How To Add a Jet to Your Bed (you read that right)

THIS IS NOT A TEST – PLEASE STAND BY FOR V-I-I (nope – not the number seven: Very-Important-Information) OMTers, are you a hot sleeper? Is the lump in bed next to you a hot sleeper? Do you suffer from the crank-producing, sleep-stealin’, peri/menopause night sweats? THIS POST IS FOR YOU. I may for have the […]

How To: Freezing Fresh Spinach to Use in Smoothies

Show of hands: who uses fresh spinach in their smoothies? ~me!~ Who also finds it difficult to use the entire amount of fresh spinach you have in your fridge? Good intentions or not, I found I was wasting one of the most valuable additions to my smoothies because I couldn’t use it fast enough. You […]

How To Enjoy This Smooth Summer Smoothie

It’s hot outside. It’s hot inside. It’s hot in the pool. It’s hot in ~your hot spot here~. What’s an ohsohot person to do?! Enjoy a smooth summer smoothie, that’s what! DON’T LEAVE!!! I know, I know – it’s green. Try and ignore that for a minute. I swear it’s refreshing and delicious. OMT! won’t […]

How to Decide To Have a Mammogram or Not

Cancer, Cancer, Cancer! ~ Ugh ~ Are you as sick of reading about it as I am? What I mean by that is, I’m ready for better treatment options, better survival stats, and better diagnostics. Let’s look at the mammogram. Even the medical community at large is not in agreement as to how many you […]

How Bad Do You Want it? Big Sexy Hair Can Be Yours!

Let’s talk thinning hair – again. Those of us (so many of us) have told Perimenopause to SUCK it. She messes with our body temps, our muscle mass, our libido and our hair. DAMN YOU, PERI! Some of you may grin and bear it, others of us search the market fro thickening, plumping, volumizing products […]

Want a Better Way to Floss?

Do you hate flossing as much as I do? Are you looking for a better way (might I add – more fun way) to improve gum health? A Waterpik is the way to go. I bought one and have never looked back. #nomorestring ~ A gentle reminder: OMT! uses Amazon referral links. When you do […]

How To Be More Than Just a Number – Simply Be You

Women are always reading or talking about their numbers. Numbers of years they’ve lived. Number of gray hairs they’ve found. Numbers rising on the scale. I feel and have mostly felt throughout my own life of numbers that it’s craziness when we boil our lives down to numbers (particularly those looking back at us from […]

Cheers to the Last Three Years – Time To Get More

When I think of the last three years, post breast cancer diagnosis, of all the life I’ve packed into the days I still count, I’m cut off at the knees. TO THE FLOOR, OMT! My life has been one of mountainous joys and of viciously shanked heartaches. But, baby, I’m still standing and I’m here […]

How Many Do You Really Need?

Fruits and vegetables contain vital nutrients and fiber for protection against many illnesses and disease. Eating the daily recommended amounts helps to ensure optimal health. But, it can be confusing, right? Nine servings! 12 servings! ONE MILLION SERVINGS! Well, maybe not one million… Even as a runner, and one who is focused on health, I […]

Be Brave For a Friend Who Suffers

Being brave for a friend who suffers the loss of a child, either through miscarriage or a stillbirth is holy work. How, though? How can we possibly help when we shy away from talking about this stomach-churning topic? As women, we are known for our love of discussing all the things. Yet, when the words […]