Monthly Archives: June 2011

What I Learned from My Nutritionist – 7 Tips

Recently, I decided to go to a nutritionist to better understand what I should be eating.  As I mentioned in a previous blog, I have been tracking what I eat on Livestrong.com, which has been a great tool for knowing … Continue reading

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Empowering Ourselves to Choose

I don’t know about you, but I sometimes struggle to make decisions.  When I get to the core of why I have this challenge, I realize it is because I am overwhelmed by how I can do/get what I want … Continue reading

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A Costa Rican Adventure

For our one-year anniversary, my husband and I decided to take a trip to Costa Rica.  We chose this destination because it has been on both our bucket lists for some time now, and given the increase in tourism over the … Continue reading

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Desire versus Obligation

I’m not sure how or when it happened exactly, but I seem to have gotten lost in what I actually want to do in life versus what I am “supposed” to do. Thank you for subscribing to Second Tuesday. If … Continue reading

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What are your tricks for eating healthy when options are limited – or non-existent?

It’s been a few years since I was a consultant, where I was on the road nearly every week.  Somehow, I managed to stay in shape where if there was no gym, I would go for a run.  Sometimes, I … Continue reading

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How do you Acknowledge your Gratitude?

Do we really need to keep a gratitude journal to show our gratitude?  I recently turned on my Kindle and decided to get back into reading Gretchen Rubin’s Happiness Project.  I discovered the book at Christmas time and found it … Continue reading

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Why Every Minute and Every Day Counts

Nearly fourteen years ago, I was a naive and innocent young girl having a great time in college and then learned my mother had cancer – in her lungs and she was a non-smoker.  For ten years, she battled non-small … Continue reading

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