How’s Your Attitude of Gratitude?

By Kim Fox | February 23, 2023

Focusing on gratitude takes a shift in attitude, in my opinion. When something goes awry, we have a choice. We can focus on the negativity or instead, have an attitude adjustment and change our focus to the many things we all have to be thankful for. Studies have shown that having gratitude can decrease depression,…

How Will You Relax Today???

By Kim Fox | February 15, 2023

I grew up in a small town in MN that was predominantly of Mennonite faith. On Sundays, everything in town was closed, because Sunday was to be “the day of rest”. I hated it because the town was boring to begin with and this made it even worse. After getting married, my husband Rick and…

When to Stop Eating

By Kim Fox | February 7, 2023

It takes about 20″ for the brain to receive messages from the stomach that food has arrived. When we eat rapidly, not only does it negatively affect our digestion, but it also makes us want more to eat as we may not be quite satisfied. Pushing the plate away when you first begin to feel…

Fall off the Resolution Wagon? Here’s How to Jump Back on!

By Kim Fox | January 29, 2023

Research repeatedly shows that those who set New Year’s resolutions often fall off the wagon about mid January. Why? Because the individual didn’t have a clear cut, stepwise process formulated as to how he or she was going to reach that goal. It’s not too late to get your health goals started or back on…

My Healthy Plate for those with Diabetes

By Kim Fox | November 28, 2022

Thanksgiving Week Meal Plan

By Kim Fox | November 19, 2022

World Diabetes Day

By Kim Fox | November 14, 2022

According to The Diabetes Council, diabetes affects 537 million people, or 10% of the world’s population, as of 2021. The International Diabetic Foundation has determined that this number will increase to 643 million in 2030 and increase to 783 by 2045. These numbers do not include the 240 million plus people that have not been…

24 Ways to Reduce Stress

By Kim Fox | November 11, 2022

Looking for a calmer, saner life?

Back to School Lunches

By Kim Fox | September 21, 2022

It’s that time of year again: new school clothes and shoes—check. School supplies—check. Immunizations completed check. Lunch bag—check. Oh, no? What do I need to put in the lunch bag that’s fast, healthy and affordable? Vegetables Broccoli Carrots Cauliflower Celery Cherry tomatoes Salad (romaine, kale, spinach) Sugar snap peas 100% vegetable juice Apples Dried fruit…

3 Diabetes Myths Dispelled

By Kim Fox | August 21, 2022

Last night while at a party I was asked about my profession. Immediately people started sharing what their blood glucose levels were and wanted to know what their number should be, as well as the disease symptoms. One gal shared that her blood glucose was 101, which indicated pre-diabetes. Another individual shared that his number…