Category: Health

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Thoughts on Noom: Is it Worth It?

After posting what I hoped was an objective review, now it’s time to give you my unfiltered thoughts on Noom. Is it worth it? What is Noom? If you’re not familiar with Noom, go back and read my last post on this diet program. To recap, Noom seeks to help …
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Noom: What to Expect in Your First 30 Days

Noom has been all over the tv ads lately. And with the pandemic practically eliminating gym workouts, maybe you’re wondering if it’s for you. So here’s a Noom review with what to expect in the first 30 days. What is Noom? Noom is an app-based lifestyle program designed to help …
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Throw Out Your Disgusting Old Lipstick!

Did you know that old lipstick carries germs? Did you know you should throw it out after a certain amount of time has passed? Does it pain you to do that because you love lipstick and hate seeing it go to waste? But do you really want bacteria-laden lipstick smeared …
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It’s Okay to Feel Like Crap

“It’s okay to feel like crap today.” It’s a conversation I have with myself on occasion. These days it happens more often than I’d like.  It’s the single reason why this month blog posts have been few and far between. I’m dealing with quaranxiety. Yup, that’s a thing. Quaranxiety, the …
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My 3D Mammogram Experience Didn’t Suck

My experience with a 3D mammogram just happened this week so I figured I’d share it while it’s all still fresh! In fact, I wrote this as my boobs still bore the marks from their recent pancaking. And since self-care and self-maintenance are a huge part of my Accepting Yourself …
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My Dad Could Have Died

Ed note: Today’s post is going to be a little different than the norm. Because part of the focus of this site is making and part of it is about navigating my way in the post-40s world, sometimes there will be posts about life in general. I invite you to …
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The Remarkable Power of Non-Scale Victories (NSVs)

Continuing on the theme of Accepting Yourself Naked, today’s topic is non-scale victories or NSVs. NSVs are wins and accomplishments that have nothing to do with what the scale says. They can be large or incremental. They aren’t about how much you weigh, they’re about how you feel about yourself. …