Gut Instincts

Dec 2, 2020

One thing I’ve learned over the years is that most pain goes well beyond the physical symptoms, and the many medical approaches just don’t seem to help. They might relieve it for a short period of time, but eventually, the pain breaks through again, and that leads us on another …

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Egg Muffins

Sep 14, 2020

We’ve all had those mornings – too much to do and not enough time to fix a nice protein-filled breakfast. Well, it’s your lucky day! Make a batch of these and you’re pretty good for the week. Simply reheat for about 30 seconds in the microwave, add a piece of …

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Why Wine?

Aug 31, 2020

About six weeks ago I stopped drinking. It’s something we do in our house from time-to-time. We have a break. Usually, it’s around January and then we see how long we can go. January because of the fresh start and my husband and my livers are calling for a break …

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Dairy-Free Gelatin Creamer Bombs

Aug 16, 2020

I’ve had to cut back on dairy and one of the places I try to do that is with my morning coffee. After a desperate search for non-dairy creamer that isn’t either full of sweetness or just not “creamy” enough, I finally started making my own. You can use the …

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5 Simple Habits to Start During Perimenopause

Aug 16, 2020

Lately, I’ve been feeling pretty frustrated with my body. It’s a song that most of us in our 40s begin to sing. One where we start to wonder what the heck is happening to our bodies. Why we feel so run down and why the belly fat is beginning to …

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The Bad Foods

Aug 12, 2020

So here we are. In our 40s and 50s, maybe our 60s. Things aren’t working like they used to. You’ve cut the calories and logged the hours on the treadmill, and the scale isn’t budging. In fact, despite your best efforts, your middle is a little more padded lately. In …

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Taekwondo is the Perfect Midlife Sport

Jul 23, 2020

I’ll preface this by saying that I might change my mind tomorrow or in a few weeks, but for now, I’m sticking by this statement, and I’ll explain why. About a year and a half ago, I took the plunge and signed up for a 3-month trial of Taekwondo. My …

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Play With Your Food

Jun 24, 2020

Can we get real for a minute? You are too damn old to still be following the BS messaging of the diet culture and worrying about what you should and shouldn’t eat. You have too much going on in your life to stress about “good foods” and “bad foods”, and …

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Choose Your Own (Movement) Adventure

Jun 22, 2020

When I was a kid, my favorite books were the “Choose Your Own Adventure” series. I loved that I could guide the story depending on my mood that day and live through the characters of the books. Eventually, you went through all of the combinations and moved onto another book …

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What Does It Mean to Move?

May 19, 2020

What is movement to you? When you hear that word, what images does it bring up? What I’m finding is that most women use the work synonymously with “exercise”, and that’s really the last connection that I hope you make from me. Because, while exercise is movement, there’s a whole …

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