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Winter Holidays – One Down, Four To Go

OKAY! So, we have passed one holiday season milestone. Did you survive it with your program and food plan intact? Think about this for a minute: what worked? What helped you? What made you struggle??What do you need to do for next time? Maybe write that in a journal near that date. If you struggled, […]

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CONGRATULATIONS!! You Made It!!

You made it through Thanksgiving! No matter if you stayed on your food plan, or ate everything that was not nailed to the floor, YOU MADE IT!  Now, let’s look ahead.  We can not change yesterday and the only time in the future that we have control over is this moment.  SO, let’s start!  In […]

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Happy Thanksgiving

Hello! If the computer ELVES worked properly, I am the first to wish you a Happy Thanksgiving!  Now I know that some of you are dreading today.  I am here to tell you that you have one, if not many choices today. I support you no matter what choices you make – no matter what!  […]

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Thanksgiving SUCKS!

My daughter hijacked my computer and wrote this blog for you – hope you enjoy it! OK, so in my personal opinion Thanksgiving SUCKS!  It is still two days away. Are you ready? I am not. I am feeling a bit overwhelmed by the number of things that need to be done. I have notes […]

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The Holidays They are Coming!

This blog is published on November 19, 2019. Thanksgiving will be on November 28, 2019, in eight days. Winter Solstice is on December 21, in 33 days. Christmas will occur on December 25, 2019, in 37 days 2020 begins on January 1, in 44 days. Whatever your religion, whatever your situation, these holidays will occur […]

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This Special Time of Year

I just got home from two conferences that will likely change my life and my practice: one was FNCE, the national dietitian’s conference, and the other was a five-day intensive internet marketing conference. My flight today left at noon from Phoenix and arrived about 6 pm EST. The transition was startling to me, because where […]

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Happy Halloween A Little Late

Hello again! We have come to another transition point! Saturday night we were supposed to turn the clocks back an hour! This is the beginning of the end of the year celebrations. But let’s discuss Halloween first! Do you have lots of candy left over around the house? DON’T EAT IT! If you can have […]

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Sodium

The sodium and potassium relationship with the rest of the body works, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and goes on without you thinking about it.  I believe this is a miracle – that our bodies do this marvelous balancing act to protect our bodies from a catastrophe is a gift and a […]

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Food, Fear, and Faith

My life has been really busy these past few weeks, and I have sort of gotten behind.  I apologize that this post is late. And last week, when I did the magnesium blog, the citations for the various articles were not included.  I want to thank the alert reader for noticing and telling me.  I […]

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Magnesium

This is one of the longer and more technical blogs I have written. There is SO much information out there it was hard to “keep it simple…” But here it is and I hope you enjoy it and benefit from it. Theresa. Magnesium is needed for more than 300 biochemical reactions in the body. It […]

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