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November 2012

Aging and Exercise

Glowing Skin and Strong Bones I just finished my work-out, and it got me thinking about how hard it is to stay motivated as I age. I have to silence the voice in my head that tells me I’m too tired, or have too much to do, and just do …

Mini-Workout for Travel

Staying with family for the holidays is one of the best parts of the celebrations, but it can really put a crimp in my work-out routine. Between sleeping on a strange mattress, eating big meals and extra deserts, and sitting for long periods, I feel like a slug, and need …

Happy Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is a time to look at the cup as half full and appreciate all that we have that’s good. It’s a day to put worries aside and enjoy the simple pleasures of family, friends and food. Each part of the process of putting on the holiday is an opportunity …

Use Sunscreen Every Day

Remember when the highest SPF available was a 4, but no one used it anyway because baby oil let you “tan” faster? Growing up in the 1970s was great, but I so wish I knew then what I know now about the sun’s damaging effects. I could have saved a …