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The Skinny on White Christmas

Who would have thought that a Bing Crosby movie could have such an impact on my body image? One of my favorite movies – no matter what time of year – is White Christmas, and it has been since I was young. Every July I pulled the tape (yes, tape) out of its flimsy cardboard […]

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The Day I Decided

The Day I Decided Obesity Wouldn’t Kill Me

My life has been filled with bizarre comments about my body. At this point, I laugh at most of them… usually over chocolate cake and followed by a good cry. To paint the picture nicely, one comment came from my boss telling me a contestant on the Biggest Loser could pass for my twin…it was the […]

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Food Intolerances and How We Cope

How do I cook for you people?! I’m not a great cook. I’ve got a few go-to recipes and a list of meals that I enjoy. But, now, I have four other opinionated eaters to take into account. Add that to my additional problem of managing multiple family food intolerances, I don’t know what to […]

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Sleep in or Work Out?

This is the end of the second month that I have worked out each morning with the Fit Chicks Bootcamp. I have grown to love so many of the women there and our fearless leader Katie Ly. I’ve pushed myself farther than I thought I could and reaped the benefits from that. Recently, however, my morning outlook has shifted from […]

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Negative nelly = jiggly belly

Negative Nelly = Jiggly Belly. How Your Icky Attitude is Keeping Your Fat

Whether you want to face it or not…your attitude is making you fat.   Legit: There are some genetic medical conditions that mess hormones up and create excess weight, yes.   For most of us however, here are the excuses we give ourselves – go ahead, check yours off the list: “Healthy food is expensive, […]

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Get Fit Anytime and Anywhere : My Review on Streaming with CrunchLive & 30 Day FREE Trial

Are you a busy mom?  Check. Do you wish you could incorporate more exercise into your life? Double Check. Do you want to be able to exercise when it is convenient for you, not the rest of the world? Triple Check. The problem with gym memberships: you have to get there and you can only go […]

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My Fit Chick Journey Begins Now

I’ll start once I’m done having kids or at least when the boys are both in school? How about when I’m not as tired as I feel now? These are the excuses I have given myself for years to not exercise. I am a loved wife, proud mother of two beautiful boys and the owner […]

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