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December 28th, 2011 - 11:38 am § in obesity

How Did I Miss This?

Thankfully NYMag’s Vulture is doing a recap of some of 2011’s best videos, otherwise I would have completely missed this amazingness created by Beyonce to help Michelle Obama’s obesity cause. Seriously, this is probably one of the best tactics I have seen used to fight childhood ob[...]

December 21st, 2011 - 10:00 am § in Exercise, obesity, Workout Reviews

December Challenge Kinda Falling Short

It can take quite a bit of willpower to go for the healthful food choices when everyone around you has plates filled with cookies and spinach artichoke dip. All the traveling we have done (or at least I have) in the last week didn’t really help much either. That’s not to say healthy items aren[...]

December 18th, 2011 - 10:00 am § in Uncategorized

The Busy Season: Taking Control of Your To-Do List

Each December I am completely caught off guard by the mad dash to the finish line. I don’t know what it is about the Holidays that lull me into a false sense of calm. This year I am following the below outline to make it through without completely breaking down. Write it all down. Put everythin[...]

December 14th, 2011 - 10:00 am § in Exercise, Workout Reviews

Getting Fit as a Couple Week 2: Biggest Loser Calorie Knockout Review

We are headed into week 2 of “Get Fit as a Couple” and true to form the hubby has dropped four pounds and I have lost 1.5 pounds. It isn’t like I needed to lose a ton of weight or any weight at all. I just needed to firm up again, but it is amazing […][...]

December 11th, 2011 - 10:00 am § in Food, obesity

Freshman 15 a Total Myth

My freshman year I went to the gym every day, sometimes for 2 hours at a time. I lived on campus it was really easy to get there (parking wasn’t an issue) and it was the first time since volleyball season that I had a gym available to me always. I was in the best […][...]

December 7th, 2011 - 10:00 am § in Exercise

Getting Fit as a Couple

At the wedding both J’s parents and twin brother made mention of my athletic abilities and their family’s lack there of–hoping this match would mean the family line had a fighting chance. Considering this and that nasty stat that married people tend to gain weight in their first ye[...]

December 4th, 2011 - 10:08 am § in Running Through My Mind

Finally Answering the Feedback Question

One of the hallmarks of a millenial is that we don’t take feedback very well.  We roll our eyes, stare blankly at the person or just flat out don’t listen. And when someone asks how we would prefer to get feedback there is no response. Literally we can’t articulate what they want.[...]