Category Archives: Nutrition

I Binged This Afternoon

I’ve been great at staying “on the wagon” since New Year’s. I even decided to extend my usual two-weeks off sugar schedule to a full three weeks in January. I had my “cheat weekend,” & got right back on. But … Continue reading

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Soup Makes Everything Better

Finally the weather is cool here in Maryland! There is just something wrong about going on hay rides, carving pumpkins, and putting up Halloween decorations while wearing shorts. I should be in high boots, a sweater, and a fleece! Today … Continue reading

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Making Mismatched Diets Work Part 2

I suspected this would happen, but after posting part 1, I’m remembering more meals and thinking, “How could I not include that?!” Here goes:

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Making Mismatched Diets Work

I often discuss nutrition when teaching fitness classes. It’s a vital component of fitness, a fact that’s often forgotten. Many people think you can “out-exercise” a bad diet. But you just can’t.

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Beets

Last week I hit the farmer’s market with the kids. Got my favorite cruciferous veggies (cabbage, broccoli, and cauliflower,) plus cucumbers, and zucchini. At the last minute, I decided to get some beets as well.

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Nature Photos and Unusual Insects

I realize I need to add more recent photos lately. I should probably add some of me as well, if not here, then on Facebook. My profile pic is old. It’s very cool! But old. Newer, more current ones to … Continue reading

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Figurative Sweetness and Sugar Addiction

My fantastic therapist once said, “Could your sugar cravings perhaps be the result of wanting more sweetness in your life?” At the time, I honestly thought it was a silly idea.

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