5, 2, 1, 0 Pledge

          It’s so easy!!! Just add more in your diet. Try something new (make it a try it Tuesday), cook them a different way (bake, steam, eat them raw), share with a friend.    Unplug from … Continue reading

Beyonce Move Your Body

Friends, I am so excited to tell you all about a very special project am working on with my Movin’ It with Mrs. Oregon team. MIMO has partnered with WAT-AAH (an amazing kids water company that fights childhood obesity) to host Oregon’s first … Continue reading

Save The Date

Movin’ It with Mrs. Oregon will host it’s next event in Beaverton May 18th at Stoller Middle School from 11-2pm!! Check out this video from out last event at University of Portland. For more Movin’ It updates visit www.movingoregon.org!!! In health, … Continue reading

Hispanics and Heart Disease, Stroke

While I was reading through American Heart Association’s website last night I came across a heart wrenching article called Hispanics and Heart Disease, Stroke.  I was so saddened to learn these statistics. “Hispanics and Latinos face even higher risks of cardiovascular diseases because of high blood pressure, obesity and diabetes.” … Continue reading

Movin’ It with Mrs. Oregon Kick Off Event

Dear Friends, I’m beyond excited to share with you what my team of amazing friends and I have been working on since the pageant……  As Mrs. Oregon America 2013, I have started a non-profit called “Movin’ it with Mrs. Oregon.” I believe … Continue reading

Eye Exams & My Lasik Story

Today I am doing something a little different. I wanted to share with all the Heart For Health readers an interview I did with Restore Vision Centers. A lot of people have asked me about getting Lasik.  So I thought … Continue reading

Shorter Life Spans

Today I feel that I need to share the more serious side of what our nation as a whole is facing as our obesity rates rise. I do this not to scare, intimidate, or belittle. I share this with you in … Continue reading

Pediatric Obesity… Buzz Words?

Pediatric Obesity….What do you think of when you hear those words? Are there negative connotations or stigmas attached? Have these words become buzz words in our society? When I hear the words “Pediatric Obesity” I think of a huge problem that … Continue reading

Save The TaTa’s

  Helloooo Ladies! October is Breast Cancer awareness month! You know what that means…1.Check your TaTa’s, 2. Get a Mammogram, and 3. Support Breast Cancer Research! 1. Checking your TaTa’s:  Doing monthly Breast Self Exams can increase a woman’s chances … Continue reading

Spice up your Workout

Spice Up Your Workout Routine with Non-Traditional Exercises By: Jim Rollince (Head of the Creative Writing Department for Gym Source) & Tara Arnold RN Being truly healthy means taking care of both your body and spirit.  Because traditional forms of exercise, such … Continue reading


One of my favorite movies growing up was Austin Powers. This next post (all about moles) reminds me of some famous quotes from Austin Powers. “…Yes, nice to mole you… MEET you! Nice to meet your mole! Don’t say mole… I said mole.” “Mole…… Mole…… MOLEY, MOLEY, MOLEY, MOLEY, MOLEY!!!” “MOLE!! BLOODY MOLE!! We’re … Continue reading