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In Memory of Halloweens Past

I would get so excited about trick-or-treating.  Yes, I was that kid, the impatient one nagging my sister and our friends to “Come on!  Hurry up!” as I ran ahead of all of them to quickly get to the next … Continue reading

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Self-Care, Not Self-Control

I was plagued with a lack of inspiration trying to figure out what to write for February.        I like to think I’m not the only one feeling a little “ick” with the cold and the grayness.  Summer seems a distant … Continue reading

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You CAN Set Yourself up for Healthier Eating: Are You?

How are you doing with making the kinds of food choices you want to be making?              It can be hard!  Good intentions are a fine start, but making it happen is what counts. We are surrounded by the convenience and … Continue reading

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Nutrition with a Twist of Psychology

                I have always been fascinated with human behavior and why we do the things we do.  In fact, before pursuing my degree in Nutrition, I originally graduated with a Bachelor’s in Psychology. … Continue reading

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Your One Wild and Precious Life

I have a question I often ask my clients that I believe is worth taking some time to reflect on… What about your life would be different if you lost the weight? I see so many people who have focused … Continue reading

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I Can Have it Tomorrow: A Tip From a Client

Does this sound like a familiar scenario?:  You’ve just finished eating a delicious, satisfying meal and you’re now faced with the temptation to eat yet more food– maybe an invitation to the local ice cream shop, perhaps a chocolate bar … Continue reading

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2 “Pizza-But-Not-Crappy-Pizza” Meal Ideas

            Pizza!  Everyone likes pizza. I grew up eating pizza, probably at least once a week. Most people I talk to eat it quite frequently too.  Yes, it’s delicious and OK to eat occasionally but … Continue reading

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Stuck? Motivation vs. Conscious Decision

  (From Office Space, one of the funniest movies ever)  🙂         I find the topic of motivation fascinating.  Motivation, or lack thereof, comes up a lot in nutrition counseling sessions.  “I know what I need to … Continue reading

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“But I Love to Go Out For Ice Cream in Summer….”

              It’s Memorial Day weekend and that means… well it really means that we need to remember all those who died while serving our country.  We have a lot to be grateful for!  But … Continue reading

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“Successful people do…

…what unsuccessful people are not willing to do.”  ~Jeff Olson, author of The Slight Edge That’s been my latest favorite quote.  It applies to every aspect of life: finances, career, personal relationships and of course HEALTH.  When I think about … Continue reading

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