Category Archives: Health and Wellness

New Year’s Resolutions – motivation v. perspiration

It’s almost the end of March and in reviewing my post from January 12 Commitments for a New Year I realize that sticking with my New Year’s resolution is less about staying motivated, because let’s face it – that can be … Continue reading

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Are you sticking to your New Year’s Resolution?

New Year’s resolutions are inherently flawed.  We start each New Year with high expectations of all the things we hope to tackle, overcome, fix, or solve and yet two months into them often give up because it is too hard … Continue reading

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Safety First!

I am a girl for head wear.  I know it’s not always cool looking to be the kid out there wearing a helmet but it’s something I’ve drilled into my kids head since they were toddlers.  Safety first!  Does everyone … Continue reading

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12 Commitments for a New Year

It’s New Year’s Day when everyone makes their annual resolution and like many I am thinking about what goals I would like to achieve in 2011. I am writing them here in hope that commiting them to virtual paper will … Continue reading

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5 Lessons Learned From Running the Diva!

It’s been 3 weeks since I ran the Diva 1/2 marathon in Uniondale, NY and I am here to report it was Divalicious!  I am not sure if that is even a word but it was truly fabulous. This is … Continue reading

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Diva 1/2 Marathon Here We Come!

So I have been holding my breath for about three weeks in anticipation of today.  It’s 6:30am and when I had all intentions of sleeping in late, here I am tired and a bit groggy but too anxious excited to sleep. … Continue reading

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5 weeks and counting…Diva 1/2 Marathon Update

“Now if you are going to win any battle you have to do one thing. You have to make the mind run the body. Never let the body tell the mind what to do. The body will always give up. … Continue reading

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