Do I really need a personal trainer?

    This post originated in April of this year.  However, I think it is an appropriate follow-up to my last entry. DO I REALLY NEED A PERSONAL TRAINER? The short answer may be a “no.”  But, you may want to check out a few guidelines on my ABOUT page, to see if you really do. A…

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Working out isn’t working…press reset

  This post originated in August of this year.  It was titled “My favorite reset cleanse.”  Intermittent fasting or “cleansing” has become the latest technique in battling the bulge.  In my opinion, nice and easy does it.  So this is my version of a “cleanse.” Cleansing can be a vital component in revitalizing your life, your lifestyle, and yourself.…

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Working out isn’t working…part four

  This post originated over the summer; however, I believe it’s integral to any exercise routine.  If your workout isn’t working, lack of down time between workouts may be the reason. You’ve been hitting the gym, pavement, and/or the DVD workouts 5-6 days a week.   If this statement falls into the category of “things that…

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Food for thought: Obesity as a disease?

  We’ve all heard it.  Infomercials touting the latest gadget to prepare healthier food, to campaigns in communities to fight the “obesity epidemic. ”  You can’t escape.  Obesity is public enemy number one. As a renal nurse, I am well acquainted with how most of the dialysis population found their way to their present circumstance.  In short–diabetes and…

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