Lady Lennia Courtney Martin on Being Goofy! My computer decided to go belly up. I have had the computer for under a year, but it just won’t cooperate. The back light is on but no picture on the screen. I was in tears. Thank God I kept my old laptop. This weekend was my nephew Cairon's birthday, and he was too cute with his white button-up and yellow vest. He turned three and was proud about … [Read more...] about Lady Lennia Courtney Martin on Being Goofy!
Health, Beauty, & Fitness
Summer is right around the corner, and now is the perfect time to start getting in shape for the sunny days to come. With this in mind, here are a few eating tips for attaining and maintaining your summer beach body: Smaller Portions Try eating smaller meals throughout the day. Research has shown that eating six smaller meals as opposed to three large meals will keep your metabolism (your body's … [Read more...] about Slim Down for Summer: Your Ticket to Looking and Feeling Great
We have all read many articles extolling the virtues of running for weight loss and for improving our cardiovascular systems, but how often do we see an article on how running affects our largest organ, our skin? Removes Toxins Perspiration due to running will help remove toxins from our skin. Toxins build up under our skin from living everyday life. It can come from the food we eat, pollution … [Read more...] about Can Running Keep Your Skin Looking Younger?
When many women notice symptoms like a strange discharge or pain during urination, they automatically assume it is a yeast infection. But how can you be sure it’s just a yeast infection and not something more serious, like an STD? Many STDs have the same symptoms as a yeast infection, and although it can’t be diagnosed without a physician’s test results, there are some ways to tell the … [Read more...] about Yeast Infection … or Something More?
No matter how careful we are, I'm sure most sexually active women have asked themselves that question before. Not knowing if you’re pregnant can interfere with your daily activities. The simplest thing to do to determine if you’re pregnant would be to buy an over-the-counter pregnancy test. This test can detect the pregnancy hormone in your urine. But not knowing before then can be … [Read more...] about Am I Pregnant?
Lady Lennia Blog: Asthmatic kids during the hot summer... The past few days have been really hot. I have had to make sure to pack drinks for the kids and water for myself, as well as to make sure my daughter didn't get too hot. Jasmine, my youngest, has asthma, so the heat is her enemy. As for my oldest, she just tans really fast, but to date no sunburns. I make sure to keep sunscreen stocked … [Read more...] about Dealing with Asthmatic Kids During the Hot Summer
We're always looking for the new weight-loss miracle. In reality, losing weight is actually pretty simple as long as you make a conscious effort in your everyday. When I moved to New York on my own, I managed to lose 10 pounds and 3 inches off my waist. While I did not mean to lose weight, I sat and thought about how I actually did it, and here is what I came up with: Drink Water, Ditch the … [Read more...] about I Accidentally Lost Weight – And You Can, Too!
We all know — and fear — the freshman 15. Students gain weight in college because of their busy schedules, and getting a personal trainer or buying workout equipment is expensive. Below I have listed the top five workouts that are both convenient and cheap. 5. Bicycling Many colleges do not allow students to bring cars their first year of school, so why not bike? Not only is this a great … [Read more...] about No Money? No Time? No Problem! Cheap, Quick Workouts for Students
Weight loss is an issue that challenges our society to become healthier and encourages us to improve our body image, and it seems that women feel its influence the most. From my experience, many women avoid the weight room and focus predominately on cardio and endless crunches for weight loss. It may surprise you that the reason many women find weight loss challenging is because of an imbalance … [Read more...] about What Women Should Know: Weight Lifting to Lose Weight