It sure doesn't take long to wipe out the benefits of exercise. If the kids spend an hour or two playing a softball game and chase that with a bag of chips and a sugary sports drink, they're probably taking in more calories than they burn.
I made the kids sort through old toys last weekend and our donation pile turned out to be a mountain. And that makes me sad! It's not just the emotional attachment. It has much more to do with good ole parental guilt.
UT-Tyer, Kilgore Collge, TJC, and Texas A&M are all kicking off their fall semesters this week, and students are going through a roller coaster of emotions. Excitement, fear, and culture shock will all play a role over the next few weeks, but there is a way to get through it.