Category Archives: diet

Week 1 – Checking in

Last week I wrote about my meeting with Sam and developing a CATtitude.   What I didn’t mention is that he challenged me to stick with this for 8 weeks.  Here is my week one check-in. Cooking  I am a … Continue reading

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Farm to table: a day of preparation

I generally begin my Saturday mornings at the Tuscaloosa River Market.  The photo shows some of what I found last Saturday.  Vegetables came from a number of farmers (and a couple of things from the grocery store).   My biggest challenge … Continue reading

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Learning more about nutrition: Hearth to Health and more

Late last year I decided to continue my education in order to keep my CHES (Certified Health Education Specialist) certification.  I had debated since I am currently not working in the field but my dream is not dead yet.  In … Continue reading

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Why farmers markets rock

Earlier this week I was caught without lunch, which is unusual for me.  I had to find something I felt I wanted to eat and that was healthy.  I went to one of my go-to places where I knew I … Continue reading

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Healthy Mind Cookbook: I want to try everything

I received Rebecca Katz‘s new cookbook in the mail this week.  As I started leafing through the pages, I wanted to make everything. I am sure this will become one of my favorite cookbooks.  The recipes are easy to follow, … Continue reading

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Plant based eating: Re-thinking the way I eat

I recently finished a certificate in Plant Based Nutrition from the T. Colin Campbell Center for Nutrition Studies through eCornell.  The three courses provided an overview on research about plant based nutrition and the benefits of a plant based diet. … Continue reading

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Laps, cake shots and financial advising: Happy birthday to me

It’s my birthday.  I wrote about turning 55 in the past few weeks so that is no surprise.  For a few weeks I have been thinking about what I would do for my birthday that was a multiple of 55. … Continue reading

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