FIT PHOTAGE

This fall I worked my tail off in a program called Fit Photage. The brainchild of trainer Michele Sodon, Fit Photage is a focused plan that “promotes the production and preservation of lean muscle mass and the reduction of adipose tissue”. TRANSLATION, 12 weeks with a serious commitment to strength training and a super clean […]

HOW’S YOUR FACIAL FITNESS?

A couple of weeks ago I modeled for the web launch of a new product called Face Fitnez.  The premise is simple, if we can tone the muscles in our body through exercise, why not the muscles in our face?  I’m a bit of a skeptic, so for me, the jury is still out, but […]

OUR FAVORITE THINGS

On my recent reunion with far flung friends from college days, we thought it would be fun to steal a page from Oprah’s playbook and gift each other with one of our “Favorite Things”.  Since there were nine of us, and none of us are Oprah, we set a $20 limit and each brought a […]

THE SKIN WE’RE IN

This is me, age eight, the same age my daughter is now.  Look at all those cute little freckles.  Somewhere along the line, they stopped being cute freckles and became “brown spots”, “sun damage” and “hyper pigmentation”.  They’re bigger now and decidedly not cute.  I’ve used hydroquinone, lasers, chemical peels and most recently, a Dermaroller […]

IT’S EASY BEING GREEN

my grandmother’s garden 1977 You don’t have to grow your own – today’s natural grocery stores and organic purveyors have  made it EASY to get your greens:  Here’s a product I found at Whole Foods and LOVE, I love the name, I love the convenience packaging and I love the mix.  Make a quick salad, […]

ANSWERS TO SOME JUICY QUESTIONS

I have received so many questions on this, I’m re-posting the juicing blog with a few notes: 1. The juicer that Laurie mentions below, the Omega VRT 350, is certainly the Cadillac of juicers, and the $400-ish price tag reflects that.  If money’s not an issue – get it!  I cannot say this enough though, juicing […]

TRAINER TALK

This is my trainer Michele Sodon, she regularly kicks my butt, and she rocks.  I’m going to do a series of interviews with different trainers because, like personalities, different trainers have different styles.  This, however, is the girl that whips me into shape, so I’ll share her thoughts with you first.  Here goes… LL: If […]