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Lela D.

BENTONVILLE, Arkansas
Hi, I'm the moderator for the Healthy Eating Community. I'm just a thirty-something mom trying to stay healthy and fit into my jeans. I love to practice Yoga for the physical workout as well as the stress relief and I've been doing one form or another off and on since high school! I've never been too overweight, but it's a constant battle and I've got a few tips up my sleeve for keeping it under control! You can find out more at my blog, After the Bubbly -... Full Bio
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Can You Afford to Feed Your Kids? by Lela D. 4 Comments Posted in: Questions & Answers in Parenting In light of the current financial environment, I'm curious to know how you manage to keep your food costs down while maintaing a healthy diet for your children. I'm a big pr ... Read on »
Sports for Kids Who Don't Like Sports by Lela D. Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting We've had such a challenging time trying to find physical activities for my son, who does not like organized team sports. We've identified a few sports that may work well fo ... Read on »
Banana Bread With a Treat by Lela D. 1 Comment Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Cooler weather has got me aching to bake something. My go to recipe is banana bread with chocolate and white chocolate chips. What's yours? Read on »
Taking Care of Your Backside by Lela D. Posted in: Blog Posts in Back & Neck Pain Okay, I really mean backside here - the whole thing! I'm not talking about your rear end! With the weather turning cooler we're all going to be spending more time indoors an ... Read on »
How Do You Get Ready For Fall? by Lela D. Posted in: Blog Posts in Happiness For those of us who love the fall, it's easy to make the transition from summer! There are some easy things you can do to get in the mood for shorter days and cooler weather ... Read on »
How to Beat the Java Cravings by Lela D. Posted in: Questions & Answers in Healthy Eating Okay, I admit it - I LOVE my coffee. However, there are times I work my daily intake up a bit too much. If you want to cut back on your caffeine consumption, check out this' ... Read on »
Immune Boosting Salad Recipe by Lela D. 2 Comments Posted in: Questions & Answers in Healthy Eating Do you have trouble remembering all the different foods you're supposed to eat to keep your immune system in shape? Here's a great salad recipe that combines the top immune ... Read on »
Hi Everybody by Lela D. 1 Comment Posted in: Questions & Answers in Parenting Hey Parenting community members, I moderate the Healthy Eating community, but I also write on parenting on my personal blog After the Bubbly, and on HubPages. Whenever I wri ... Read on »
Practical Make-Up Tips by Lela D. Posted in: Questions & Answers in Massage/Spa I always feel better when my make-up is just right. I've developed a few tricks over the years - find out my secrets on my post on Prevention Buzz, 3 Top Tips for Mastering M ... Read on »
New Articles on Prevention by Lela D. Posted in: General Discussion in Healthy Eating Hi Healthy Eating friends! I wanted to let you know about a new blog I'm writing for Prevention. It's geared toward women, but you guys may find something interesting over t ... Read on »
Take Your Health Into Your Own Hands by Lela D. Posted in: General Discussion in General Medicine It's so very important to take your healthcare into your own hands. That's why I shared my experience about finding the right doctor at the right time in this Prevention art ... Read on »
Do You Suffer From Inhibited Sexual Desire? by Lela D. 2 Comments Posted in: Questions & Answers in Stress Management There's a new buzz word about... Ihibited Sexual Desire (ISD) is a 'new' syndrome doctors have identified. While there are a lot of reasons people suffer sexually, I think a ... Read on »
Here's the Secret to Power Napping by Lela D. 6 Comments Posted in: General Discussion in Stress Management Have you always wanted to get the benefits of a true power nap? It's all about giving up! Read Pass My Blankie - It's Time to Power Nap. Read on »
Three Essentials for Battling the Post-Vacay Bulge! by Lela D. Posted in: General Discussion in Healthy Eating Did you spend half your vacation sucking down pina coladas like the world was on its last spin around? Or was that just me? If you need a little help battling the post holid ... Read on »
Map My Run by Lela D. 5 Comments Posted in: General Discussion in Running Hi all! I'm a sporadic runner and just got back into it, so forgive me if you all already know this, but a friend just told me about a cool site were you can map your run to ... Read on »
Dear Oprah, Please Send Me Your Chef by Lela D. 5 Comments Posted in: General Discussion in Healthy Cooking I was so excited to hear that Oprah was going on a 21-day vegan cleanse! And blogging about it to boot - Go O! I was all stoked to get inspired by Oprah and maybe, possibly, ... Read on »
Supplements? What's Up? by Lela D. Posted in: Questions & Answers in Healthy Eating Okay - so I broke down and bought some fancy vitamins all my friends were swearing by, and I gotta say - nothing! I feel absolutely no difference in my body, workouts, appetit ... Read on »
Breakfast Ideas for Busy Moms by Lela D. 5 Comments Posted in: General Discussion in Fitness for Moms We all know how important it is to get a healthy breakfast into our kids. If you need a few new ideas, check out this article about Healthy Breakfasts for Kids. Read on »
Shopping for Groceries With a List Saves Money and Your Waistline by Lela D. Posted in: General Discussion in Healthy Eating With the price of groceries rising so sharply, saving money should be reason enough to learn how to really shop with a list. The bonus is that when you plan out your meals a ... Read on »
Weight Watchers Points Counters Should Try Tilapia by Lela D. Posted in: General Discussion in Healthy Eating It's that time of year again - the time to get serious about counting Weight Watchers points. Tilapia is a great tasting mild fish that many people will like. Even kids will e ... Read on »