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A Letter To My Former Self

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Angela: Grade 1. Living in Florida. Enjoyed neon colours, rollerblading, and fighting over the new NINTENDO gaming console with her sister Kristi. Dear Angela (Grade 1), This picture brings me great joy because it captures so much beauty in a single photograph. I am truly glowing in this picture, and no, that isn’t just from […]

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My Letter To My Current Self

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   Letter To My Past & Current Self: Dear Ange, Looking back over the years, I have realized how far you have grown. You have been through some really rocky times in your life, yet somehow you managed to keep the faith. There were days when you hit rock bottom and didn’t think that you […]

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Muscle Repair and Intense Exercise: Part II

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Missed Part 1? So we talked about what happens to our body during intense exercise as well as how nutrition can help offset the stress that is incurred to our bodies. [Source] Tonight, I am going to talk about repairing the muscle tissue following intense exercise. How To Rebuild Muscles After Intense Exercise [Source] When […]

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How To Prevent Cancer: Part 1

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Cancer. For many, the word alone is enough to evoke fear, unease, trepidation, and worry. More likely than not, the thought of cancer has crossed your mind many times and you have wondered to yourself if you might be the unlucky 1 in 3 that will get cancer before the age of 75. [image source] […]

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Perceived Control Over Illness: Where Do You Stand?

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Missed Part 1? My morning post was in no way intended to place blame on individuals for getting cancer. Obviously, many forms of disease are out of our hands and yes, healthy individuals get struck with cancer all the time! But that doesn’t mean that there aren’t preventative measures that we can take in our […]

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Women and Cravings: A Study

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Cravings. Those intense and hard to ignore desires for a specific food. If you are a woman, odds are you have cravings on a regular basis. In society, cravings for food come with negative connotations; many feel that cravings are something to avoid, be scared of, and deny at all costs. Sometimes cravings are a […]

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North America’s Healthiest Cities: Where do you rank?

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Have you been wanting to try Glo Bakery goodies, but haven’t gotten around to it? Well, now is your chance!   GLO BAKERY is having a GLO-OUT!!!   Attention Canadians: SUNDAY + MONDAY only my ‘On The Glo II Bars’ are 25% off!!! Email [email protected] to inquire! ~~~~~~~~~~~~ Healthy cities. When you are in one, […]

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World’s Healthiest Countries: Where Does Yours Rank?

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In 2008, Forbes.com published a list of the World’s Healthiest Countries. First, let’s take a look at how they did their judging. Behind The Numbers They looked at the latest available health and environmental statistics for every nation, from sources such as the World Health Organization, the World Bank and the UN. Due to incomplete […]

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Our Weight: When Is It ‘Happy’?

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Welcome back everyone! I hope you had a lovely weekend, whether it was celebrating the 4th of July or just a couple days off work! :) Two quick things before I get into today’s hot topic:   1) Glo Bakery got a Face Lift!! I finally created a header and sidebar for Glo Bakery that […]

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Women and Aging: New Pressures Each Day

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After my Hot Topic post yesterday on Happy Weights, I received this email from J. I shared part 1 of her email last night, but I thought I would post the entire email this morning and have a discussion about some of the interesting points that she brought up: Love this post. I am 39 […]

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