Healthy Living

Why We Should All Hate the Word Diet

Why We Should All Hate the Word “Diet.”

Unhealthy eating has been linked to many medical issues, including diabetes and cardiovascular disease, but when we try to make better food choices we are often chastised instead of given support. Here are a few things I’ve heard when I tell someone I don’t want something because I am choosing to not eat sweets: “Just […]

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Stories of an Everyday Runner

Stories of an Everyday Runner: Taiwan

It had been a few days since my last run. Actually, it had been a few weeks. The time leading up to my trip to Taiwan was too insanely busy to even think about lacing up my running shoes. Once I found myself on the soil of a new country, I was too busy working

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Stories of an Everyday Runner

Stories of an Everyday Runner: It’s all happening

With the exception of various wildlife, occasional dogs, and extreme heat, my runs are generally uneventful. If I wasn’t looking for something to write about, I surely wouldn’t find it. Yet, for two consecutive days, it’s all happening. I met my running hero. Sort of. It started out easy enough. As I was running toward

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Fitness Update

Fitness Update: Losing Weight

Last year I discussed why I hate the word “diet.” The word is most often used to describe the latest trendy way to limit your body of calories to lose weight. Let me share with you the three reasons why I hate the word used in this way. Trendy is not really my thing. You

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Stories of an Everyday Runner

Stories of an Everyday Runner: Running Mojo

Not all runs are good runs. Some just downright suck, as is the case with one of my runs this week. It started out as a run, but turned out to be more of a walk. It happens. I can tell you the problem. It was way too hot and way too soon after eating.

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