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Best Prep Tips for an Easier Colonoscopy

Best Prep Tips for an Easier Colonoscopy

I recently had a colonoscopy (as I continue my seemingly endless search for what’s causing my brutally painful monthly menstrual pain). I was SHOCKED at how little information my doctor and other medical staff provided me with what to expect and how to make the prep...

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WW Has a New Program for 8 Year Olds…

WW Has a New Program for 8 Year Olds…

There’s a new app out from Weight Watchers for kids as young as 8 called Kurbo. Kids enter their height, weight, age and health goals, then begin tracking what they eat in a game-like environment that encourages them to aspire to before and after pictures. Listen,...

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Eating for Pleasure Lessons From a Whoopie Pie

Eating for Pleasure Lessons From a Whoopie Pie

Would you be able to eat that whoopie pie without wondering how many calories are in it? Without thinking about the macro breakdown? Or stressing about gaining weight? Or feeling guilty or like you’ve ruined your progress? Or how you need to work out extra to make up...

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How to Use Social Media to Improve Your Body Image

How to Use Social Media to Improve Your Body Image

Social media can be a great tool to help you reach your health goals, but when it's not used effectively, it also be a goal-sabotager, leaving you feeling stuck. On one hand, we're exposed to more messages of female empowerment than ever before thanks to social media....

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Grilled Mexican Shrimp Salad Recipe

Grilled Mexican Shrimp Salad Recipe

Move over burgers and hotdogs, make room on the grill for a grilled Mexican shrimp salad to lighten up your summer meals without sacrificing flavor. It's a great way to fully embrace the outdoors this summer that’s guaranteed to be a crowd pleaser, will be ready...

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Guilt-Free Eating

Guilt-Free Eating

When was the last time you enjoyed a cookie (or whatever you love) with 0 guilt and 100% enjoyment? While it might seem nearly impossible to do: “How could I possibly eat and enjoy ice cream without picturing it forming as fat on my stomach as I eat it?!” you...

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How to Separate Happiness from Weight Loss

How to Separate Happiness from Weight Loss

Have you ever said to yourself: "I'll just lose those last __ lbs then I'll be happy" or "If I could just lose __ lbs then I would finally love my body!"   Tying your happiness to your weight can have more of a negative impact on your body, health, and quality of...

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How to Stand Up to Your Inner Critic

How to Stand Up to Your Inner Critic

Let me formally introduce you to something I bet you're really familiar with: your inner critic voice, or as I call her, your Inner Mean Girl.   She's that internal, destructive, bullying chatter of negativity that pops up in your head. Like there's a commentator...

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Body Hate Does Not Size-Discriminate

Body Hate Does Not Size-Discriminate

Our culture makes it easy to assume that those in thinner bodies just naturally love themselves, because that's the dream we're fed from the diet industry. We're taught that losing weight = happiness, confidence, and this super fun life, so it makes logical sense. But...

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