Monthly Archives: January 2010

Desperately Seeking Cardio

Nashville is covered in a blanket of snow with a layer of ice underneath. My friends from Northern states enjoy reminding us Southerners that “this is nothing.” But because we don’t get much snow in these here parts, the city … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two Weight Loss Chats

Today I found myself in two weight loss conversations. I didn’t initiate either of them. One was a pleasure. One struck a nerve. I was approached by a friend who is struggling with her food choices. She was honest and … Continue reading

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Chris Kept Me From Binging

On Tuesday I got the sweetest email I can ever remember receiving. It was from my friend, Chris. About two weeks ago he and I planned to meet at a local music venue to hear some friends sing. It was … Continue reading

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Getting in Shape: A Biblical Perspective

This morning I received a Facebook notification that Steve, my fitness transformation challenge partner, tagged me in a note. Now, I’ve been tagged in photos (to my horror) but wasn’t sure what it meant to be tagged in a note. … Continue reading

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Ozzy Interview Misses the Mark

I’m at home today working on a kitchen redo. The TV is on and I catch Meredith Viera’s interview with Ozzy Ozborne. Ozzy is apparently on a tour to promote his new book, I Am Ozzy. Meredith reads an excerpt … Continue reading

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Why Won’t (Some) Runners Wave?

I’m not the most outgoing person around. I try to never be rude, but I’m not the one who makes small talk on elevators. I’ll make eye contact and nod, but that’s really about it. If others on board want … Continue reading

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Back Out There

I’ve been dealing with some nagging hip pain ever since completing the St. Jude Half Marathon on December 5. This is likely due to logging in too many training miles leading up to the race. While I’m not completely healed, … Continue reading

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An Unhealthy Relationship

I have a very unhealthy relationship. I am pulled in on a daily basis. The result of the¬† interaction affects my mood for the rest of the day. If I’m not careful it can affect my food choices. Because of … Continue reading

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Am I Allergic to White Flour?

I’ve been pretty much white flour-free since January 4. For the past few weeks I’ve been terribly congested and I sneeze so often it’s embarrassing. Just ask anyone whose office is located near mine. I’ve been thinking about making an … Continue reading

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In Praise of Planning

In a perfect week, I like to exercise¬† six days. Rarely do I experience a perfect week. I place the importance of getting a good night’s sleep above working out. For me, that means 7 hours of zzzzzs. I’ve dealt … Continue reading

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