Category Archives for Exercise

You’re in Remission! Now What?

I clearly remember the meeting where I heard that golden word “remission”. It was a meeting with the doctor and nurse who would be in charge of the stem cell transplant after the chemo I’d had for a rare and aggressive form of non-Hodgkins lymphoma. Over the next several months they would put my body through a […]

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5 Easy Ways to Have More Energy and Less Stress

You’ve probably heard by now that powerful hormones are released when you’re under stress. I have even heard urban legends of people doing extraordinary feats like the woman who could suddenly lift her car to save her trapped child. Superwoman strength aside, these same hormones that can help save us in an emergency, can also […]

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10 Tips for a Healthy 2017

Happy New Year! I’ve had a dicey few years and looking forward sometimes seems scary. Who knows what the future holds? But I can’t help but think of the new year as a perfect time to reflect on habits that don’t serve me and create new intentions. I am always looking for ways to improve my […]

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5 Pitfalls of Exercise and How to Avoid Them

I’ve made a commitment to myself to exercise daily now that I’m feeling pretty much back to normal energy-wise at least. Other things about my body may never be normal after the wringer it has been through, but fitness is currently something I’m working on. I’ve been walking at least 2–5 miles pretty much every day. […]

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