Category Archives: Healthy Habits

The Truth About Temptation and Weight-loss

    Because I work as a nutrition and lifestyle coach, people tend to think that I that I never have cravings and that I never struggle with temptation. That could not be farther from the truth. Last night, I had a verrrry long, verrrry boring meeting I had to go to. I was really […]

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The Elephant In the Room…

The elephant in the room is… me. I am not supposed to gain weight. I am not supposed to be overweight. It’s not allowed. I am a nutrition coach. People pay me to help them lose weight. Only a hypocrite would gain weight while telling others how to lose it. But I did. Life got […]

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Cookbook Review (part 1): Clean Slate

  I was very excited when I found out that the editors from Martha Stewart Living were publishing their new cookbook Clean Slate. I was a huge fan of Whole Living magazine and I’ve always loved their approach to clean, healthy recipes. My copy arrived in the mail a couple weeks ago and now that […]

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Diets Don’t Work – Part 1

Raise your hand if you’ve ever been on a diet. Raise your hand if you’ve dieted two or more times in your life. Now think of how many people you know who have dieted. That’s a lot of people doing a lot of dieting. It is estimated that 45 million Americans diet each year. 45 […]

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Why I Love Birthdays

Yesterday was my birthday. Happy birthday to me! I love my birthday. I love it because, as the saying goes, the alternative to getting older just isn’t that appealing. I’ve watched too many people I love face the prospect of not having another birthday and on my birthday, I am so grateful for another year […]

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Your No-Fail New Year’s Resolutions

This weekend my daughter decided she was going to build a Lego helicopter. She doesn’t have a Lego helicopter set or instructions for one. She had to use her existing Legos and figure out how to build it herself. Her first attempt was pretty spectacular (I might be a tad biased), but it didn’t quite […]

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12 Days of Christmas Health – Day 4

Today my goal is to meditate. I’ve gone through periods when I meditated daily and then I let other things take priority and I stop meditating for long periods of time. I don’t know why I do that because I always feel so much better when I meditate. One of my goals for 2015 is […]

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What I love about these small daily committments is the reminder of how much better I feel when I’m taking care of myself. My energy is so much better when I’m staying hydrated and I crave sugar so much less. Yesterday’s workout didn’t even go that well – my brain wanted to focus on other […]

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12 Days of Christmas Health – Day 2

My goal for day 2 is to get to the gym. I don’t really feel like I have time for this and I could easily think of a million other things I should do instead, but I’m committing to just 20 minutes. Because no matter how busy I am, I can squeeze in just 20 […]

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12 Days of Christmas Health – Day 1

12 days of Christmas health

    The holiday rush is here and the days are getting busier and busier. This time of year it’s easy to start focusing on my long to-do list and forget to focus on my health. As I look for ways to make my to-do list less daunting, self-care tends to be the first thing […]

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