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A Beginner’s Guide To Neti Pots

While my focus is helping people and their health through better eating habits, there is so much more to overall health. Just like my eating habits have gotten better through a series of small changes, I am also doing the...

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A Colorful Alternative to Pasta

Ok, I admit it. I do keep a few basic pastas in my cupboard. I found a fortified brand that isn’t all that bad, and the whole wheat ones can be decent. But they’re still a basic flour pasta. Something...

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A Beginner’s Guide to Quinoa

You know the saying “everything old is new again”? Well, quinoa would definitely fall in to that category. Quinoa is downright ancient, and it is receiving a heck of a lot of attention recently as a “new” super food. I...

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Smiling on the outside. Sometimes.

My move to Washington seems to have me doing a lot of reflecting. It was my birthday the other day… (thank you again to everyone who messaged me with well wishes!) and I spent part of the day out at...

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Radio Archive: Healthy Whole Grains

http://positively-healthy.com/audio/2012/20120714WUC0228-HealthyWholeGrains.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadThis show originally aired on July 14, 2012 Today on The Wake Up Call, I was joined by Jen Geisheker, the owner of Thrive Baking Mixes for a discussion on healthy whole grains. Of course...

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Why I Chose To Have Weight Loss Surgery

I wasn’t always “obese”, I don’t think I was even always overweight. I think I was a pretty average baby, and I was a fairly active kid. From second grade through sixth, it was baseball in the spring, soccer in...

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Just a reminder that Positively Healthy does have a page on Facebook – “Like” the page and you can easily keep up with new articles I post as well as other healthy news and tidbits I share.

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Spreading the (Wrong) Word about WLS

There are a number of ways for people to try and get to a healthier weight – I tend to talk about bariatric surgery quite a bit because I am a post-op myself, but in my health coaching I also...

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Four Years Ago Today

Four years ago today, right about now, I was being wheeled towards the operating room. My surgery was supposed to be about 1pm, but my surgeon, the wonderful Dr. Johnson over at Unity, had been asked to help with an...

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A Rose By Any Other Name

Gastric Banding. Gastric Bypass. VSG. RNY. Sleeve. Stomach Stapling. Lap-Band. DS. And more. I think you get the idea. These are all names, or rather names use to identify different types of surgery. Well, different types of a specific surgery –...