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I am frequently asked my opinion of cleanses and whether or not I would recommend one. I have never engaged in a cleanse because I question the long-term value of short-term deprivation. That said, a number of my friends who have tried cleanses like how they jumpstart better eating habits. This is whether I think...
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Amy Williamson started running to lose weight, and has since adopted a healthy lifestyle that has inspired her whole family. She just completed the Austin Marathon, after getting physically sick on the course more than once. She proves that “mind over body,” or tummy, in her case, is what it really takes to cross the...
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I hope you enjoy Starting from Scratch, my second book, published each week online, one chapter at a time. Before the book’s final publication, I hope to sprinkle readers’ thoughts, opinions and advice throughout. After all, you each have helpful systems and solutions in the kitchen worth sharing. In addition, for each section, I’m food...
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What makes you feel good? To help guide and happy and healthy 2011, I am recommending that you make a top ten list of things that make you feel good – really good. By a simple awareness of those things that make you feel great, you will be more likely to make time for these activities,...
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During the holiday season, it seems as though we are inundated with messages that resemble this: “Say no, no, no….” “Keep calories low!” “Eat less.” “Don’t stress.” “Cut it out.” “Make it a stout!” “Don’t indulge.” “Watch your bulge.” “Eat this, not that.” “Keep your tummy flat!” I could go on, but my waist size...
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Not only is this the name of an amazing pizza place in Boise, but it’s my nickname for the upcoming Nike Women’s Marathon, a race in which I’ll compete this weekend. It’s hard to believe this is marathon #13 for me. After 4 Bostons, 2 New Yorks, Chicago, Salt Lake, Dublin, San Diego, Portland, and...
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If ever you decide to train for a marathon, or a 5K for that matter, you will experience inevitable peaks and valleys. Bad runs just happen, and there’s no way around it (and I’m not talking about the intestinal variety). I personally like to blame mine on a 2-week extended PMS window. But someone once...
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I hope you enjoy Starting from Scratch, my second book, published each week online, one chapter at a time. Before the book’s final publication, I hope to sprinkle readers’ thoughts, opinions and advice throughout. After all, you each have helpful systems and solutions in the kitchen worth sharing. By making a contribution, your comments will...
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I hope you enjoy Starting from Scratch, my second book, published each week online, one chapter at a time. Before the book’s final publication, I hope to sprinkle readers’ thoughts, opinions and advice throughout. After all, you each have helpful systems and solutions in the kitchen worth sharing. By making a contribution, your comments will...
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With tears streaming down my face, I recently finished the 2010 Boston Marathon, my 12th marathon. Were they tears of joy?  Well, I did reach my goal, which was to break four hours, with a final time of 3:58.51, or 9:07 pace. This means that at age 46, I have qualified for Boston once again....
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