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Confessions of a Foodie: Diet vs. Exercise – Which Is Best for Losing Weight?

August 3, 2015 By: Vanessa Craddock

Fat people care about their weight. They may care more than their thin counterparts. So why can’t they shed those unwanted pounds? Four people shared their weight-loss efforts with me and what worked best for them. “My family used to make fun of me when I weighed 340 pounds,” a lady from one of my…

It’s Not About the Pain

July 7, 2015 By: Barbara Downes

When asked what I do for a living, I quickly answer, “I get sick people well and that’s the easy part.” They are usually taken aback and wonder what could be easy about that. Well, you see, I am a chiropractor and more often than not, people don’t know much about our work – not…

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It’s All About Me…

June 5, 2015 By: Ron "Commish" Swanson

…but then again, isn’t it always? Oops, sorry about that, I was starting to sound just like my brother for a minute. Those thoughts should not be uttered aloud… even if they are the deep-down truth. Why are you going to Brick Bodies, or any other gym for that matter? If you are anything like…

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Confessions of a Foodie: Are Your Clothes Making You Fat?

May 4, 2015 By: Vanessa Craddock

Face it. Your clothes communicate everything about you before you open your mouth. Are you sending the message you want others to hear? When I started my goal to lose weight, I wore size “big.” I can remember thinking the day I tried to squeeze into my old wardrobe and couldn’t, that it was impossible…

Walk Like a Penguin

March 6, 2015 By: Ron "Commish" Swanson

Advice. You just can’t seem to avoid it, no matter how little you want it. As they say, “Free advice is worth everything you paid for it.” On top of all of the “normal” free advice I get, being a golfer seems to be like having a “Please Critique My Swing” sign pinned on my…

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Confessions of a Foodie: The Business of You

February 16, 2015 By: Vanessa Craddock

Have you ever eaten something decadent and beaten yourself up about it afterward? Or missed your exercise routine for several days or weeks and felt wracked with guilt? Isn’t it human to want a time out now and then when you can let down your guard and enjoy yourself without restrictions? The answer is probably…

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Confessions of a Foodie: Maintaining Weight Loss

November 19, 2014 By: Vanessa Craddock

Are you afraid of gaining back the weight you’ve lost? Nearly 80% of people who have lost weight actually gain it back in two years, according to an article on www.nbc.com. With the holiday season upon us, it can be tricky to remember your motivation and stay the course. While many weight loss professionals say the ideal…