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The Phoenix Made Me Do It

When  I first got my first (and yes, Mom, only) tattoo, my best friend sort of used it as a thing on which to blame the goofy things I did... As in "Oh, the Phoenix made you do it?" Then it sort of evolved into something we'd say if either of us didn't want to… Continue reading The Phoenix Made Me Do It

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10 Tips for Celebrating the Season and Avoiding Holiday Weight Gain

It's no secret that people gain weight over the holidays. In fact, it's considered the norm-- and most of us chuckle about it. But maybe it doesn't have to be this way.  Here are my best tips for eating, enjoying, and still fitting in your clothes this holiday season.   Make your meal plan the… Continue reading 10 Tips for Celebrating the Season and Avoiding Holiday Weight Gain

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Myth #16: You can’t cheat if you want to succeed

I had been going solid for a month, and I was down 8lbs, which was awesome! (Note: 1-2 pounds per week is healthy. You do not need to lose weight any faster than this!)  Then he told me it was time. Time for a...wait for it!...A cheat meal! First, that's a thing? Really?! But second, holy biscuits,… Continue reading Myth #16: You can’t cheat if you want to succeed