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So Many Wagons to Catch…

I’ve gotten better at self-discipline over the years, but often it just seems too grown-up. A summer mentality extended itself into my October, and I’ve been less than perfect when it comes to diet, exercise, limiting social media and dedication … Continue reading

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Two Against One

My little family eats pretty well, and I don’t hesitate to take credit for that. We’ve drifted from the chicken McNuggets and greasy ground beef of 2005 to the leafy greens and local fruits of 2014, despite mac-n-cheese and ice … Continue reading

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The Turncoat Body

I’ve always thought of myself as a healthy person, fortunate in a body compliant with my physical ideals. That same body, to whom I’ve been very kind in recent years, recently turned on me in two separate ways. While neither … Continue reading

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Clean Eating… Round #762

In order to be successful at eating a clean diet, one must be prepared for obstacles, failure and renewed attempts to get back on the wagon. By clean I don’t mean vegetarian, raw, gluten free, paleo or any other diet … Continue reading

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Paleolithic Bodies and Modern Culture

Think what you will about Terry Gross, but you gotta admit she has some great guests (when they’re still alive). On Monday, I heard a large part of Ms. Gross’ conversation with Daniel Lieberman, a Harvard professor of evolutionary biology. … Continue reading

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Roughin’ It

As a diet nerd, I pride myself on stellar digestion. Prepare yourself to join my husband in declaring that you know more than is perhaps necessary about the phenomenon that is my healthy bowels. While I’m not of the caliber … Continue reading

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Processing: For Ideas, not Food

I’m thinking about my diet. Aspects of simply wanting to eat cleanly, now that I have a good handle on limiting animal products and upping roughage, are still swirling after my fleshy quandary last week. Can I just say, for … Continue reading

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Flat Butts and Joint Settling

I need a health check. (I may not look like Jabba, but I’m getting a sense of that flabby, I’ve been sitting too much feeling.) As I’ve mentioned before, work is picking up, and that’s an excellent thing. But. There’s … Continue reading

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Soapbox: Healthful Reminders Part 1 of 3

I’ve eaten more desserts in the past few months than I have in the past several years combined. I’m allowing myself this indulgence while I’m pregnant… consolation for the little (and gladly suffered) physical discomforts my dear daughter is causing. … Continue reading

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