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It’s Not Someone Else’s Problem

Sitting down to write this blog about childhood obesity, I had no idea what emotions I would feel. It has been almost seven years that I have kept off my weight loss of 154 pounds.  Keeping it off is significant,... Read More

Getting to the “After” isn’t so easy!

I both love and hate those before and after photos that are featured in magazines every January. It is inspiring to see that people can make such an amazing change, and those photos are great to get people hot on... Read More

Body Image: Personal Account of Love and Acceptance

My body and I have a long history. It’s a story of loyalty and betrayal, of adventures and near misses, of love and, yes, loathing. We’ve been together for 34 years and, during that time, my body has let me... Read More

Staying the Course & Achieving Your Goals

I have read that it takes a minimum of 30 days to turn an activity into a habit. Knowing this, there is no better time than the present to reassess your 2013 resolutions. Or, if you are like me, I... Read More

Super Bowl

My son recently asked me how I was planning to enjoy Super Bowl Sunday when there is “so much junk.” (Not to mention the fact that I usually don't even watch football!) But, the way I view it, special occasions... Read More

Recipe: DIY Corn Chips & Black Bean Hummus Dip

Sometimes when I hear that something was made from-scratch, I get a headache. Maybe it’s because I’m still learning how to cook. It is intimidating to learn new skills while I’m just trying to keep up with family and work. But... Read More

Begin Within

I applaud everyone who wants to kick off a fitness plan. I know the easy part is to want to start a fitness program, but it is entirely different and even more difficult to begin and commit to one for... Read More

What You Need to Know to Make Resolutions Stick

New Year’s resolutions are born in the inspired space of our minds, occupied by all the things we wish we could be or do. They stem from an authentic desire for change and to better ourselves. Now, the bad news:... Read More

Making Time for Exercise

This time a year, folks everywhere are pushing forward with their New Year’s resolutions to eat healthier and exercise more. Truth be told, January is the month I find myself “amused” by a crowded gym full of new faces. While... Read More

The Valentine’s Day Dilemma

For me, Valentine’s Day is really just a tsunami of crazy. I have some serious reservations about any holiday represented by a cherubic looking baby with a sack of arrows. In fact, I spent a good share of the “terrible... Read More