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Do you embrace change? Or do you fear change? I like to think I embrace it. However, even though I say I embrace change, a lot of times I go along kicking and screaming. Just being honest here. And, since it is a new year, I think it is a great time to announce a…(Read More)

There is no finish line


Last week, I had the pleasure and thrill of attending an event where Joan Benoit Samuelson was speaking. Joan is a prolific runner who won the first women’s Olympic marathon in Los Angeles in 1985. She also won the Boston marathon twice – once in 1979 (before she graduated college) and again in 1986. She…(Read More)

Last week, I talked about how the period from the beginning of October through New Year’s is a calorie and weight “Danger Zone.” This is also true for endurance and ultra-endurance athletes. Triathletes have finished their training and racing and are entering the off-season. They are ready to unwind and enjoy some…(Read More)

This post was originally published in 2009. However, I think it is worth repeating. . . with a few minor changes. October, November, and December are what I call The Danger Zone time of the year. Within these three months we encounter all sorts of eating challenges. October is the time of CANDY! Candy seems…(Read More)

Relish the Day!


In this crazy busy season, it is important to take time to enjoy – no relish – each day. I can hear you saying “Enjoy! Relish! You are crazy! Too many things to do. Too much shopping, cooking, wrapping! I’m busy trying to keep all my relatives and kids from fighting! Enjoy the day?!?!??” Yes,…(Read More)

A friend of mine sent out a great for starting a new year – make an inventory of your accomplishments for 2008.  Take a few minutes with a pen and paper and make a list of all those things you did.  Are you surprised?  Did you make resolutions for 2008?  If so, were they on…(Read More)

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