Live Well – Why do YOU want to exercise?

This Live Well post is the first guest post by my very dear and extraordinarily talented friend Lindsay Goodridge: These are some things I know to be true: Getting back into exercise is hard! Maintaining an active lifestyle that is balanced and not made of rules is hard! Exercising when things hurt or when you’re recovering… 

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spicy chocolate snickerdoodles

I’ve officially reached the time of year when my diet consists of more cookie dough than not cookie dough. I’ll tell ya, I feel pretty gross. The problem is that last week I baked 500 scones and at least as many cookies for a holiday open house, and there was a lot of, err, sampling… 

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what’s good around the web!

Friday afternoon was our last day of class for the year, so we had a little celebratory fika in our lunch room after class. I caught this gorgeous 2pm sunset when I was walking to get the train home from campus. What’s good around the web is a weekly series where I share some of what… 

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five minute feel better miso vegetable soup

You know that cold that has been going around? The one everyone in class or at your office has had? The one I was so smug about having avoided, particularly after having spent hours sitting next to sick classmates, working with sick kids, and sleeping next to a sick husband? Yeah. It caught up with… 

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what’s good around the web!

This photo was taken on Wednesday during a crazy blizzard during which 30cm of snow dropped down over the course of the day. Trains stopped running early in the day, and by 3pm the city stopped bus service as the busses were having difficulty navigating the snow drifts. Even schools were shut down, which apparently… 

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Live Well – You and I and BMI

These days I’m attempting to walk a delicate balance between diving into obesity research, and framing everything I say in a size positive-way. It’s not easy. We keep hearing about a worldwide obesity epidemic. With it there is a slew of health problems both on a personal and a public health level, as well as… 

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