Category Archives: Live Better

11 Ways To Squeeze Activity Into Your Busy Day

We all have days that it seems impossible to do a legitimate workout.  Let’s be honest: after my son was born, I had too many days like that.  I got into the habit of sneaking in little bits of activity … Continue reading

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SELF-LOATHING IS A LUXURY

I’m sure that title may not sit well with some people.  Stick with me, I don’t intend to be offensive. I work in radiation oncology.  I have met countless patients in the midst of cancer treatment. While I no longer … Continue reading

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What Defines You?

Too long ago, 16 year old me was showing off my awesome hunter-green satin and velvet prom dress with rhinestone spaghetti straps to my Grandma.  I thought I looked DAMN GOOD.  When I asked what she thought of my dress, … Continue reading

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Step away from the bike. Put Down the Rice Cake. 11 Health & Fitness Lessons I Wish I’d Learned Sooner

I have loved to do cardio-based workouts since I was a little kid.  As a child I used to hop on my Grandma’s stationary bike & would mimic my Mom doing her Kathy Smith aerobic videos.  In high school I … Continue reading

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WHY EAT GRASSFED BEEF?

Picture from foodrevolution.org  If you read my blog, you may have noticed that when I cook with red meat, it is usually grassfed flank steak.   When I grocery shop for my family, I make a point to buy grassfed beef, … Continue reading

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Tips to Staying Nutrition-Minded During Vacation

Guest post by Cole Millen When vacation time arrives, it is important to stick to your diet plan so you can continue to enjoy the benefits of your fitness efforts.  It is common for people to diet and workout while … Continue reading

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Reduce your exposure to household chemicals

BPA, phalates, & triclosan are all horomone disruptors.  These chemicals are found in many household items & end up in our bodies.  Watch this Dateline video to learn which products have these chemicals & what you can do to reduce … Continue reading

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