025 Fan Day Raido – Florida Blogging Conference 2013

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Conferences are a great way to meet people and promote your blog or business.

How many conferences have you been to like this?

This conference legally allowed everyone to be plugged in….literally!

What’s discussed in this Episode

Fan Day Radio Podcast is a show for LizForADay hosted by Liz Hall.

It’s purpose is to share Health, Wellness, Travel & Fitness tips, to include tools to make your life better today than it was yesterday.

All this is shared in a podcasting format that you can listen to whenever you need some inspiration or a motivational lift.

In this episode, I  will discuss a

  1. FL Blog Conference
  2. Full Sale University
  3. Bahama Breeze
  4. Rumtoberfest
  5. Pat Williams Motivational Speaker
  6. Justice Mitchell
  7. Smart Office Help Social Media Management
  8. Google Glass
  9. Review of Givaway items

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Pat Williams

Justice Mitchell

Smart Office Help Social Media Management

Google Glass

Rumtoberfest

Florida Blogging Conference

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024 Fan Day Radio – Liz’s Random Fitness Thoughts

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Fan Day Radio White Background Have you ever had random thoughts about…well…anything? What about random fitness thoughts?

Did you want to share them with your closest buddies?

That’s just what yours truly did for this episode of Fan Day RadioPodcast.

What’s discussed in this Episode

Fan Day Radio Podcast is a show for LizForADay hosted by Liz Hall.

It’s purpose is to share Health, Wellness, Travel & Fitness tips, to include tools to make your life better today than it was yesterday.

All this is shared in a podcasting format that you can listen to whenever you need some inspiration or a motivational lift.

In this episode, I  will discuss a

  1. debilitating fitness assessment give at gym
  2. running events
  3. my running event history
  4. running goal for 2013
  5. my social media evolution
  6. Discus Comments
  7. podcasting setup
  8. upcoming blogging conference
  9. keeping up with friends
  10. vegetarian Taco Recipe
  11. my current stats

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 The Neon Run Orlando

Run for Your Life

Zombie Virtual Races

Florida Blogging Conference

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What is are Virtual Races? I know… Virtual Zombies Watch Out

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Zombieween 5K

Virtual Races are my new go to race. When I saw this, I got super excited.  Why? I like running.  I like medals.  I like a good charity event.  But I absolutely love zombies.

Before I get into this actual event, I wanted to share my virtual race journey with you…..  Well there really isn’t much of a journey because I have never done one. I was actually in the stages of orgainzing a company run, which by the way was virtual.  It didn’t happen because I quit and came back to states.

I was disappointed about that.  I suppose I could have still participated myself, but I was traveling a bit. Now days I’m back into running.  What keeps me running is having some kind of a race to run.  I ‘ve only done the Disney 1/2 Marathon this year and really would like to get more races under my belt for 2013.

Virtual Race FAQ:

What is a Virtual Race?  Well virtual races are basically what the name implies.  They are not physically anchored to one location.  Virtual races, depending on the planner have their own rules which are simple and super easy to follow.

  • They can be run from any location, you choose.
  • The distances are specified and you pick the one you want to do.  That could include 5K, 10K, 1/2 and whole marathons.
  • Some virtual races include race bids, finishing tapes, and they even issue medals to finishers.
  • How do you prove you did it?  Well the rules may state that you have to take a picture of the readout from your favoriet running watch.  Some virtual races (most) hold you ,the honest runner, to the honors system.
  • The cost are minimum and usually the proceeds benefit a charity.
  • There are usually date ranges for which you will have to run any of the many virtual races out there. This can include a deadline to submit your proof if required.
  • Normally, you run these virtual races at your own pace.
Virtual Races
BrainsGiving 10K

OK, so back to this particular event.  Well there are actually 3 events that span the holiday season.  I like that.  I don’t know about you, but I love to eat.  :)  So this will be my motivation to run and run some more. :) These are the two I think, I’m gonna run.

[box style=”light-gray” ]Two Events: Zombieween 5K & BrainsGiving 10K – Save $10  (This info is straight from the event sponsors site & No I’m not getting a thing out of it)  😎

One registration to the ZombieWeen 5K and one registration for the BrainsGiving 10K, both to benefit the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. Includes personalized bib for each event and professionally crafted finishers medals upon completion of chosen distance. (Personalized bibs: if registered before 9/29/13 and based on the first name listed on each registration – if you want something unique put it in the “first name” section, after 9/29/13 you will still receive a bib but it wont be personalized)

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Virtual Races
Season’s Eatings 12K

There is one more in this virtual racing series and that is Season’s Eating.  You can go to the actual site and take look yourself.  Personally, I’m all in.  http://zombiefun.eventbrite.com/

I attempted to get a discount for those that would like to join me.

