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23 Days ’til 40: My Bike and I (AKA Exercise Relationships)

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Life is like riding a bicycle.  To keep your balance you must keep moving.              ~ Albert Einstein

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148 Days ’til 40: Tolerating Exercise

My cat has offered to assist me in a demonstration of the type of exercise I most enjoy – the photo says it all! Read the rest of this entry »

 

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171 Days ’til 40: Why Diets Don’t Work

Okay, okay, I know that I am probably not going to babble about anything you haven’t already heard…. but today I am in a mood to talk about diets, so I suppose you are going to have to endure what I am saying, even if you have indeed already heard it.  So here it is, straight from the mouth of someone who has lost 14 kilos (31 pounds) over the last 8.5 months – diets DO NOT WORK.  Why?  There are many reasons. Read the rest of this entry »

 

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266 Days ’til 40: Healthy Snack Options

I have a confession to make.  I am a habitual snacker.  I could go the entire day without eating a proper meal and be fully satisfied, because I love snacking, or rather, “grazing” all day.  Some health professionals argue that this can actually be healthier for you – I suppose it depends on what you eat. Read the rest of this entry »

 

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327 Days ’til 40: You ARE What You Eat!

You ARE what you eat.  Many of us have heard this age-old adage throughout our lives.  Yet, how many of us take the time to truly internalize it?  If I really am what I eat, is it so horrid that I might be a chocolate bar, bowl of ice cream, or a four-cheese pasta dish? Read the rest of this entry »

 

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342 Days ’til 40: REDUCE Your STRESS (before it kills you!)

STRESS – we have all felt it from time to time.  STRESS – we have all heard others complain about it.  STRESS - an all-encompassing descriptor of anything in life that causes us to want to run, hide, scream, or smack someone.   STRESS  – What do we do about it????? Read the rest of this entry »

 

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348 Days ’til 40: A Walk in Nature

Have you ever noticed how calming it can be to take a break from the rat race of our fast-paced lives and immerse ourselves in nature?  I find that a walk through the forest or a stroll down the beach can be very relaxing – they allow us to spend a few golden moments at a different pace – and this is so healthy for us.  Yet, Read the rest of this entry »

 

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