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My 2008 New Years Resolutions

My 2008 New Years Resolutions

| January 1, 2008 | 1 Comment

Happy New Year! Do you make resolutions? I do. Every year. I don’t necessarily keep them every year though. Wish I could say that I did, but honestly like most people I fall away from the resolutions after a few weeks or months. But this year is different. My resolutions are grounded in things that […]

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Types of Protein Supplements: a Primer

Types of Protein Supplements: a Primer

| March 15, 2007 | 0 Comments

As longtime readers may remember, I have been in a quest to shed excess pounds for quite some time. I managed to lose all the baby weight within a year of birth, but there is some excess weight (and a little back-to-work weight too) that has been plaguing me the last few months. With a […]

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Healthy New Year’s Day Desserts

Healthy New Year’s Day Desserts

| January 2, 2007 | 4 Comments

I love dessert. But I am working on the healthier lifestyle thing, so dessert means healthier alternatives. That’s why I turned to Low-Fat Vegetarian Cooking by Jenny Stacy for our New Year’s Day dessert. It’s a handy book with quite a few excellent recipes. I definitely recommend checking it out. I wanted the desserts to […]

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Penance

Penance

| October 20, 2006 | 0 Comments

When I realized I wouldn’t be getting home until late tonight, I decided that takeout was the best route to go. Although I had defrosted meat, I just couldn’t stomach slaving over the stove at 8 p.m. So I conspired with the husband and had him call in a deliciously sinful pizza. Why sinful? Because […]

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Obsessed no more.

Obsessed no more.

| June 1, 2006 | 0 Comments

Once upon a time, I was among the fast food obsessed. I could name the best menu items for at least a half dozen establishments in the fast realm and I could detail the differences between French fries from Burger King and McDonalds, down to subtle tastes. That’s changed. I don’t want to be that […]

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Diet dangers

Diet dangers

| May 26, 2006 | 0 Comments

I’ve spoken before here about my successes on the Sparkpeople program, losing weight. In fact, according to my weight this morning, I have now lost 32 pounds with this healthy living program. What I really love about it is how much it’s taught me about eating better. One of the things that I’ve really learned […]

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Letting it slip away . . .

Letting it slip away . . .

| March 5, 2006 | 2 Comments

I am pretty close to a milestone here. I gave birth to my son, Will, a little more than 7 months ago. After a tumultuous pregnancy where I gained about 68 pounds, I dropped 34 pounds in the first three weeks after birth. Since then it’s been a constant struggle. But onward and upward, right? […]

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