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Real Food, Fake Food, by Larry Olmsted (audio)

Subtitled: Why You Don’t Know What You’re Eating and What You Can Do About It Let me start by saying what this book isn’t. This is not about so-called Frankenfoods. It’s not about Lucky Charms or Velveeta or Pepsi. When … Continue reading

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Wellness Wednesday #43: February Challenge

Per my 2017 goals, I’m going to assign myself one fitness and one nutrition-based challenge each month. This is how January went, and what I plan to do for February. Nutrition: My goal for January was to most eliminate flour … Continue reading

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Wellness Wednesday #41: January Challenge

Per my 2017 goals, I’m going to assign myself one fitness and one nutrition-based challenge each month. Fitness For the last couple years, Adriene (Yoga With Adriene) has led a 30-day yoga challenge in January. This year, she’d doing a … Continue reading

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The Masquerading Magician, by Gigi Pandian (audio)

Since this is the second book in a series, I’m going to refrain from discussing the plot and simply refer back to the first book, The Accidental Alchemist, for anyone who is interested in storyline. In fact, I’m going to … Continue reading

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The Accidental Alchemist, by Gigi Pandian (audio)

A three-hundred-year-old alchemist, a teen hoodlum, and a French gourmet chef gargoyle take up residence in an abandoned haunted house in Portland… Sounds like the beginning of a joke, right? That’s essentially the opening premise to this book, however, followed … Continue reading

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Wellness Wednesday #15: Reboot

As mentioned last week, in mid-November I realized I needed a wellness reboot. I want to be actively working toward my goals of strength, flexibility, kindness, confidence, and health. Some of these goals have suffered due to neglect and other … Continue reading

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Wellness Wednesday #14: Epic Battle

(Post title courtesy of my middle son.) A month ago, I talked about how I could trust my body, about how my body is good at self-regulation. This is true. However, I cannot trust my brain. Simple solution, right? Go … Continue reading

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