Here’s the organizations response.

Please use code EB37 For $7 off the ALL 3 Event registration and code EB15 For $5 off any other registration.  These will be limited to the first 25 people to use them (each).

Thank you for supporting us and the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.  Please do follow us on Facebook at Virtually Awesome Races.

Regards,

Shari and Laura

Zombies are so cool. I don’t like to be scared so virtual zombies are right up my alley.  I hope you all will join me.

Your Running From (or towards) the Zombies Lizzy

Virtual Races Questions:

Have you ran a virtual race before?

Do you plan on signing up?

What is appealing to you about virtual races?

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Quick, Easy, Super Fresh, Homemade Natural Mouthwash

Natural Mouthwash1 One day I woke up and decided that I wanted to make a natural mouthwash that I felt comfortable using.  I wanted to be able to read the ingredients and really feel like I was taking care of my body in the most natural way.  So I did my research and I decide to make my very own natural mouthwash.

When I say easy, I mean easy to make.  All the ingredients are super easy to find. You may have most of them in your kitchen already.

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Lizzy’s Easy Natural Mouthwash

Ingredients
2 Tbs Baking Soda
1 Tbs Witch Hazel
1 Cup Aloe Vera Juice
1/2 Cup Distilled Water
20 Drops of Peppermint Oil

Utensils you’ll need (optional)
Empty container ( Don’t go out and buy anything)  Recycle people.  It ain’t that serious.
Funnel
Measuring Spoons
Measuring Cups

Just in case you can’t view the video below, here is what you need to know….

There is no real rhyme or reason to the order that you put the ingredients into the container. I personally like to put the baking soda in 1st.  That’s if you’re using a funnel. Otherwise it will clog the spout.

Once you have everything all together, close your container and shake well.

That’s shaken not stirred.  :)  I just wanted to say that.  :)  Shaken, not stirred.  :)  You get it. Ha, Ha (I’m really laughing.)  OMG (Shaken Not Stirred Myth Buster Video)

Another thing you need to know is that the Aloe Vera juice should be refrigerated.  I only take out a days worth of mouthwash, because I don’t like to swish with cold mouthwash.  Don’t leave your mouthwash out for days, it could go rancid.

If you don’t like the fact that you have to keep it cold, you can always switch back to a non natural mouthwash.  One that will assuredly have tons of preservatives.  Which will have lots of …..bad…stuff in it.  Sorry…I had to stick that in.  I don’t want to be preach and I will never judge your mouthwash usage unless you have terribly bad breath.   :roll:

So here is a video showing, exactly how to make your own easy natural mouthwash.  Enjoy and let me know what you think by leaving a comment at the end of this post.  I will luv you forever.

Natural mouthwash is so easy to make and it makes you feel good too.

Your Fresh Lotus

Lizzy :)

Natural Mouthwash Questions:

How do you  feel about making your own natural mouthwash?

Have your ever given any thought about changing to a natural mouthwash?

Running Motivation & Accountablity on Wednesday Rewind

Running Motivation
Race 3 NTC 5K Series 2012

Running motivation is deep in my soul.  On most days anyway. :)

I love looking back in the past for Wednesday Rewind.  It gives me a clear understanding of how far I’ve come.  This was actually a post from last year this time.

I decided to pull it out of the Fantabulous Day Blog vault.  That was the blog name back in the day. :)  This gives me running motivation like nothing else.

Back before my 1/2 Marathon, I wrote…..

I have eyes on other running blogs and I also listen to several running podcast.  There I can find lots of running motivation.  Since one of my goals with this blog is to inspire others, I thought I would start posting my training for the week.

I do post my runs on my 1/2 at 6000 ft page (currently removed), but I wanted to also post a quick update weekly on the home page.

This is just another way for me to hold myself accountable and to also, hopefully, inspire others to get moving.

I write on this blog for accountability reasons as well.  I always say “If you say it out loud, then you have to follow through”.  :) Writing in a journal is one thing, but blogging is taking journalizing to a greater level.  I’m sure all bloggers would agree.

