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Bypass the Bypass

My youngest son is at that age where he’s recently graduated from the pediatrician and has begun going to the family doctor. Conversations have switched, accordingly, from team sports to “sex, drugs, and rock and roll talks,” as the doctor … Continue reading

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Habits–The Good, The Bad, The Ugly

They say a meth habit can grab hold of a one-time user and not let go. That’s how strong that pull is. Cigarettes are another obvious trickster. We all know they’re gross, but for whatever reason, a teen picks one … Continue reading

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The Weight Returns

You reduced your weight and now it’s creeping back. What should you do? First, think this. Next, don’t freak out. Stress (the thing that may have lead you to overeat in the first place) causes weight to hang on for … Continue reading

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Are you available?

I am available to more good than I have ever imagined, realized, experienced or thought possible… Thanks to this lovely soul on the left, Michael Bernard Beckwith, this has been my morning mantra for the past few months.  And, I’ll … Continue reading

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Secrets Skinny People Know

I know these secrets because I’ve long studied them. My husband and I have been friends for 31 years, dated for 20, and been married for 16. He has a thin brain. My youngest son is 14. He’s the same … 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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Meditation Medicine

Now before you go and think I’ve gone all metaphysical on you (again), last Tuesday’s Wall Street Journal featured an article called “Doctor’s Orders: 20 Minutes of Meditation Twice a Day.” Not Om magazine, friends. The Wall Street Journal. We’re talking western … Continue reading

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So Long, Stress Snacking

Punchy, isn’t it? Oh those magazine people and their catchy phrasing. This is the “I Did It!” feature in the May, 2013, Health magazine and, yeah, that’s moi. I talked to several editors during the creation of this piece and each … Continue reading

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Fat Musings

This is me holding a pound of fat. Well, a fat replica actually. I’ve seen this visual before, but actually wrapping my phalanges around this bad boy made me ecstatic that I’m not carrying 85 of these fat clomps on … 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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