Monthly Archives: November 2012

Inspiration is temporary; dedication is forever


I hear a lot of people say they are looking for inspiration or motivation; whether to eat better, exercise more or both. I think “inspiration” as we currently view it is a myth, one which I am probably guilty of … Continue reading

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Be thankful…


It’s too easy to lose perspective. We are truly blessed. Happy Thanksgiving everyone! Things to Be Thankful For Be thankful for the clothes that fit a little too tightly, because it means you have enough to eat. Be thankful for … Continue reading

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Make your own facial cleanser


You are all really going to have to hear me out and trust me a little on this one. I have been using a homemade facial cleanser for over a week now made from nothing but olive oil and castor … Continue reading

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Homemade Greek yogurt


Yup, you heard me right-ever since Kelsey gave me this recipe, I’ve been a yogurt making machine. Okay, not really, I’ve only made it twice, but I haven’t bought a single cup of yogurt since I started. Cha-ching! It looks … Continue reading

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Maintaining your weight during the holidays


Who doesn’t love the holidays? Decorations, music, parties, great food, that extra layer of fat to keep you warm for the rest of the winter…okay, maybe that’s not one of the fun parts of the holiday season. Don’t beat yourself … Continue reading

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Adapting to a cleaner diet


I used to think I was a pretty healthy eater, and that I ate fairly “clean”-not too many processed foods, mostly natural foods like fruits, veggies, grains and meats. Then Tim started a 9 week paleo challenge. For those of … Continue reading

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Too far? I don’t think so


Although I work at the Navy & Marine Corps Public Health Center, we are physically located in Naval Medical Center Portsmouth so I occasionally eat in their galley (that’s the cafeteria for my non-Navy friends). You may be able to … Continue reading

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