Monday Motivation: No Fear

Last week, I received a notification from my neurologist that my Electromyography (EMG) test was abnormal. According to the Mayo Clinic, an EMG is a diagnostic procedure to assess the health of muscles and the nerve cells that control them (motor neurons). The EMG is used to rule out numerous conditions and assist in the diagnosis of radiculopathy,…

JUST DO IT!

It’s a photo you are tagged in on social media, a comment a loved one makes off-hand, or your favorite pair of jeans that now have betrayed you, -“Et tu, Brute?” Once again, you have added a few more unexpected and unwanted pounds to your physique. So how do you bounce back? It’s exhausting to…

Love Is All We Need

Greetings and salutations Southern Laced readers! February is the month of love! It is a time to remember the little things that make you love; love your significant other, love your job, but most important, …to love oneself. Often times in fitness the focus is on change. How to be, do, become the person physically-…

New Year New You got you hopeful?

New Year New You got you hopeful? Here are some great tips on how to turn that universal mantra into real motivation for healthy changes in 2016. Happy new year! There is nothing like the fresh blank -slate of a new year to give many of us the much needed boost to make great changes…

Did You Schedule Your Pap Smear?

January is Cervical Cancer Health Awareness Month and I couldn’t let it pass by without sharing ways to prevent cervical cancer. One of the major cause of cervical cancer is HPV (human papillomavirus), which is a very common infection that spreads through sexual activity. Research has shown that there are about 79 million Americans with…