Tag Archives: Healthy Living

Three of the Best Bosses I’ve Ever Had

“I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” Maya Angelou ******************************************** I’ve had many jobs and even more bosses. My first gig was at … Continue reading

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My 3-pound universe: Irony, denial and addiction

In my early 20s, I went out with a nice guy. Over dinner, he shared that he was on Zoloft for depression. I recoiled. For starters, that’s not first-date material. Secondly, I was rife with judgment. I didn’t want to … Continue reading

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The Deep Freeze or the Big Tease?

I’m going for the big tease. Winter in the South is kind of like seeing a mystical beauty that’s immediately striking, only to discover it is only skin deep. Take the co-called deep freeze that gripped the Deep South last … Continue reading

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Off and running in 2014

After doing more races than ever in 2012, I fell off the running wagon in 2013,  participating in only one event. That event, however, the R-KIDS 5K to benefit HudsonAlpha’s childhood genetic disorders research inspired me, planting the seed for future races. … Continue reading

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Life lessons from the ‘Wicked’ Elphaba

The hit musical, Wicked, celebrated its 10th anniversary this year. Besides the clever storyline, amazing score and stellar cast, I believe there’s another reason for the show’s ongoing success: the wicked witch herself. We could all learn a thing or … Continue reading

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It’s official: I’m the Eggland’s Best ‘CEO!’

It’s official. I’m ready to get down to business as the Eggland’s Best CEO. As the winner of the company’s first Chief Egg Officer contest, I received $5,000, a year’s worth of the best eggs ever, and the honorary title … Continue reading

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Zoom your way to a brighter, whiter smile

Two things happened after I hit 40: My already poor eyesight took a turn for the worse and my pearly whites took a dive for the dingy. Last year, I faced the former by getting several new pairs of glasses … Continue reading

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Back in the race with the R-KIDS 5K

After running several 5Ks, a 10K, 15K and even a half marathon in 2012, I hadn’t participated in a single race this year. On Saturday, however, I threw caution, fear and insecurity to the wind and laced up for the … Continue reading

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EB’s hunt for the perfect egg (and honorary CEO)

Why did the chicken cross the road? To show the possum how it’s done. Sorry, I couldn’t resist. Moving on to the meat of this post: What it takes to develop a better egg. The best egg. The Eggland’s Best … Continue reading

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Eggland’s Best CEO: All cooped up

It’s time to let the cat out of the bag, or the chickens out of the coop. Remember that Eggland’s Best Chief Egg Officer contest that consumed me earlier this fall? It’s baaaaaack. And so is my best bud (see … Continue reading

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