I am the managing editor and co-owner of OthFit.com. My goal is to motivate and inspire people to get healthy. I love to connect and make new friends online so feel free to say hi anytime.

  • Health

    Recovery After Hysterectomy: My Journey

    If you follow our blog, you may have noticed that all our recent content has been written by my hard-working husband. I have been MIA since November and I realized tonight that I just needed to make myself sit down and write about my recovery after hysterectomy, which is the reason I've been silent.

  • Blogger Interviews

    Interview With Emily Adams

    Today we are launching a weekly interview series and we are very happy to get to learn a bit more about Emily Adams from The Planking Traveler. Her wonderful blog is about both healthy living and travel and I can’t recommend it enough. The Planking Traveler Emily Adams Practical Inspiration for Budget Travel, Adventurous Movement, and Non-Toxic Living Website Twitter…

  • Diet & Nutrition

    8 Surprising Foods To Avoid On Keto

    I started on the keto diet on March 17th, 2018 and it has been very good to me. I am no longer pre-diabetic, I’ve lost 82 lbs, and my lab markers are greatly improved. It has been so successful that my whole family will be switching to the keto diet after Christmas. A lot of the success was knowing what…

  • Diet & Nutrition

    Thanksgiving Dinner On Keto

    This year, like almost every year since I’ve been on my own, I am making a huge Thanksgiving dinner. This is my first Thanksgiving dinner on keto and I want to make sure that it goes perfectly. My Grandmother was from Texas and her Thanksgiving dinners were simply amazing. Sadly, they are absolutely loaded with carbs and sugar, you know,…

  • Diet & Nutrition

    Health Benefits Of Intermittent Fasting

    Back in March, I started doing intermittent fasting(IF) and I have had great results. Since then I have gotten many questions from friends and co-workers about it. Most of the questions are about the health benefits of intermittent fasting, why I started, and how it could work for them.

  • Mental Health

    The Link Between Stress and Cognition

    A study from Penn State shows that people thinking their day will be stressful in the morning negatively impacts their working memories. With a reduction in working memory, people may be more prone to make mistakes. This highlights an important relationship between stress and cognition.

  • Personal Improvement

    5 Ways To Love The Body You Have

    There is a very strong connection between the body and the mind. We hear about it all of the time. There are books, articles, documentaries, entire disciplines devoted to teaching us about this connection and how to strengthen it. Although this is seemingly common knowledge, many of us still struggle with a basic building block of a strong body/mind connection.…

  • Fitness

    Strength Training Tips For Women Over 40

    As my son loves to remind me, I am now in my “late-30s”. I am also a woman with Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS), diabetes, and some other health issues. Today I am going to share these strength training tips for women over 40. Through working with my doctors and tons of research, I found that strength training (in conjunction with…

  • Health

    PCOS and Aging

    I was diagnosed with Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) when I was around 19 old. I had gained about 80 pounds over a 2-year period, without substantial changes in my diet and despite regular exercise. Today I wanted to share some of the information I have gathered about PCOS and aging with you.