Category Archives: Stress

When Life Hands You Lemons…


…you all know how the rest goes…blah blah blah! The problem with this quote is that it doesn’t address the difficulty in accepting these lemons in the first place. I have been very active my entire life. If I wasn’t … Continue reading

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My Girlfriend Cup (40th Edition)


Ok ladies…now that I am 40 (which is just a number) I have the ever growing feeling to make sure that my relationships with my girl friends are as strong as ever! All my life I have been surrounded by … Continue reading

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Thank you Katya!


There are moms everywhere who are blessed with angels to help support their families. Some moms work in an office, some out of their home and some work to take care of their families. All of us need help and … Continue reading

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Who Put This Fork In My Road? (Part III: Stress)


We all know that stress can cause havoc on our bodies and minds. It can push us into depression, it can cause us to make poor decisions, it can increase our anxiety levels and it can also wreck our nutritional … Continue reading

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Who Put This Fork In My Road? (Part 2)


Looking at this Fork in My Road makes me want to scream! I see the road to my left leading me to a defeated life filled with jealousy of the fit and strong around me. I see the road to … Continue reading

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Who Put This Fork In My Road? (Part 1)


Many of you are aware that I recently suffered a knee injury. I was convinced that the injury required surgery (meniscus, ligament…) but to my surprise and dismay, I had an over-use injury! Yes, I said dismay! I was drawn … Continue reading

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Fight the War on the Holiday Bulge


As we get into the holiday season, let us remember…tis the season for giving and not receiving! This applies to our bodies too! We need to remember that the average American gains 5-10 lbs from October through January! These are … Continue reading

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