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It’s no secret I’m a sports buff. Hence, I can’t miss the opportunity to join in the excitement of March Madness. The question is: Is the madness good or bad for your health? I’ll let you decide. Top 10 Reasons Why March Madness is Good for Your Health 1. It reduces stress in other aspects...
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Last year around this time, I made feel good lists that included music and cooking. Last week, I shared my favorite recipes of the year. Now it’s time for this year’s feel good list, or some of my favorite memories of 2011. My favorite sporting moment. Though there are two events that made me smile, #1 on...
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Guess what the happiest city in America is? Boulder, Colorado! And why? According to a study by Gallup-Healthways, it has a lot to do with healthy lifestyle choices. When evaluating 55 aspects of well-being, Boulder has low obesity and smoking rates, and the citizens, simply stated, take good care of themselves. What about you? Are...
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It’s no secret that I’m a hoops fan, and I have touted the many benefits of spectator sports more than once on my blog. I get really excited when March Madness rolls around (especially when UNC wins). Yesterday, when Morehead State seriously screwed up my bracket upon beating Louisville, I was truly happy to see...
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As my little one grows up, I’m learning that children go through stages just as quickly as the wind changes direction on a cool, fall day. His latest stage includes unexpected and instantaneous meltdowns, many of which occur at bedtime. No matter how early or late we eat dinner, how many games we play or...
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Super Bowls are one of the most significant cultural events in the U.S., with over 100 million viewers. And with Super Bowl XLV in the play books, I thought it appropriate to recall a few of the day’s highlights. Here are my five faves: Very Favorite Green Bay won. Though I am not professional football...
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The other night when I turned on the Cotton Bowl, my husband made a snide comment: “You sure do watch a lot of football.” Given his propensity for all-things-sports, I was a bit taken aback. (In these instances, we women just pretend not to hear). In the spirit of the NFL playoffs, sadness over the...
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March Madness is often a topic reserved for males. Or so it seems. I didn’t see any female commentators on Selection Sunday talking about the men’s tournament. And if I go to ESPN’s site, and specifically to the men’s college basketball page, I only see one column written by a woman (way to go Dana!)....
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I’m now going to devote my Friday blog entries to align with the third section of my book – FUN! What better way to start the weekend. Only this week’s entry of fun begins with the bad news I just heard about – Ed Davis is out for the rest of the season.
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