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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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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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07.25.12: 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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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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