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Life is Good

There is a whole line of clothing with that motto. It’s still true anyway. Life gives you the opportunity to connect with other people and God, not necessarily in that order.  Connections are what most people lack these days. We are more superficially connected than ever – with Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, etc., we think we […]

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Just a short post

Sometimes life is exciting. This is one of those times. We have a lovely pair of four-legged children and they are just so smart.  One is a French bulldog and one is a pug.  Portia (the pug) has been twice to obedience school.  She is a bundle of energy and enjoys performing her tricks for […]

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What about Walking and Running?

First off, running is hard on the knees and hips.  I ran for years, sometimes six miles a day and then I began to develop all the “wear-and-tear” symptoms.  I now favor walking and deep breathing. Remember the key is to gradually make your body adjust to the new routine. You can’t go from sitting […]

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What About a Little Exercise?

We are going to shift gears here for a moment and address the other side of the weight loss equation: move more. Again, we do not want to make a huge change, so we will coax our subconscious into small changes. Maybe you would like to be able to do 50 pushups by the end […]

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Help! I’m Gaining Weight

Last time, we talked about a strategy for losing weight if you have simply been stuck at one weight for a while, but were not actually continuing to gain. This time, let’s consider a strategy reaching an ideal weight if you are continuing to gain. This is a bit more difficult as you cannot go […]

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It’s A New Year

Now that the Mayans are building a new calendar, it’s time for us to build a new life. Most people make resolutions about what they will change in 2013.  Everybody says they want to improve in some area.  Some people make grand commitments and begin enthusiastically only to give up by February. Did you ever […]

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Merry Christmas

This is a time for reflection and gratitude. I am grateful for my wife. She is my soul mate. She is beautiful inside and out. She is my best friend in the world. I am grateful for my dogs. They love us unconditionally. They are always happy to see us. I am grateful for our […]

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