Category Archives: General Health

Trick or Treat and LOTS of Sweets

‘Tis the season to be surrounded by sugar – pretty much from Halloween through the end of the year poses a big challenge for many of us in managing our intake of sweets and other toxic substances.  In fact, this … Continue reading

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Eat to Beat Cancer with Your Fork

The month of October is flying by!  Cannot believe it is almost half over already and we are only 15 days from Halloween, 37 days from Thanksgiving, and 70 days from Christmas!  As I continue to reflect during Breast Cancer … Continue reading

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Passionate About Pink – The Battle is Back On

Well, as most of you know, unless you are living under a rock, in a cave, or without an ounce of modern technology, October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month.  According to the America Cancer Society there were an estimated 230,480 … Continue reading

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Blending vs. Juicing – The Great Debate

My last blog post Juice, Juice Baby referenced a couple of my friends who were starting out the first few days of the Reboot Cleanse.  Well, happy to report that J & L are still on track to make it … Continue reading

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Juice, Juice Baby

I have a couple of friends who are doing a juice cleanse this week (driven by a viewing of Fat, Sick & Nearly Dead – check it out if you have not seen it). Apparently, my friends have been getting … Continue reading

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The Run and Crossing the Finish Line

Most of the humor of my IM day occurred during the swim and bike.  The run was bit more tough, although I met some great friends along the way. The first 7 miles of the run where surprisingly tolerable for … Continue reading

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This Will Make You Laugh

It’s been one week since I crossed the finish line and became an Ironman. Thankfully, I’ve been feeling mostly great with very little pain – just some muscle fatigue. My blistered feet have healed beautifully and I made it to … Continue reading

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10 Days and Counting

Cannot believe it is only 10 days until I attempt my first (and probably last, well, the last one I will ever swim in Lake Michigan) Ironman 70.3.  Twenty weeks ago, when I started my training program, race day, Sunday, … Continue reading

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Freak Out!

O.M.G. Yesterday will go down as one of the most SHOCKING days of my life (right up there with the day I found out I was expecting TWO babies instead of the most likely ONE!). As many of you know, … Continue reading

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My Little Bump in the Road – Had a Little Accident

For almost 15 weeks now, I have been moving through my Ironman Training without too much excitement and pain (very thankful for that).  However, everything changed last week as my 3 lovely, little boys got out of school 🙂 All … Continue reading

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