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Summer DVD 3: Jillian Michaels Yoga Meltdown

DVD case of Yoga Meltdown

This DVD will not be part of the giveaway for reasons I hope will become obvious. I’ll admit, I purchased this DVD because I was curious. At first, I was curious as to what result the Jillian Michaels + yoga

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It’s Just Me

Note: This post contains weight loss talk and references to disordered eating patterns. I was talking recently to someone close to me, someone with whom I have a little trouble enforcing boundaries. In the course of our conversation, I mentioned

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Why Me, Why This?

I write about my health becauseā€¦ Reflect on why you write about your health for 15-20 minutes without stopping. I write about my health because I’m an amalgam of too many things people don’t see, either because they just don’t

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Walk Myself Thin

I’m standing in the exercise and fitness section of my local used book store, browsing the titles on running and anything else that might be of interest. I’m specifically looking for Born to Run, anything else on barefoot running, or

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Ridiculous Quotes

From this New York Times article on changing the rules for school lunches. With respect to the article as a whole, I am very much for adding green veggies to school lunches in order to provide more balanced nutritional content.

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I Learned Two New Words Today

Via Exercise Hormone May Fight Obesity and Diabetes” from The New York Times. Just for fun, the terms were “white fat,” fat that is inert, and “brown fat,” fat that is metabolically active. The article is basically about how muscle

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Saying Goodbye to Skinny Jeans

When I was younger, I would occasionally watch my mom clear out her closet. Some of the clothes were ones I’d never seen before and that clearly dated from the mid-1960s to the mid-1970s (before I was born). Some, on

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