I’ve been know to start things and then get demotivated, but this time I’ve committed to the Disney 1/2 marathon and I’m all in, mind, body, and soul.  I already paid my hefty entrance fee and am really looking forward to doing the run.

Running Motivation
After lunch time run.

Any who…. here is my week in review:

My main goals I accomplished for this week:

15 miles, the goal was 20.9 mile.

Long run was 6+, the goal was 7+.  I am OK with this 6+  That was darn good for me.

That’s great running motivation for me.  Don’t you agree?

My focus was on form and running longer.  I had been running for 30 mins at lunch and I have extended that to 40 mins.  I have been going a bit slow, but I can usually get in about 3 miles at a time, which is good.

Another week down and one week closer to January 13th.

Running Motivation
I had only run a couple of miles so I was feeling pretty good. Had to get the photo op in with my signature peace signs.

This was written in August of 2012.  Now look at me.  The Disney 1/2 Marathon is well under my belt and I’ve other race events in my sights.  You can check out how I did from my Disney 1/2 marathon race report.  Don’t kill yourself laughing.  If I can run Disney anybody can.

Now thats running motivation for ya!

Your Motivated Runner

Lizzy :)

Running Motivation Questions:

What motivates you to get fit?

Do you have any big events coming up that you would like to share?

What were you doing this time last year?

Cleanup Your Act….10 Easy Inexpensive Green Cleaning Habits

Easy Inexpensive Green Cleaning Habits.  Say that 3 times, fast, while chewing bubble gum, jumping up and down and patting your head.  It can’t be done, so don’t try. :)

Green Cleaning Habits
Soap Box Sunday

I’m going to get straight to it on this Soap Box Sunday.  One thing I would like to say, and this is my own opinion, is that cleaning product manufactures are not your friends.  They don’t give a crap about you or your family.

They only care about you purchasing what they have to sell and purchasing a lot of it.  Haven’t you wondered why they don’t truly make one product you can use for everything.  It’s all about marketing people. They could do it if they wanted to, but where is the profit in that?  😕

One baby step, which by the way has saved me a ton of money, is to ditch the cleaning products.  I put all the products in a box and let my non-green friends and family take what they wanted.  I didn’t want to throw anything away.  That would be a waste and that was a couple of years ago.

Then I began my journey to make cleaning up my cleaning act.  Now days I use plant based products or make up my own concoctions to clean with.  So far I’ve been pretty happy with the results.

Green Cleaning Habits
My Microfiber Mop

10 Easy Inexpensive Green Cleaning Habits

  1. Stop the dirt from coming in or should I say slow it down.  How?   Leave your shoes at the door. There’s a lot of crap (literally coming in on them tootsies.  :)
  2. Consider using a plant based cleaner that you can truly use on every surface.  These products go a long way and one bottle of these type of cleaners take up a lot less room under the sink.
  3. I can’t say this enough.  Down with paper towels.  Use cloth napkins. I landed a bargain at an estate sale and purchased a few (about 20) for about 50¢ each. What a deal!
  4. Old throwaway clothes can be used as rags.  I cut them up and keep them in a bin for future use.  You won’t feel so bad if you need to toss them after use.
  5. Need clean air?  Make your own air freshener.  My nose is sensitive to heavy fragrances. I also know, when I smell those heavy scents, there are usually heavy chemicals drifting up my nostrils. Making your own can be done by simply adding a couple of drops of your favorite essential oils to water. Put it in a spray bottle and you have instant air freshening that won’t singe your nose hairs.
  6. Floors can be cleaned with a simple broom and or a microfiber mop.  An example is the Starfiber StarMop Wet/Dry Microfiber Cleaning Kit The microfiber mop can be used on dry and wet surfaces.  Then you throw the cloths in the laundry basket once you are done.  They are reusable.
  7. Speaking of laundry, why not make your own laundry soap.  I did.  (Making your own laundry soap) This is truly a money saver.  Imagine not having to purchase laundry detergent for months.  Trust me you will want to look into this. The added benefit is knowing what it is made of.
  8. OK, toilet bowels do have stubborn stains and nasty germs.  All you need is 1/4 cup of baking soda and 1 cup of vinegar.  That’s it.  Let is set in the toilet for a bit and swish and scrub and it is a wrap.
  9. You can also make your own dishwasher soap with Borax and washing soda.  Money in your pocket, I would say.
  10. Consider washing laundry when you get a full load.  Keep in mind not everything needs to be washed after each use.  This will preserve the life of your washables.
Green Cleaning Habits
Purchased at an estate sale.

