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Today is #8 of my 13 healthy living tips for 2013. What motivates you to take care of yourself, believe in yourself and just be? Is it an inspirational book? The influence of a good friend? Encouragement from your kids? A trainer or coach? Or maybe all you need is uplifting music? Some of these...
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Is the course better half of 26 or full? That’s what I asked myself this past weekend when I participated in the Chicago Rock ‘n’ Roll Half Marathon. I was in town to work on behalf of HP as part of its HP Veer 4G sponsorship. In fact, I worked two long days prior to...
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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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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...
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What makes you feel good? As the  new year approaches, I recommend you create a top ten list of things that make you feel good. As such, I am writing a series of posts to share a few things that keep my life happy, healthy and in balance. Yesterday I shared my love for music,...
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In preparation for the new year, I recommend making a top ten list (or twenty if there’s more). That’s right… Make a list of things that make you feel good. Things that make you feel good, happy. And I’ll start. Music. Not sure where it falls on my list, but music has always been an important...
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The Nike Women’s Marathon has come and gone, and though I confided last week that races don’t get any easier, this time it did. I guess that’s a BIG, welcome first. But my Lucky 13 proved to offer other firsts as well. Just take a look…. False identity. The woman from whom I’d bought my race...
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HOW DO YOU GRIND OUT THE LONG RUNS? Someone recently posed this question to me after I’d finished one of those grueling, long training runs before a marathon. I just completed my longest-ever training run – 22 miles – so I guess this is good time to respond. And if you were wondering, I definitely...
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How many of you have taken a spinning class? I took my first one after registering for the Boise Half Ironman, which will be held June 10. My plan is to spin through the cold weather in preparation for outdoor action in May. What I have discovered about spinning during the last month or so...
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One of the key ingredients to my life’s “secret sauce” is having fun – by travelling, working on home renovations, playing with Luke, reading books and watching Carolina basketball (when they win). Maintaining a healthy lifestyle requires does require some discipline, but it’s not all work. Since weekends are a great time to kick back and relax, I’m...
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