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Apr 16

Life is a Jungle Gym + WIAW

Life is a jungle gym.   Did anyone else read Lean In? In Lean In, Sheryl Sandberg refers to your career being a jungle gym rather than a ladder.  The same goes for life.  The secret, in my opinion, is to be flexible and not to let things get too under your skin.   A …

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Apr 09

Protein Lessons + WIAW

Learning lessons is a theme in my life lately.   Some I’d rather not learn, but that’s another story. Despite having done this cleanse 3 times before, I’m learning a whole new lesson with this one.  It’s about protein.  I had NO idea how much energy and strength I was getting from all the protein …

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Apr 02

Cleaning Up My Act + WIAW

It is time I clean up my act.   Let’s be real – its beyond time. It’s generally pretty easy for me to keep my diet in check during the week.  The weekends…. it’s another story.  Since I’m not competing this year I haven’t been following any real nutrition plan.  Of course I took that …

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Mar 19

Dijon Thyme Turkey Meatballs + WIAW

Meatballs are the ultimate winter food.   Too bad it’s normally more like spring by now! With the weather still cold, I prepped a big batch of balls this week.  Rather than going the traditional route, I opted for a mustard-laced turkey version.   These Dijon and thyme balls were full of flavor.  Because I baked them, …

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Mar 05

5 Benefits of Drinking Water + WIAW

How much water are you drinking?   Some days I get half my steps in walking to the bathroom. When I first met my trainer, he told me I needed to drink at least 124 ounces of water a day.  I’m not sure what I was drinking before, but it probably was barely half of …

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