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How one mom lost weight but gained perspective on her relationship to food

I dedicated 26 days of intentionality toward myself. To be honest, about halfway through the process I was surprised at what was being uncovered about the state of my relationship with food and me. I was set for losing pounds and inches, prepared to workout really hard, and ready to feel more energy physically and mentally. What actually startled me though were the thoughts and feelings that came up through having to eat good food, five times a day, seven days a week. I think I was about 10 days in, my initial momentum waning, and it was clear that several times a day I was beyond annoyed at having to eat…AGAIN! This particular day, I was throwing a tantrum as I marched up the stairs to the kitchen. I opened and slammed shut the refrigerator door numerous times, just heated that I had to “...

Great Gadgets for a Healthier 2012

By now, most of us have completely forgotten what our new year’s resolutions were. Most likely they had something to do with getting healthier and spending more time with family. Well, this year one of my new year’s resolutions is to run the Taste of Louisville Half Marathon and to do so I’ve got to stay on track with eating and running – not to mention I need to shed a few pounds to get to the achieve an ideally steady pace. I’m always on the lookout for health and fitness gadgets and resources for the kitchen to promote healthy eating. I’d love to share with you some of my recent favorites. Dust off those resolutions and get back on track with me with the help of these great tools.