Understanding the New CDC Covid Guidelines

The CDC recently released new guidelines, leaving some people more confused than ever. I don’t know about you, but lately I’ve been feeling a little discombobulated about this whole pandemic. Initially, it was pretty cut and dry; there was a worldwide pandemic threatening health globally and we all needed to stay indoors to help flattenContinue reading “Understanding the New CDC Covid Guidelines”

Covid Booster Shots: Should You Mix and Match?

Is it safe to mix and match your vaccine and booster shot? When it comes to Covid-19, we are all witnessing the process of the scientific method play out in real time. The pandemic hit us all by storm, and since the beginning we have watched scientists battle the disease, learning as they go, andContinue reading “Covid Booster Shots: Should You Mix and Match?”

7 Things You Should Know About the Mu Variant

The new Covid-19 variant Mu is called a ‘variant of interest’. The World Health Organization (WHO) has recently announced a new Covid-19 variant. This is to be expected, as the viruses tend to come with variants. We have already heard of the Delta variant, and luckily vaccinated people have thus far been able to fightContinue reading “7 Things You Should Know About the Mu Variant”

Three Signs You May Have Had Covid-19

One of the most confusing things about Covid-19 is figuring out if you have already had it. The Covid-19 pandemic has caused a lot of confusion in this country and around the world. Not only is our response to this disease a little scattered and inconsistent, but the political ramifications of the vaccine rollout, andContinue reading “Three Signs You May Have Had Covid-19”

3 Workout-Friendly Face Masks

In terms of workout protection, are all face masks created equal? There have been many frustrating things about the Covid-19 pandemic, but for some reason, wearing masks is at the top of the list. While I understand that nobody really WANTS to walk around with their nose and mouth covered, doctors and surgeons do itContinue reading “3 Workout-Friendly Face Masks”

What is Muscle Memory?

Muscle memory is your muscle’s ability to snap back into shape. Coming off the tail end of a pandemic, muscle memory is something we should all be thankful for. Have you ever gone through a time in your life (for instance, in the past year) where your fitness just fell completely off the wagon? Then,Continue reading “What is Muscle Memory?”

Five Mental Health Reasons to Get a Plant

Plants can be great for your mental health. I’ve never really been much of a plant person. Keeping my kids alive has been a highlight of my life, but I know myself, and adding the responsibility of a bunch of plants on top of that might not end well. That being said, this pandemic hasContinue reading “Five Mental Health Reasons to Get a Plant”

Watch Me Get the Pfizer Covid-19 Vaccine

Recently, I was vaccinated for Covid-19 at Stamford Hospital. The Covid-19 pandemic has been raging through the globe for a little over a year now. Every country in the world has been affected, and each day the numbers rise, and we set new records for infections and deaths. The United States is at the topContinue reading “Watch Me Get the Pfizer Covid-19 Vaccine”

How to Protect Your Kids Going Back to School During a Pandemic

In these uncertain times, we must protect our children. I honestly can’t believe that I am writing this post, but since many of our children are going back to school in the middle of a pandemic that is ravaging this country, it’s important to prioritize safety, and exercise caution. This probably seems impossible with children.Continue reading “How to Protect Your Kids Going Back to School During a Pandemic”

Five Ways to Cope with Loneliness

Loneliness can be a pandemic all on its own. As a mother of multiple children, the Covid-19 lock-down has been both a blessing and a curse. It was a blessing because I got to spend a lot more time with my family, and get to know them even better than before. Facing a world-wide healthContinue reading “Five Ways to Cope with Loneliness”