If you’ve read any of my recent posts, you know that I’ve just come out of one of the hardest times in my life. This fall was the extreme low point, and I confess that I was anything but healthy during those dark months. I’ll always be real about my struggles with binge eating and…

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I have a confession to make: sometimes I eat frozen food. And one of my favorite meals is Amy’s burritos. If you don’t know what Amy’s is, it’s a company that makes prepackaged vegetarian food that you heat up in the microwave. It’s like Lean Cuisine but, in my opinion, healthier. Except for the fact…

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I love juicing. It’s seriously the easiest thing ever. Provided you have a good juicer, you don’t even have to cut anything up — you just shove it all right on in. The only thing you have to do is wash your produce. But what’s funny is that I used to skip juicing because I…

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I’m one of those annoying people who loves to work out. I love to run, I love doing hot yoga, and I adore my barre class. I don’t feel like myself if I miss a workout, so I hardly ever do. And this past fall . . . I think I exercised like five times.…

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Everyone knows that being active is good for your body. It improves blood flow, it builds muscle and makes you toned, it makes your skin look better — and, yes, it keeps your weight down. It also improves your mood, and it’s an incredible stress reliever. In addition to all this, exercise gives you a…

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It’s the holidays . . . woo hoo! Ready to eat, drink, and be merry? I used to totally blow it out during the holidays. What about you? Most of us eat too much, drink too much, and let it all hang out because it’s “that time of year.” But eating, drinking, and being merry…

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There are five habits I have that have nothing to do with food or eating that make me feel healthy and in control. And no matter how much crap I ate the day before, I know I can wake up and do these five things to get myself back on track. Before I tell you…

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Note: This post is the third in a three-part series on habit change Why are habits so hard to break? Because you’re going about it the wrong way. The key is to change habits — not break them. Trying to break habits never works, because it’s almost impossible to completely stop doing something you’ve trained…

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Note: This post is the second in a three-part series on habit change Do you ever look at pictures of celebrities — the ones who have perfectly toned arms, flat abs, and zero cellulite — and Google them to find out exactly what they eat, so you can do the same thing? I used to…

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Note: This post is the first in a three-part series on habit change I used to binge on chocolate. After meals, I would sit in front of my computer and down a bag of Hershey’s kisses, M&Ms, or some other kind of super-sugary chocolate. I can’t count the number of times I tried to stop…

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