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  • Take a Little Piece of Your Old Home to your New Home

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    Growing up my family and I moved every four years.  We went from New Jersey to Italy to Charleston, South Carolina in the space of 8 years before landing in Pittsburgh where we stayed for 20 years. My family and I loved Pittsburgh.  We were and are fanatical Steeler...

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  • Sciatic Nerve Pain and Walking, My Experience

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    I have had sciatic nerve pain off and on for years.  It has been bad enough for me to curtail my exercise but never enough to immobilize me for more than a day or so.  That all changed this past Memorial Day.  I have no idea what I did...

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  • Use Crosswalk!

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    I live in a small city outside of Atlanta.  Most people would say I live in Atlanta but starting several years ago a number of the outer suburbs voted to become independent cities and so here I am living in Dunwoody, Georgia instead of Atlanta. Whether you live in...

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  • Oprah, Weight Watchers, and Bread

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    In 2015 Oprah Winfrey became an investor in Weight Watchers.  Contrary to popular belief she owns somewhere around 10 % of the company not the whole company.  As we all know from watching her commercials she is not only a part owner but a participant in the program and...

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  • Daylight Saving Time Change Is Not Easy

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    One of the hardest days of the year is the Monday following the start of the daylight saving time change.  Somehow it feels like we have lost more than just an hour.  Maybe it is the fact that most of us are now getting up in the dark. Sure...

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  • My favorite sauteed brussel sprouts recipe

    Sauteed Brussels Sprouts Recipe

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    I was never much of a Brussels Sprout fan but I have always been a balsamic vinegar and olive oil fan.  Long before Brussels Sprouts became an “it” food I have been making the following recipe. Sauteed Brussels Sprouts in Balsamic Vinegar 2 Cups Brussels Sprouts 2 Tablespoons Olive...

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  • Discover how to meditate as you walk

    Walking Meditation Techniques

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    Health Benefits of Walking There are many health benefits of walking. We hear about them all the time on talk shows and read about them on-line. Lower blood pressure, reduced risk of heart disease and diabetes, strengthening of bones and burning calories are among the many health benefits of...

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  • Samsung S-Health App Review

    How Samsung S-Health App Tracks Your Fitness

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    There are any number of devices to help keep you moving and to notify you when you should get up and out of your chair.  I know a lot of people who have an iWatch and set it to notify then when they have been inactive for too long....

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  • Wild Movie - Cheryl Strayed & Reese Witherspoon

    7 Lessons From the Wild Movie

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    When Cheryl Strayed’s mom died suddenly of cancer, she tried to cope with her loss using sex, heroin and self-destructive behaviors.   Cheryl desperately needed to change her course. Her turning point came when she saw a Pacific Crest Trail guide book.  Something about the book made her want to...

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  • Fitbit Clip On

    4 Fun Things To Do With Your Fitbit

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    Everyone seems to be wearing a Fitbit these days.  You see them on wrists, clipped on straps and hooked into shoelaces.  And why not?  In a day and age when most of us spend more time sitting at desks than walking, running or playing we need to keep track...

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