There you have it, 10 Easy Inexpensive Green Cleaning Habits.  I’ve tried them all, and they all work for me.  Don’t want to try them all?  That’s Ok.  Try one.  Baby step folks…..Baby steps   :)

Be Green Folks

Your Green Boot Gal

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Easy Inexpensive Green Cleaning Habits Questions:

Do you think you will try any of the tips above?

What’s your favorite green cleaning habit?

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What is Tofu? I got a Tofu Infographic and a Tofu-riffic Recipe to Share

What is Tofu? Tofu infographic to the rescue! :) Inquiring minds want to know.  Tofu has eluded my plate since…well forever.  Like most, I really haven’t thought much of those big blocks of white, mushy looking, whatever.

I gotta to tell ya that most of my vegetarian and vegan eating is really one big experiment.  Although it is an experiment, I’m still committed to the “no flesh” lifestyle.  That includes no fish.  I’ve finally given up the fish.

I’m continuously trying new recipes and really enjoying the ride.  Being an non conniver has really opened up a gazillion food options for me that I’m really loving.

I love to cook, so there is no issue with me whipping my own meals up.  I much prefer to make my own food rather than to go to a resturant  or a mystery kitchen.  Sometimes a woman has to do what a woman has to do though.  Lots of social events are at those marvelous places and & I refuse to miss out on the fun. :)

There are a ton of tofu recipes in the veg/vegan universe.  But before I took the leap I needed more information. I needed to know, what is tofu?

Hence the tofu infographic and I LUV infographics.  :) Enjoy! This will answer the question of what is tofu.

What the Hell is Tofu?

Now that is alot of great info.  Everything you wanted to know in one shot.  I would kiss the infographic creator if I ever met him.  Maybe not…that could go a lot of different ways…nevermind that last statement.  :)

What is tofu
My Tofu-riffic Scramble. Looks like eggs huh?

My Tofu-riffic Scramble

(made before I found the infographic).

1/4 block of firm Tofu

1 TBS Tumeric

Optional ( You can use whatever you have in the fridge)

Roased Red Peppers

Leeks

Onion

Carrots

Mushrooms (I used baby bellas)

Salt & Pepper

Alright, it does not get any simpler than this.  You decide how much of each veggie you would like.  Veggies go a long way so you don’t need much.

Now – Fire up a pan and stir fry all your optional ingredients.  Once they are soften, crumble and throw in your tofu and Turmeric.  Once you feel your tofu is heated, you take it off the stove and plate it up.  That’s it.

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I ate mine with more veggies which I lightly blanched, kale, carrots & cauliflower. The bacon looking item on the plate is hickory smoke tempeh.  I was surprised by the amazing flavors and egg like texture.  It was a winner for me.

I actually made some other tofu recipes and they came out FANTABULOUSLY! :)  (Shock & Awe) you say?  Yes they came out great and I will definitely be keeping tofu in my fridge as a staple for now on.

Your Newly Converted to Tofu

Lizzy :)

What is Tofu Questions:

Have you tried tofu?

What is your opinion of tofu?

5 Free Fitness Podcast for a Motivated Workout

Fitness Podcast
All Plugged In.

 

I got 5 Fitness Podcast ideas to help motivate you to workout.  Well I know what you’re saying. Just what is a fitness podcast?  Here’s the definition I found on Dictionary.com for podcast.

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pod·cast

[pod-kast, ‐kahst]  Show IPA Digital Technology .

noun

1.

a digital audio or video file or recording, usually part of a themed series, that can be downloaded from a Web site to a media player or computer: Download or subscribe to daily, one-hour podcasts of our radio show.
verb (used without object), verb (used with object)

2.

to record and upload as a podcast: He podcasts once a week on various topics. She podcasts her lectures.

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Fitness Podcast
Podcast Studio

Really my definition….simply…a mini radio show, something to help me kill time and keep me in the know.  I love to be informed.  That sounded smart didn’t it? :) Add the fitness to the fitness podcast and you have a mini radio show about fitness.

Most podcast can be played on a number of various platforms.  Android, Apple, etc.  You can download How to Subscribe Using iTunes. If you subscribe to any given podcast, you will automatically receive updates as they become available.  That is really cool. It’s a no brainer.

On to the good stuff and the 5 fitness podcast I enjoy & the ones that can motivate you too.

