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Lack of Sleep Makes Me Hungry

My appetite is raging today...all because I've gotten less than my usual seven to eight hours of sleep the last two nights. My day started at 4 a.m. in order to make my 5:30 a.m. Core Strengthening … [Read more...]

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Challenge Yourself This Holiday Season

Are you worried that this holiday season will be just like every other one? You know, when you give up on your health goals and give in to caloric temptations? When you step on the scale on January 1 … [Read more...]

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10 Ways Sugar Affects My Brain and Body

If you're like me, you have favorite go-to sweet treats. My favorites are chocolate cake, Starbucks mocha lattes, and chocolate ice cream. Yeah, I love dark chocolate and only dark chocolate. I gotta … [Read more...]

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Why Not? Staying Fit & Active in Our Elder Years

    I often hear people ask why do people do what they do (yes, I'm guilty of this, too). I think a better question to ask is "Why not?" — depending on what those folks are doing, … [Read more...]

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Stop with the Insults: Start Celebrating Our Strong Bodies

How do you react when you see yourself in a mirror...naked? Sadly, if you're like me, your brain buzzes with self-directed insults. "Oh my god, I'm so fat," "What an ugly flabby belly," "That's no … [Read more...]