Ladies and gents, today is a very special day indeed.  If you know a registered dietitian nutritionist (RDN) give him or her a hug, or a friendly high-five, . . . or knuckles, because it is officially March 12th, National Registered Dietitian Nutritionist day!  If you see me standing a little taller, smiling a little […]

Date posted: March 12, 2014 | Author: | No Comments »

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March is one of my favorite months!  I love it’s accompanying first signs of spring, promises of wonderful memories outdoors with the family working to rev up the garden and prepare for summer’s harvest, and of course, March is National Nutrition Month®. This is the perfect time of year to celebrate one of my deepest […]

Date posted: March 10, 2014 | Author: | No Comments »

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Shaping up kids and preventing childhood obesity has been a major focus over the last few years, particularly since 2002 when Action for Healthy Kids was founded.  Since then Michelle Obama has been a major advocate for better nutrition and more physical activity for youth, Mickey Mouse started encouraging kids to get up and do the […]

Date posted: February 23, 2014 | Author: | No Comments »

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My husband and I frequently talk about what a difference exercise makes in the way we feel.  There can be no doubt that I’m a happier person after a workout, and conquering a tough one is a definite mood booster.  After stressful events like a big project or an overwhelming day with the kids, you’re […]

Date posted: February 17, 2014 | Author: | No Comments »

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Oh, how I love the Olympics!  Not only because they are what brought my husband from California to Utah to work for the 2002 Olympics, but because the level of athleticism is so incredible, and it’s amazing to follow these athletes and their stories.  I love knowing that these incredible human beings who do super-human […]

Date posted: February 10, 2014 | Author: | No Comments »

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Self-complacency is fatal to progression, and as they say, life truly begins at the end of your comfort zone.  It’s so true!  This last week as I’ve taken some time to really reflect, pay close attention to my thoughts and what’s going on around me, and as I mentioned in my last post, it’s been […]

Date posted: February 3, 2014 | Author: | No Comments »

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Today I am posting some thoughts on renewal and “sharpening the saw,” as Stephen Covey encourages as the seventh habit in his The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People.  How often do you catch yourself essentially doing the same things, following the same habits day in and day out, somehow expecting different results the next […]

Date posted: January 16, 2014 | Author: | No Comments »

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Flipping through the local Hometown Values Magazine today, hoping to catch a few good deals and coupons, I was amazed at the onslaught of ads geared towards fix-ups for our obviously flawed natural human states of being.  After looking at page after page and considering billboards I passed earlier today during a drive to and […]

Date posted: January 12, 2014 | Author: | No Comments »

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