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Mediterranean-Style Eating

Happy National Mediterranean Diet Month everyone! I am feeling more celebratory of this beautiful style of eating this year more than ever. In the throes of low carbohydrate, ketogenic and food elimination diets that seem to be having their moment, the simplicity and...

Fueling for a Half-Ironman

On New Year’s Eve of 2015 I decided I was going to do a Half Ironman triathlon. It had been an idea swirling around in my head for a while, but I always created a very long list of reasons why this was a crazy idea. For starters, 1.2 miles of open water swimming,...

Mindful Holiday Eating

I spend a lot of time with my clients this time of year talking about holiday eating. For many, all of the sugar and spice and everything…well, it’s not so nice. After working hard to eat healthfully or manage a disease state, my clients aren’t sure how to navigate...

Intuitive Exercise

I was very excited to carve out a little time for a spinning class the other day. Cycling and sweating to fun music with the camaraderie of my gym buddies was just what I needed to beat the stress of the holidays. As I walked in to the cycling room, a very perky,...

Why Having an Exercise Support Group Matters

Over two years ago, I sat in the goodbye circle at Diabetes Training Camp and nervously awaited my turn to speak. Our instructions in the circle were to share what we learned at camp and what things we were going to take away from camp to implement in our lives back...