Category Archives: Health & News

Vegetarianism

I’m a vegetarian. I’ve never really enjoyed the taste of red meat (despite coming from somewhat of a hunter-gatherer family), save for the occasional taco or hamburger, so I stopped eating it when I was about 14. Chicken was a … Continue reading

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Ad Lib: Post Vacation ______

I’ve got a case of the post-vacation somethings. I say ‘somethings’ because I’m not really sure what ‘they’ are. I can say that I’m not shocked, since I started to feel a bit off before my vacation was even over. … Continue reading

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Thank you, Martha Beck.

I need to immortalize this here, from Finding Your Own North Star: Claiming the Life You Were Meant to Live Transitions begin, deep down, the minute you set out to live a life that doesn’t jibe with your essential self. … Continue reading

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A little bit about me

Happy Saturday! I saw this little questionnaire on Julie’s blog and decided to fill it out myself. 1. What is your favorite word? Lately I’ve been saying “zitto” a lot, which means (basically) “shut up” in Italian. I hear it … Continue reading

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Touchy Feely (Emphasis on the feely)

I’ve always been a sensitive person. I suspect that feeling my emotions (and the emotions of others) very deeply is in my genes. I remember when I was a pre-teen, my younger brother used to suffer from terrible insomnia because … Continue reading

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Step To This: Workout Playlist

I’m back with more workout music! This seems to be a popular feature on the blog, and as anyone who knows me can attest, I’m rarely seen without headphones, so I’m happy to oblige This playlist is a mixed bag … Continue reading

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5 Things I Wish Someone Told Me About Weight Loss

It’s no secret that I was overweight growing up. I went through the phases most kids go through – lean during some months/years and more ‘filled out’ during others, but if you line up photos of me from age 1 … Continue reading

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Health and Fitness Dust Collectors

I think we’ve all spent money on health & fitness gear – clothes, equipment, tools, what have you – that we never use. Maybe we used them once or twice when they were still novel, but then they were relegated … Continue reading

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Best Fitness Splurges

I’ll admit that I’ve spent way too much money on fitness swag that I don’t use. However, I’ve also dropped more than I care to admit on things that have turned out to be worth every penny. I thought I’d … Continue reading

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I’ll Tell You What I Want…

…what I really, really want. No seriously, I will. I’ve told you about fitness things I’ve wasted money on, about about my best fitness splurges – now It’s time for me to tell you about the things I’m lusting over … Continue reading

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