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Inspired to live and be well.

Man, oh man! We were a house of sick puppies over the weekend. We started with a fun outing at Reed’s Bay, followed by an afternoon visit to the grocery store and dinner at home. I share the water picture because there are no photos of what happened next. In a nutshell, it went like […]

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Feeling vibrant!

It was a good week back to work. Thanks to a restful vacation, I now have my priorities back in order: A little bit of love goes a long, long way! In addition to working at my j-o-b, I made sure to play every day! My morning workouts ahem, play dates were here: and here […]

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Health Activist Writer’s Month Challenge: Getting started

Well, well, well. Last weekend marked 5 months since my surgery at Mercy Hospital. Since returning home a lot of really good things have happened – from getting established with a local GI office, getting off steroids, and on a maintenance medication, to introducing “healthier” foods back into my diet and regaining some consistency with […]

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Work it, Work it Baby, Own it!

Someone paid me the ultimate compliment after looking at my blog recently. He noted that while I clearly am dealing with aspects of a chronic illness, my posts seem to cover multiple aspects of wellness. I don’t know if he was just being nice, but that really made me smile. Because that’s truly how I want […]

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It’s Hubba-Hubba Day!!

Happy Valentine’s Day!! Wherever you were, however you spent it, and whoever you spent it with, I hope you felt LOVED! I sure did. I guess I’m on a happy streak these days. What made today special:  I paid it forward to a friend’s fundraiser. It’s one of those things I’ve been meaning to do […]

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The Hungry Days (June through October)

So yesterday I posted about my adventures in the ER, and the big whammy… surgery. Here’s a snapshot of the weeks / months leading up to that point: June 2012: After 3 years of being symptom free, I started noticing a recurrence of symptoms (stomach bloating, not feeling well, feeling tired).  I read the book “Wheat Belly” […]

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Full day, full belly. Life is good.

What a crazy, busy day this was! I don’t remember the last time I packed a mix of errands, home improvement, shopping, socializing, phone calls to family, exercise, and work all into one day. I’m feeling mighty accomplished, and, to be honest, a little tired! Everything I listed above was good, but the highlights of […]

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