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07.22.14: One Thing At A Time

I’ve been feeling a bit overwhelmed with work lately. It’s good in the grand scheme of things, like when the paycheck finally arrives (the life of a freelancer), but it’s a little rough in the short term. When my house … Continue reading

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06.09.14: On Starting, Stopping, Backsliding, Cheating, and Forgiving

Based on that title, if I didn’t know better, I’d think that this piece was about a relationship. And in a way, I am writing about a relationship – my relationship with myself, or My Self. My daughter just turned … Continue reading

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02.26.13: Why I Took Last Friday Off

I’m fully aware of, and okay with, the fact that even though this journey to better health is a rerun (of sorts) for me, I’ll still make mistakes.  My goals have been (a) not to make the same mistakes I … Continue reading

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01.17.13: Choosing a Gym, Part One: Should You Join a Gym?

It became very clear to me, very quickly, that I needed to join a gym.  Sure, I could walk/run in my neighborhood (and I still will, if it ever stops raining), do P90X in my rumpus room, do crunches during … Continue reading

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01.16.13: I (finally) Joined a Gym.

This sentence feels good to type: I joined a gym! Well, it doesn’t exactly “feel” good, as such, because typing requires that I hold my arms up and my arms are not so much interested in being held up.  They … Continue reading

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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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