Running at the Center of the Universe– This podcast is hosted by Ashland Dave.  He is an avid runner who luvs ultras.  I luv his laid back style of podcasting.  It always inspires me to continue running.  The run time is around 45min which is great for a run or walk.

Fitness Podcasst
Running with Pack, All about running.

Running with the Pack – this is my favorite running podcast.  It is basically all things running.  The host are Allen Gorkey & Stevie Roco.  I love this show. This was actually the very first audio podcast I ever listened to. This fitness podcast runs around 35 – 45 min.

Fitness Podcast
Jillian Michaels Show for Weight Training day.

The Jillian Michaels Show – Everybody knows Jillian. She is her normal in your face trainer. She talks a lot about her children now that she has adopted two.  It is still a very good fitness podcast & also entertaining.  It runs around 45 minutes.

Iron Brandon– Iron Brandon’s podcast studio is in the mile high state.  So you get to hear from a fitness expert who trains in high altitudes.  I believe his show is sponsored by Newton shoe company, but he does not overly advertise for them.  As the name imply Brandon’s expertise is Ironman training.  His fitness podcast runs about 30 -45 minutes.

Fitness Podcast
Have Yoga Mat will travel.

Namesta Yoga – This is the only video fitness podcast I watch.  It was one of the first video podcast I downloaded also.  It is hosted by Melissa West who runs a pretty comprehensive yoga site.  She always has great information about all things yoga.  Her fitness podcast runs about 60 min.  You have to carve out some time for this one.

 

Fitness Podcast
Fan Day Radio Podcast

Honorable Mention – Fan Day Radio – This fitness podcast is hosted by yours truly, ME! :)  I don’t know if I could truly call it a fitness podcast.  It is more of a random thoughts podcast on most days.  The run time for the fitness podcast is around 20-30 min.

In any case you will really enjoy and be inspired by the podcast above.  Go ahead and give them a shot, enjoy and be inspired & motivated.  :) All podcast are free…period!

Your Listening Lotus Lizzy :)

Fitness Podcast Questions:

What are your favorite podcast?

Do you have a podcast to share?

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Quick, Easy & Super Scrumptious Beet Chips

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I didn’t know I loved beets.

I know what your saying.  Really Beet Chips?  YES.  Lately I’ve been trying different things in the kitchen.  I had the hair brained idea to try foods or should I say vegetables that I wouldn’t otherwise have eaten in the past.

My Beet History…Really there wasn’t one.

As a kid I pretty much lived in what is now referred to as a food desert.  My mom only cooked a limited variety of food.  You know the whole meat and potatoes thing.  It was not until I grew up & moved away that I had access to the huge variety of vegetables that could be had in the US.  I was fed some over cooked, boiled to death beets a couple of times when I was young.  Let me tell you I was seriously unimpressed. Forget about beet chips.

Fast forward to today.  I now have access and the want to go and experience all there is to know about all the elusive veggitti out there.  (Yes I know that was a serious run on sentence and that veggitti is not really a word.)  English was never my best subject.  (Don’t tell all the foreign people I know.) Work with me people. :)

So today I made Beet Chips. I was inspired by the Food Network of course.  Beets must be in season right now, because there are tons or recipes out there.  Here is what I did. Baby steps and Simple are the key words here.

This is one medium beet root on the cookie sheet below.  Yeah it looks like a lot.

Ingredients

1 Beet Root – You can make as many as you like

Enough olive oil to coat the beet chips

Salt

Thats it!

Preheat your over to 425°

Beet Chips
Lay um out.

Step one is to cut the beets in to thin slices. Make sure you keep the leafy part.  It is also edible.  I used it in a juice, but you can also cook them.  Beets without the stems are also available for purchase in any store, but wheres the fun in buying them without the leaves.  Maximize your purchase folks.

Beet Chips
Oh Boy

You can use a mandolin or a food processor, but I just used a knife.  It was easy to cut.  If you don’t want your hands to turn red use a glove.  The juice from a beet is no joke so be careful where you cut them and protect whatever you are wearing.  I had an apron on. Don’t worry if your hands turn red.  It washes off pretty easily.

Next place beet chip slices on a cookie sheet covered with parchment paper.  I used unbleached parchment paper which you can find in any health food store. Make sure you place the beet chips flat and don’t overlap.

beet Chips
Lay all the beets flat.

Lightly oil all the chips. Don’t go overboard.  I find beets are pretty juicy even in chip form.  A little goes a long way.

