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a quick note

Hey, I’ve been meaning to tell you about something lately but kept putting it off. No, it’s nothing bad, but because it’s not really food related I’m feeling a little shy.  And besides, there’s been cookie dough and lemon bars.  Yeah, those got in the way. Anyhow, so here I am. Sharing some news. Well, […]

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breakfast smoothie

Back in May I had turned over a new leaf.  I was walking with a pedometer and eating more veggies and felt pretty good about it.  I had even lost 1.5 pounds.  Soon after, I swapped running for walking and ditched the pedometer (only partly because I felt like a dork wearing a white pod […]

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little by little

In the last couple of months I’ve faced the truth about my eating habits, and though I struggled a bit at first to make changes, I had a bit of a breakthrough recently. And while I am ecstatic that I finally saw the scale move in the right direction last week (I lost 1.5 pounds!), […]

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ten in ’10: week 2

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I’m going to keep this update short and sweet (well, not too sweet). Week 2 was tougher than week 1. The shiny new-ness of the year already started to fade and with it my enthusiasm for avoiding sugary treats and exercising. I ran and went to spin class and even added a couple of short […]

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ten in ’10: week 1

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This was my first full week of exercise in a long time, and I’m happy to report I survived. My legs did not fall off, and my head did not explode. Sometimes I worry about these things… I mean, you never know.

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Ten in ’10

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I used to be a runner. I was never really competitive, but I did run in several races through the years, everything from 5Ks to a marathon. My favorite distance was the half marathon, because it didn’t require the insane commitment to training that a full marathon requires but it’s still a challenge. In my […]

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small changes

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It’s almost 2010. Do you have your resolutions ready? I have been making my list and checking it twice though I don’t really like to call them resolutions so much as goals or steps. Resolutions sounds so strict. I have a number of goals, too many for one person really, so if you need some […]

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