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Eat. Live. Be. For a Better 2011: Wake-Up Calls

Eat. Live. Be. For a Better 2011: Wake-Up Calls

| July 19, 2011 | 7 Comments

Have you ever had a wake-up call to change some aspect of your life? Wake-up calls come in all sorts of sizes and levels of seriousness. Sometimes they are major, other times they are subtle. But they happen all the time. At the end of last year, when I realized I was at my highest […]

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Eat. Live. Be. For a Better 2011: Compliments

Eat. Live. Be. For a Better 2011: Compliments

| July 12, 2011 | 1 Comment

The Eat. Live. Be. For a Better 2011 topic is compliments. The greatest one we’ve received lately. The one that built us up and made us brim with excitement. First, a little about me and compliments. I wish I could say that I fall among those that accept compliments graciously, saying just the right thing. […]

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How to Stay Healthy While Eating Out (Eat. Live. Be. For a Better 2011)

How to Stay Healthy While Eating Out (Eat. Live. Be. For a Better 2011)

| June 28, 2011 | 2 Comments

Yesterday was my 31st birthday, a day that seemed to sneak up on me without warning. No longer am I “barely 30.” No longer am I “practically still in my 20s.” I’m firmly planted in my 30s. And it’s okay. For my birthday, I relaxed. I sat on a sun porch and read several chapters. […]

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Strawberry Picking 2011 (Eat. Live. Be. For a Better 2011)

Strawberry Picking 2011 (Eat. Live. Be. For a Better 2011)

| June 21, 2011 | 3 Comments

When I read this week’s topic for Eat. Live. Be. For a Better 2011, I smiled. It’s a great topic, and one that we should all consider now and again. The topic is ‘What makes you happy?’. The simplest answer I can give is so many things … That little boy above makes me sublimely […]

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Eat. Live. Be. For a Better 2011: Healthy Living Tip

Eat. Live. Be. For a Better 2011: Healthy Living Tip

| June 14, 2011 | 7 Comments

Some days, the words just flow. Those are the days where I can sit down and write a post in minutes, and have time for edits and rewrites and rereads. Then there are days like today, where I sat down hours ago to write this and got exactly nowhere. My head is just filled. It’s […]

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Eat. Live. Be. For a Better 2011: Goal Check-In and Redefining

Eat. Live. Be. For a Better 2011: Goal Check-In and Redefining

| June 6, 2011 | 9 Comments

It’s been 6 months since Eat. Live. Be. For a Better 2011 launched. In the past five months, I have lost weight, gained weight, worked out, not worked out, planted a garden, fit into clothes I hadn’t in a long time and then not fit into anything. It’s been a long road of ups and […]

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Eat. Live. Be. For a Better 2011: Change is Good

Eat. Live. Be. For a Better 2011: Change is Good

| May 23, 2011 | 5 Comments

For awhile, I knew that my efforts to make my Eat. Live. Be. For a Better 2011 goals weren’t working. I was stuck. Plateaued. And, at worst, sometimes the scale was going in the wrong direction. Embarrassed, I stopped updating you on my progress. While I continued to try to lose and try to make […]

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Eat. Live. Be. For a Better 2011: Breaking a Habit, Part 2

Eat. Live. Be. For a Better 2011: Breaking a Habit, Part 2

| May 16, 2011 | 5 Comments

When I set my mind to something, I doggedly go for it. It becomes a vendetta of sorts to get what I want. That’s how I went after breaking a bad habit recently. Two weeks ago, I revealed that I wanted to break my bad habit of night eating. As an admitted snacker, I’ve found […]

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Eat. Live. Be. For a Better 2011: Breaking a Habit

Eat. Live. Be. For a Better 2011: Breaking a Habit

| May 3, 2011 | 2 Comments

Life is filled with habits — good ones like brushing your teeth, being spontaneous and starting the day with coffee, and also bad ones too. Like everyone, I have a few bad habits that I could stand to break. This week’s Eat. Live. Be. For a Better 2011 topic is breaking a habit. More specifically, […]

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Eat. Live. Be. For a Better 2011: My Playlist and a Realization

Eat. Live. Be. For a Better 2011: My Playlist and a Realization

| April 18, 2011 | 9 Comments

If there is one thing I have learned since we started this Eat. Live. Be. For a Better 2011 journey earlier this year, it’s that change is fluid. Sometimes it moves in one direction, and other times it moves in another. Right now, the fluid of my change is in need of shifting. I’ve hit […]

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