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Marsha Houchins


Zapping My Belly Fat

By Marsha Houchins / June 4, 2015

Now I do cheat a little here. Hiking all the way to several banks etc, is not realistic, I use the cash for shopping and make online transfers for the amounts saved to each institution. Having cash when shopping also helps me to keep from overspending. Seeing money grow in a jar is so motivating! […]


Losing Weight and Feeling Great!

By Marsha Houchins / May 5, 2015

What I won’t do, however, is wallow in pity and accept my lot. I intend to fight this with fire…kick it hard…just like my son kicked cancer…and get myself functioning in a positive and healthy way. After all, I am a Healthy Working Mom…got to stick to that no matter what! Unfortunately, I cannot take […]


Low Calorie, High Fiber and Protein – Oatmeal

By Marsha Houchins / May 3, 2015

The most popular jar is the Vacation Jar….the kids get very excited as we near our goal of a fun family vacation! I have to say, the last three years have been a roller-coaster. Now things are settling into a more ‘normal’ routine (no chemo, radiation and baldness), I should be reveling in joy and […]


Food for the Fourth!

By Marsha Houchins / April 4, 2015

I am currently waiting, cell phone by my side, to hear from a neurologist. I have ‘white matter’ in my brain, which could be age (that sucks) or could be the sign that my body is giving me grief for being ridiculously stressed for so long. Given my other symptoms: unrelenting fatigue, headaches, strange body […]


Stress – Taking a Toll on My Health

By Marsha Houchins / March 3, 2015

Plan weekly menus to eliminate panic cooking and stress about feeding family properlyFind a way to get a cleaning person in at least once a month Accept my fatigue but find a way to exercise each day Accept that I am too tired after work to be Supermom and give myself a break Begin Yoga […]


Belly Fat Zapping Menu- More Ideas

By Marsha Houchins / April 5, 2014

While nothing is confirmed as yet, my family has a history of Lupus and Fibromyalgia, so I wouldn’t be overly shocked to discover my stress has induced a family favorite! While I am organic as much as possible, careful to balance my diet, and believe in exercise, my recent illness has meant I have been […]

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