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A week without sugar (agave sweetened brownies)

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Yep, you heard me right:  A week without sugar. Can a girl who has eaten brownies for dinner really give up sugar? Better yet, why would she even try?  I have no idea.  Hehehe.  Okay, to be completely and embarrassingly honest, I ate an entire buttermilk cake by myself… over two days. Well, technically over about […]

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Get Fit: Week 1 Update

I have completed week 1 of both the sit-up and push up challenges. Overall, this week was good. I hit some bumps toward the end but I’m ready to regroup. This week’s highlights:– lost 1 pound– fit into another pair of jeans (it has been months since I could fit into anything but my fat […]

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Get Fit: 2 challenges

I want to be healthy and eat well. And if I can do these things in 10 minutes a day and without spending a lot of money even better! So when I came across these challenges yesterday I thought I’d give them a shot. I’ll be posting occasional updates on my progress here… one hundred […]

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French women eat yogurt

A couple of years ago, while reading French Women Don’t Get Fat by Mireille Guiliano, I was inspired to buy a yogurt maker. I started to make my own yogurt using 2% organic milk. And I was hooked. I couldn’t eat store-bought sugary yogurt any more. Well, not back then anyway. Then the work-and-stress-blah-blah-excuses started […]

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