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06 February 2013 ~ Comments Off

loosening up

My husband and I are taking kickboxing classes right now. They basically amount to 45 minutes of continuous movement of some part of your body, usually several parts in rapid succession. Along with kicking and punching, there are lunges, squats, reverse planks, sit-ups, push-ups and other things that make me shake like a junkie. Just [...]

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02 November 2012 ~ Comments Off

healthy thrills

I get a tiny thrill every time I turn down an unhealthy lunch invitation at work. I don’t know if it’s that my co-workers always go places that serve only BBQ, burgers & fried accessories; if that’s all Memphis has to offer; or if they invite me along only when they’re venturing down into the [...]

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03 October 2012 ~ Comments Off

anxiety revealed

Love this post from Jen on EPBOT about anxiety. Here’s an excerpt: I know this is pretty much the worst pep talk ever, but I think this is something you “just do it!” types need to hear: sometimes pushing someone into “facing their fears” only makes the fear worse. And even if it doesn’t, there’s [...]

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03 October 2012 ~ Comments Off

healthy efforts

This blog is becoming something different now. I have entered a phase (let’s hope a lasting one) in which I am aiming to be healthier in all things. I’d like to keep track of these efforts somehow, and this seems like as suitable a place as any.

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08 June 2009 ~ Comments Off

illness redux?

My fiery arm and I went to the doctor at noon on Saturday. The wait was minimal and the wonderfully nice nurse from my Catholic bible study who first got me an appointment there was working the front desk, so I got to catch up with her briefly. I felt infinite guilt for dropping the [...]

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