Category Archives: health

my colorful morning

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So the run or dye was this morning. Had a great time and was lovely shades of neon by the end. A lot of folks were walking the course as it is not a timed race. If you have ever considered committing to a race as motivation to train, this would be an ideal venue. […]

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diet

I am not much of a potty mouth but tonight I wanted to talk about one of the most reviled four letter words around! I am of course referring to the word diet. Now diet can simply refer to what you are eating, as in “my diet consists of leafy greens, complex carbs” etc. But […]

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herbs for health

Do any of you use herbs as health enhancers as well as flavor enhancers? If not, you should. Many of the common herbs that we use in cooking are great for improving health. If you enjoy the health benefits of herbs, consider if you will, that essential oils can be as much as 75% more powerful than the […]

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run or dye

If any of you have ever trained with me, I imagine there have been times you really wanted to throw something at me! Well, now is your chance. Next Saturday I am running in the run or dye 5k in Hartford. While it may not be a kettle bell aimed at my head, you do […]

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staying hydrated

It’s important to stay well hydrated on these hot, humid  days of summer. Keep water handy and drink it all day. If you get bored with plain water, try adding some citrus or cucumber slices. A great way to start your day,  as well as giving your digestive system a kickstart, is to chug a large […]

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