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My Health and My Children’s Happiness Go Hand-in-Hand

It’s the start of a new year, and as I always do at the beginning of the new year, I resolve to work out more to stay healthy. As I well know, it’s hard for me to stick with anything … Continue reading

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What a Difference a Few Hours Makes

Since we moved to Virginia Beach four years ago, I have been going to our neighborhood YMCA during the day.  I work out with young stay-at-home moms who want to work off those extra baby pounds, other retirees like me, … Continue reading

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Why I Make New Year Resolutions

A few days ago I was talking to a woman about New Year resolutions, and she said she doesn’t make them anymore.  “I never keep them anyway, so why make them and be disappointed?” she said.  I never keep mine … Continue reading

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I Think I’m Mastering This Stillness Concept

I have been practicing yoga for nearly two years now, and though I am by no means an expert, I feel I have gained some valuable insight into its philosophy.  If you’re not familiar with the concept of yoga, you … Continue reading

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It’s Time for a New Health Magazine

I don’t know about you, but if you are well over forty like me, then you are probably sick to death of picking up magazines in the store that all have nearly identical teasers on their front page:  “Lose Belly … Continue reading

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Raising Daughters

I only have one daughter, but while visiting her this week and watching her interact with her two daughters, thirteen and nine, I’m grateful that after my girl was born, I had two boys.  Boys are easier.  One girl is … Continue reading

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How to Make Yourself Look Good at the Gym

The other day, while I was getting a drink at the water cooler at my Y, my little paper ice-cream-cone-shaped cup collapsed, and I spilled water down the front of my shirt.  A minute later, one of the regulars there … Continue reading

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