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I always say I’m a lucky mom for many reasons – among these, Luke is a very even-keeled boy. Not too moody. Generally happy. He laughs a lot and is fun to be around, unless he doesn’t get enough sleep or hasn’t eaten in a long time. Part of his disposition I can safely attribute...
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I’m in the final rounds of editing my marathon book, and my editor, Iris Sutcliffe, suggested I add a chapter about the biggest lessons learned as a grizzled vet. I’m not sure I like being referred to as “grizzled,” but I can certainly share the most valuable lessons I’ve learned over the course of running...
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Later this week, I’ll be speaking to a group of ladies in lovely Bozeman, Montana, as part of Montana State’s College of Business Women’s Circle of Excellence. I’ll be sharing my words of wisdom on how to achieve work/life balance in today’s harried pace. Given that during the past two months I have bought a...
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In the past, I have blogged before about the importance of writing things down. While training for the Boston Marathon this winter, however, this exercise has proved especially beneficial. Background I have been training for a while for Boston for a while. After completing the City of Trees marathon last fall, I maintained a consistent...
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According to research by Share Our Strength’s Cooking Matters®, Americans still struggle with the economics of eating well.  In fact, low-income families claim that cost is the biggest barrier to eating healthy foods. You don’t have to break the bank to eat well! To help shed some light on this subject matter, I am providing...
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Today marks the start of National Nutrition Month! What better time to start eating well so you feel good? Here are a few ideas to kick-start healthy habits and “get your plate in shape!” Eat to feel good. Not to be skinny. An hourglass figure or abs of steel is not the pinnacle of health...
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I’m looking forward to the AFC and NFC championships this weekend. And though Tar Heel Hakeem Nicks is one man I’m excited about, I’m also cheering for Ray Lewis, especially after reading a recent article in USA Today entitled, “Hungry for Another Title, Ravens’ Lewis Watches Diet.” This article disclosed a few things Lewis consumes...
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Back in May, I challenged myself (and others!) to write it down and recognize the value in keeping a Weekly Health Calendar. My goal was to track the food I ate, the hours of sleep I got and the duration/type of exercise I carried out. The motivation was FEELING GOOD – by an increased awareness of...
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This past weekend, I participated in Boise’s own, Race to Robie Creek. The race, known as the toughest half marathon in the northwest, starts in Boise, peaks at 4,797-foot Aldape Summit, then makes a steep descent that ends at Robie Creek Park. This year’s event was the pirate-themed Plunderin’ fer Booty – to commemorate the...
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This is the first, in a 4-part series, on how to put your favorite recipes on a diet, making them healthier and just as delicious in the process! I’m about to head East in a few weeks to visit my mom in lovely Wilmington, North Carolina. I’m sure, upon a return to “God’s country,” as...
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