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Setting S.M.A.R.T. Goals

Originally published on Wishfit, a fitness and lifestyle blog written by LiveWell Mom Trisha Ryan  I recently shared some of my goals for 2012, and I'm wondering; did you notice any thing about how they were written? Go ahead and read through... Read More

Journal Your Journey, and the ABC’s of Taste

About 2 months ago I started a new nutritional plan, and in this plan you are supposed to keep a daily journal.  In this journal I’ve been able to keep a record of what myself and my family eats… I... Read More

A Difference In Opinion

If you saw me in a restaurant eating a salad, you wouldn't know that 150 pounds  ago I wouldn't have been seen eating in public. Weighing almost 300 pounds it would have been in my car, or my home. Someplace... Read More

Small Strides for Working Moms

Have you ever used the excuse, "I'm just too busy with work and kids to workout, I just don't have time!" Well, I know I sure have many times. It can be really overwhelming trying to squeeze in time for... Read More

The Sugar Conversation: A Shared Responsibility for a Healthier Nation

A few weeks ago, The Walt Disney Co. became the first major media company to ban ads for junk food on its television channels, radio stations and websites; a measure they hope will contribute to the fight against obesity by... Read More

Finding Motivation Through Inspiration

Nearly two years ago, I started my journey to the new and improved, healthy me. I was mainly working on my eating habits and felt that I should get some exercise too. Being the crazy person that I am, I... Read More

Commitment to Creating Healthy Habits

I first began this post citing the reasons we have all heard over the years for the nation’s rise in obesity –  sedentary lifestyles, availability of convenience foods, availability of fast foods, longer commutes and not having enough time to... Read More

Mise en Place of Life

As summer comes to an end, I can’t help but get excited for the fall.  I am a huge fan of changing leaves, cooler marathon training temps and my return to JWU-Denver’s Adult Continuing Education (ACE) Culinary program. September 8th... Read More

Minimize Back to School Stress 4 Ways

Back-to-school time can be as stressful for parents as it is for kids. I believe there are some key strategies to maintaining a healthy back to school balance for everyone in the family. With a few simple changes, you can... Read More

Parenthood: Making Time For Your Own Health and Wellness

Before the birth of my children, I never thought I could harbor such tenderness toward family. I had no idea the power of the emotions that would sweep through me once I became a parent. To say that I love... Read More