_title author="off" comments="off" featured_image="off" _builder_version="3.2.2" title_font="|700|||||||" title_font_size="37px"][/et_pb_post_title][/et_pb_column][/et_pb_row][et_pb_row _builder_version="3.23.3"][et_pb_column type="4_4" _builder_version="3.23.3"][et_pb_image src="https://todayswomannow.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/RoxanneHack-SmeroWEB6029.jpg" force_fullwidth="on" _builder_version="3.23.3"][/et_pb_image][/et_pb_column][/et_pb_row][et_pb_row _builder_version="3.23.3"][et_pb_column type="4_4" _builder_version="3.23.3"][et_pb_text _builder_version="3.23.3"] Roxanne Hack-Smero  Age: 59  Job: Retired firefighter; currently an Administrative Assistant and PE teacher for Highlands Latin School, Indiana; Mom to Shiloh (12); Primary caregiver for mother (Joyce) who has Alzheimer’s.    Setting time aside for a workout isn't easy when we have multiple responsibilities, but Roxanne Hack-Smero considers fitness to be a necessity rather than a task. Roxanne starts the day with an early morning workout in her basement and says "it [...]

By |2021-12-10T18:24:54-05:00April 2, 2020|Best Bodies, Exercise, Healthy Choices|

Fitness Challenge – Cindy Baerny

[et_pb_section fb_built="1" _builder_version="3.22.3"][et_pb_row _builder_version="3.22.3"][et_pb_column type="4_4" _builder_version="3.0.47"][et_pb_post_title author="off" comments="off" featured_image="off" _builder_version="3.2.2" title_font="|700|||||||" title_font_size="37px"][/et_pb_post_title][/et_pb_column][/et_pb_row][et_pb_row _builder_version="3.22.3" background_size="initial" background_position="top_left" background_repeat="repeat"][et_pb_column type="4_4" _builder_version="3.0.47"][et_pb_image src="https://todayswomannow.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/Cindy0562.jpg" align="center" force_fullwidth="on" align_tablet="center" align_last_edited="on|desktop" admin_label="Featured Image" _builder_version="3.23.3"][/et_pb_image][et_pb_text admin_label="Image Caption" _builder_version="3.23.3" text_font="||on||||||" text_text_color="#6d6d6d" text_font_size="10px" text_orientation="center" max_width="90%" module_alignment="center" saved_tabs="all"] Cindy Baerny has found her “zen,” as she refers to it, through running.  “I do my best thinking when I’m running,'' she says. As a longtime runner, she  keeps herself challenged by including new routes, training for races, and participating in local running clubs. As a new mom of twins, finding time and energy isn’t always easy.    [/et_pb_text][/et_pb_column][/et_pb_row][et_pb_row [...]

By |2021-12-10T18:25:27-05:00January 27, 2020|Healthy Choices|

Meal Prep

[et_pb_section fb_built="1" _builder_version="3.22.3"][et_pb_row _builder_version="3.22.3"][et_pb_column type="4_4" _builder_version="3.0.47"][et_pb_post_title author="off" comments="off" featured_image="off" _builder_version="3.2.2" title_font="|700|||||||" title_font_size="37px"][/et_pb_post_title][/et_pb_column][/et_pb_row][et_pb_row _builder_version="3.23.3"][et_pb_column type="4_4" _builder_version="3.23.3"][et_pb_image src="https://todayswomannow.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/KristelKetoKitchen4819.jpg" force_fullwidth="on" _builder_version="3.23.3"][/et_pb_image][/et_pb_column][/et_pb_row][et_pb_row _builder_version="3.23.3"][et_pb_column type="4_4" _builder_version="3.23.3"][et_pb_text _builder_version="3.23.3"] Ready to commit to a different way of eating but cannot seem to stay on track? You can find lots of meal-prep options in the area to help you. Here’s a closer look at three. Kristel’s Keto Kitchen Kristel Allen’s story of weight loss is what ultimately inspired her to start her meal prepping business, Kristel’s Keto Kitchen. What started off as helping a few coworkers plan and prepare their meals each week [...]

By |2021-12-10T18:13:38-05:00January 6, 2020|Healthy Choices|

Try a New Type of Fitness Workout

[et_pb_section fb_built="1" _builder_version="3.22.3"][et_pb_row _builder_version="3.22.3"][et_pb_column type="4_4" _builder_version="3.0.47"][et_pb_post_title author="off" comments="off" featured_image="off" _builder_version="3.2.2" title_font="|700|||||||" title_font_size="37px"][/et_pb_post_title][/et_pb_column][/et_pb_row][et_pb_row _builder_version="3.23.3"][et_pb_column type="4_4" _builder_version="3.23.3"][et_pb_image src="https://todayswomannow.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/SixPax6352.jpg" force_fullwidth="on" _builder_version="3.23.3"][/et_pb_image][/et_pb_column][/et_pb_row][et_pb_row _builder_version="3.23.3"][et_pb_column type="4_4" _builder_version="3.23.3"][et_pb_text _builder_version="3.23.3"] If you’re like me, you’ve tried barre, yoga, kick-boxing, cycling, and more in an effort to find what exercise would propel you to pull yourself from underneath those warm blankets at 7am. I’ve tried it all in search of a homebase, and I can’t choose just one. So, what’s a reasonably-fit girl to do? What if I could go to different workout boutiques every day? I found it is possible! I tried ClassPass, [...]

By |2021-12-10T17:50:02-05:00January 3, 2020|Healthy Choices|
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