Tag Archives: Healthy living

Pushing Through The Blahs

Most days a workout is not only part of my daily routine, but something I look forward to. However, there are days when I just don’t feel like pushing myself through it. Those are usually days when I’m not ... read more
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Bet You Can’t Eat Just One

There was a Lay’s potato chop commercial back in the 1980’s that said teasingly, “Bet you can’t eat just one.” The commercial was sort of an “I dare you.” The point was that the potato chips were so ... read more
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But It Comes With

“But it comes with…” Since a key factor of weight loss is portion control, you need to get used to measuring cups, ounces and tablespoons of the foods you chose to eat. That’s pretty easy when you are in ... read more
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Dinner Parties Counterpoint

My advice on tackling dinner parties and social occasions is a little different from my mother’s. My problem has never been with insulting the host or hostess. Often, he or she is too busy to be ... read more

How Words Can Kill Your Progress

Diet. Amazing, how much the power that one little word has, isn’t it? It makes me cringe. It makes me think of other words, too. Words like eliminate. Deprived. Thoughts like I can’t eat that. I have to be ... read more
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Changing The Way We See Fitness

I am incredibly clumsy. I have zero abilities with sports. Ask me to do anything involving hitting a ball coming toward me with another object and aim for it to go somewhere, and you’ll get a very annoyed ... read more
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Treat Your Body Like Your Money

Have you ever walked into a department store, seen a gorgeous pair of shoes, handed them to the cashier along with your credit card and said, “Don’t tell me how much it costs. I don’t want to know.” No, ... read more
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