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A Blue Christmas, and When You NEED to Bake Christmas Cookies

There isn't a song I hate more in the entire canon of awful music than "Blue Christmas". It's enough to make me say ugly things just because it interrupted my otherwise festive, Christmas music filled drive. Buuuuuut... even though I can't stand the music, I get it. In some way that most of us can't… Continue reading A Blue Christmas, and When You NEED to Bake Christmas Cookies

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Play Like a Champion Today

I've been working like a dog, or busy bee, or a chicken with its head cut off? Yeah, it's like that.  And there's some hard stuff-- the kind that comes with being a living, breathing person and loving other living, breathing people. Life, y'know? Yes, yes... I bet you do.  You've been a caregiver.  You've… Continue reading Play Like a Champion Today

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Myth #29: You can’t follow a meal plan

As this series is coming to an end,  you've heard me mention meal plans a plethora of times. I've told you  You Can't Out Train a Bad Diet.  I've talked about why you need Protein and  said  you need more than you think.  But my mama didn't raise no fool! I know both from my own personal fight experience… Continue reading Myth #29: You can’t follow a meal plan

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Myth #26: Posture doesn’t affect weight loss

Shocker-- posture is getting worse. We're hunched over all sorts of things, like computer screens and cell phones.  You know that's not good, and if you're like me, perhaps you have several dear people who nag pester helpfully remind you to stand up straight. One of the first thing my trainer taught me is that we spend so much… Continue reading Myth #26: Posture doesn’t affect weight loss

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Myth #25: Eating Fat will Make You Fat

Remember in the 90's when we had big hair and shoulder pads? And thought that fat should be avoided at all costs? If something could be made low fat, it was. And we didn't even mind that the product was tasteless, because we were healthy! Now back to my schpiel that "Food is Fuel" and… Continue reading Myth #25: Eating Fat will Make You Fat

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Myth #24: Supplements Work for Fat Loss

I’ve already told you that if there was a diet train between 2000-2014, I was on it.  But the truth is that I tried my fair share of supplements too.  I’d save my money, cringe at the cost, but figure that eventually I’d stumble on the golden ticket.  I mean, something had to work, right?… Continue reading Myth #24: Supplements Work for Fat Loss

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The Courage to Be a Beginner

I was at a networking thing (Yay! Go Introverted Me!) a few weeks ago and met a lady that I just sort of instantly liked. Added bonus: she teaches yoga, which made yogi-wanna- be me a little bit thrilled. I told her that I kept trying to make yoga a part of my life, but the… Continue reading The Courage to Be a Beginner