Category Archives: My SquareOne

Posts about my ups and downs as I’m back at Square One

08.09.12 Excuses, Excuses.

I’ve heard them all, as a personal trainer and group fitness instructor, and even as Wellness Director. A client of mine years ago said she couldn’t work out anymore because she got a puppy and she was too busy. O-kay. … Continue reading

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07.26.12: What Makes Us Fat? Laziness … I Mean, Convenience.

I like this article.  I like that it’s going to irritate some people and force them to look in the mirror. http://www.forbes.com/sites/bethhoffman/2012/07/17/its-convenience-not-cost-that-makes-us-fat/ “Middle income people are the most overweight and eat fast food more regularly than anyone else. In contrast, … Continue reading

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07.25.12: My Experience with P90X

Short version: I like it. Longer version: I like it, with a couple of reservations. Unabridged version: I got the P90X system for my husband for Christmas.  His schedule can be wonky, he travels a lot, and he often tucks … Continue reading

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07.20.12: Making a Statement With What’s on Your Plate

Here’s a concept: Eat food, be nourished, be strong.  Repeat as needed to sustain life. Oh, if only the simple act of eating were actually so simple.  We’re bombarded with messages about what to eat, when to eat, how to … Continue reading

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07.18.12: “What Really Makes Us Fat”

My mom sent me an article in The New York Times about a clinical trial out of Boston that examined the notion of whether a calorie is, in fact, a calorie, as we’ve all been told pretty much since time … Continue reading

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07.17.12: Get Out!

I don’t get out much. When your husband travels – a LOT – and your kid is a late riser (totally not complaining about that) and you live in a part of the country that is a sauna approximately from … Continue reading

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02.23.12: Be Here Now

Perception of time is a curious thing, isn’t it?  Mondays drag, weekends fly by.  High school felt like an eternity when you lived through it, but in retrospect, it was a blur.  A minute is a short amount of time … Continue reading

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