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Eat. Live. Be. – Portion Talk

Eat. Live. Be. – Portion Talk

| February 28, 2011 | 6 Comments

No matter how well I plan every month, the last day ends up being a hair-pulling busy-fest, where I race to get the last of the month’s assignments in before deadline — as in midnight, and the new month. No matter how well I do at planning, I end up so busy I can barely […]

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Eat. Live. Be. – My Go-To Snacks

Eat. Live. Be. – My Go-To Snacks

| February 21, 2011 | 8 Comments

Breathe in. Breathe out. That’s something I have been saying a lot lately. It’s a cleansing breath, a reminder to be still for a minute and relax and so much more. And with a challenge that’s all about changing your life, it’s important to remember to do that. It’s Eat. Live. Be. For a Better […]

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Eat. Live. Be. – Expert Advice

Eat. Live. Be. – Expert Advice

| February 15, 2011 | 2 Comments

I think exercise tests us in so many ways, our skills, our hearts, our ability to bounce back after setbacks. This is the inner beauty of sports and competition, and it can serve us all well as adult athletes. – Peggy Fleming It’s Monday and that means Eat. Live. Be. day. This week’s topic? Advice […]

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Sweet and Sour Baby Bok Choy

Sweet and Sour Baby Bok Choy

| February 8, 2011 | 3 Comments

Last week, Rivki encouraged me to be adventurous with veggies in the winter, since it’s better to enjoy what you are eating then to stick to what’s inexpensive. It makes a lot of sense. I rarely eat beef, instead opting for chicken or turkey or fish, so I spend less on proteins these days. So, […]

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Stir-Fried Asparagus with Almonds

Stir-Fried Asparagus with Almonds

| February 7, 2011 | 5 Comments

Happy Eat. Live. Be. day! You know, we are hitting the point where many people abandon their resolutions or yearly goals and fall back into old habits. That’s why it’s so perfect that this week’s topic is Rut Rescue. Don’t we all fall into ruts sometime? In fact, I think last week I was talking […]

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Eat. Live. Be. – January Update and My Favorite Healthy Change

Eat. Live. Be. – January Update and My Favorite Healthy Change

| January 31, 2011 | 19 Comments

When Eat. Live. Be. kicked off four weeks ago, I expected that this update would be filled with awesome tales of loss and amazing numeric progress. I thought I would be writing triumphantly about how much I lost over the last month. I thought I would be celebrating, and cautiously continuing to month 2. Something […]

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Eat. Live. Be. – Challenges

Eat. Live. Be. – Challenges

| January 24, 2011 | 9 Comments

Everyone has challenges in their life, and when you are working toward a goal, those challenges can be minor bumps or major detours. What’s important is what you do about it. So, this week the Eat. Live. Be. crew is talking about our biggest challenge. Talking about my challenge is hard for me, since it’s […]

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Eat. Live. Be. For a Better 2011: Even When It’s Cold

Eat. Live. Be. For a Better 2011: Even When It’s Cold

| January 17, 2011 | 11 Comments

Remember last week when I mentioned that we have had three big winter storms in three weeks? Well, we are about to make that four in four weeks. It’s all anyone around here can talk about too — we haven’t had a winter like this since the 1990s. Considering that, it’s pretty apropos that this […]

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

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

| January 10, 2011 | 7 Comments

After one week of exercising more and eating better, I can honestly say that I feel so much better. I have more energy. I am more apt to just get things done. I have been super productive. Now, whether that’s the whole new year, fresh start thing taking hold or an actual impact of what […]

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

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

| January 3, 2011 | 15 Comments

A little while back, I was chatting with Cate online one night — as we often do — when we realized that we both had the same health goal: to lose 40 pounds. After talking about it a little bit, we decided to try losing it together — with a little edge of competition. First […]

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