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Katie’s Epiphany

I’ve had a number of different professions, and in each of them, I’ve always believed in surrounding myself with others who are doing what I’m doing so that I improve. When I worked in law firm marketing, I discovered the … Continue reading

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Healthy Relationships

We can’t really talk about optimal health without looking at the quality of our relationships. When we came to this planet, we were meant to be connected, and though modern technology appears to connect us all more than ever, the … Continue reading

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Can You Want Them Into It?

When I began losing weight quickly, and people asked me what I was doing, I decided I’d become a health coach and bring them along for the ride. Mind you, I was very much in process myself, but I figured, … Continue reading

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Psycho-sizology

As I was shoving myself into my Size 6 jeans last week (and I do mean shoving) I was feeling rather smug that I could–if I held my gut in–button them. This got me wondering why. I mean, who really … Continue reading

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High on Hope

The reason I continue to coach people to optimum health is that I’m high on hope. I remember the way it felt when I started dropping weight after virtually giving up on ever trying to climb that mountain. It seemed … Continue reading

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Chai Latte Attitude

At my Redding Evening Toastmaster’s meeting last Thursday night (best meeting ever if you’re looking to hone your speaking skills with an incredible circle of people), we talked about a theme that keeps coming up for me: perspective. See this … Continue reading

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Turning Points – We Made It!

Happy New Year’s Eve, Friends! We made it! Every day since Halloween. Some of you have been here consistently with me. Watched my spelling errors. Saw words I added or deleted in error. And still you read. I feel like … Continue reading

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Accountability-the Key to Success!

Ahh, the holidays. They bring with them an extra few pounds–10 on average. We’re all in it. But what I see happen with the naturally lean people in my life is they ride the wave. They are able to paddle … Continue reading

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Restaurant attack

It started with the monster shake. I’m a Red Robin loyalty customer, you see, so they wanted to reward me. A quick glance through my ordering history (post 85 pound weight loss that is) would tell the RR I only … Continue reading

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Group Power!

I’m an only child so I’m used to playing alone. I crave it even. This carries over into the world of exercise. I prefer to stand by myself each morning in front of my television with Jillian Michaels, or on … Continue reading

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