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Losing It In Chicago

This is my goodbye post. I realized I had a lot of baggage with this blog. I had my happiest moments–losing 47 pounds on the Fittest Loser–and I also had so many bumps and struggles and gains, and it got … Continue reading

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Time to get Pretty Muddy

I haven’t run more than half a mile in months now, but I have a very persuasive friend who convinced me to sign up for a 5K that takes place in seven very short weeks. And it’s not just any … Continue reading

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The power of compliments

It’s day five of my 30-day commitment to recording the happiest moment of the day (see original post here), and I’m discovering that I’m either incredibly vain or have very low self-esteem—because my happiest moment every single day except for one … Continue reading

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30 Days of Happiness

I follow the OWN network on Facebook (yes, I’ll happily admit it. Sappy and schmaltzy could have been my middle names, and there is plenty of that on the network!), and saw this today:   OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network shared … Continue reading

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30 before 30: An update

In November 2010, I made a list of 30 things I wanted to do before I hit 30. Now that the big day has passed, I have to confess that I did fewer than a third of them. Oops? The good news … Continue reading

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30

Wasn’t I just at TGI Fridays with my boyfriend and 15 closest friends celebrating my 21st birthday with an electric lemonade and coffee filters in my hair? Could that really have been nine years ago?! Wasn’t I just 24 years … Continue reading

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Trampoline aerobics

If you are looking for a totally unconventional, very fun and EXTREMELY effective workout, I have two words for you:  trampoline aerobics. XTreme Trampolines in Buffalo Grove, IL, holds a trampoline aerobics class every Tuesday, and my friend Jen invited … Continue reading

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