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01.12.12: You Don’t Have to be a Morning Person, But It Helps.

When you start your lifestyle change journey, you must plan and prepare.  You also must be realistic and thoughtful about your goals and your life. For instance, if you’ve been sedentary for a long time, don’t tell yourself, “I’m going … Continue reading

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12.31.11: Just Because I’m Not Mad Doesn’t Mean I’m Not In It To Win It

And just because I’m feeling calm and Zen, doesn’t mean I’m not going about this whole project without a plan of action, a set of goals, and a few safety nets.  My peaceful approach to what so many call a … Continue reading

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12.15.11: New Year, New You (har de har har)

The holidays happen every year, at about the same time.  Yet every year, we profess to be surprised by them.  We’re blindsided, as if we’ve never had to buy a bunch of presents for a bunch of people before, or … Continue reading

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04.11.11: Weight Loss Update and The Search for “Ideal”

The day Baby Girl turned 10 months old, I stepped on the scale and was happy to see that I was 10 pounds away from my first major milestone in this version of the journey: a return to what I … Continue reading

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Returning to Real Food

I was daydreaming in the grocery checkout line not too long ago when my eyes fell, and my attention turned, to the cart in front of me.  Come on, we all do it.  We’re waiting forever and a day, we’ve … Continue reading

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01.08.11: What, Pray Tell, Are You Waiting For?

The first of the year is fantastic.  Everybody has that “Square One” feeling!  Interest surges in healthy living as people make those resolutions for the umpteenth time.  For the record, I didn’t lose my weight (the first time) as part … Continue reading

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Food Rules To Live By

A friend passed this article along to me, and I found lots of food for thought (no pun intended … oh, who am I kidding, pun intended) therein.  It’s from the editors of Eating Well magazine, a great rag with … Continue reading

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