Beet Chips
Time to season.

The color is absolutely beautiful.

Lightly salt your chips.  You actually could use other flavors to spice it up.  For this inaugural journey, I decided to just use salt.  Next time ,may be a different story.

Now you can place an additional cookie sheet on top to help them lay flat.  I didn’t, but I may try it in the future.

Place them in the over for about 15 – 20 mins. Keep an eye on them.  You don’t want them to burn.

Beet Chips
All Done.

They don’t look like much but they had a lot of flavor.  I tasted one, and then another and before you know it, I ate them all.

Now I am impressed.  They were actually good. This was a great snack.  There are many more ways I would like to try beets.  The beet chips were a hit for me. I give it a huge thumbs up.  I have expanded my pallet today.  Yeah! 😀 You got to try them.

Of course I wanted to give you all a bit more info on Beet Chips…I mean Beets.  :)

It is also a good source of Dietary Fiber, Vitamin C, Magnesium and Potassium, and a very good source of Folate and Manganese.

Read More http://nutritiondata.self.com/facts/vegetables-and-vegetable-products/2349/2#ixzz2ZD3cng4R

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Go out get you some beets.  You might be pleasantly surprised.

Your Beety Lizzy :)

Beet Chips Question:

Are beet chips already on your menu?

Other that beet chips, what are some other ways you incorporate beets in you diet?

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7 Inspiring Benefits to Having an Annual Checkup Gals & Guys

An annual Checkup should be on everyones list of to dos. So listen up.  I have been sitting on this post for awhile.  I actually had my annual checkup a couple of months ago.  I didn’t want to drop this post totally because it is so important.  I hate to admit it, but I am one of those stupid people who justifies not seeing a doctor because I’m afraid they are going to tell me I’m going to die.  😳

I have since come to the realization that most life threatening illness can be diverted if you catch them early. There were also some unknowing & unlikely bloggers who inspired me.

Annual Checkup
Stephanie does it for her mother.

There is Steph over at OrangeSpoken.com – Her mother pass away from cancer last year.  Steph is a big advocated of getting yourself checked out.

Annual Checkup
Early detection turned in to early prevention.

Then there is Lori over at ToeNailsAreSoOverRate.com .  She had a cancer scare and is making sure she gets checked up regularly. We actually hooked up for lunch and are working on some fun biking meet ups if the wheater decides to cooperate.

Annual Checkup
Says don’t be afraid.

Then there is Meghann over at Meals and Miles.  Meghann did a post on having a pap smear.  Bloggers all put it out there for the whole world.  That is inspiring for me anyway.

I want to stay healthy, so I plan on getting my annual checkups if I can.  I think I will start saving money for a body maintenance fun.  That way I can make sure I am doing the best I can to live as long as I can.

Annual Checkup
Pap all done.

7 Benefits to Having Annual Checkups

1. Find out if you have any problems early in the game. Early dedection could mean the difference to a long life.  I don’t know about you but I want to live and live positively.

2. Give yourself peace of mind. Although I did have my annual checkup, I still find myself obcessing sometimes over little things.  Those things can stress a person out. Then I think back to my annual checkup and know I asked all the right questions and had all the right test to be at peace.

3. You can’t fix it if you don’t know its broke. If your car was making strange noises wouldn’t you fix it?  That is if you knew about it.  There are so many things that go on under you body hood that you can’t see.  So lift up your hood and have a look.

4. You may get great news. I got a clean bill of health.  I was told I only needed to take in more vitamin D.  What a great feeling.

5. It’s better to be safe than sorry. What if you don’t have an annual check up?  If you are like me, you will continue to obsess about little unimportant things.  You many develop something life threatening.  If you are like me, you will think “Damn I wish I had that checked out early.” I’m all good though thank God.

6. Think of it as a oil change.  You wouldn’t dare miss one of those for your car because if you did it could break down in huge way.  The same goes for your body.  An annual checkup is a people oil change.

7. So your family can have you for as long as possible. (PERIOD!)

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Don’t forget the dentist.

I don’t think the bloggers in the blogosphere really understand their influcance when it comes to matters like this.  Thanks for the inspiring me everyone. I hope this post adds value to someone else’s life when it comes to an annual checkup.

Now go get your annual checkup DAGNABIT!

Your Healthy Lizzy :)

Annual Checkup Questions:

Have you had your annual checkup?

Were you inspired by others to do so? 

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