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How to Change Up Your Winter Exercise Plan (And Stay Warm!)

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What’s the weather like where you are?

Here in Central Oregon, we’re in the middle of a cycle of snow, rain, ice, repeat. Yuck.

I imagine it’s about the same where you are. Unless you’re reading this on a beach in Brazil  (I hope so! Send me a postcard if you are!) then you’re probably dealing with something pretty similar when you open your door.

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Healthy Body Image After 50: How To Love The Body You Have Now

Love Your Body
love your body, love your age
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Many years ago, I spent a week at a spa with two girlfriends. That week changed my life.

As I explained in a previous post, until I started working toward my first triathlon, I’d never thought of myself as an athlete.  Nor did I think of myself as a spa person. But, thanks to my friends, there I was at this spa, where people worked out for eight hours a day.

Looking for something to do that didn’t involve sweating, I wandered into a writers workshop, liked it, and ended up going back every day that week. On the last day, the workshop teacher pulled me aside, told me I was born to write.  Though I couldn’t have known it at the time, that conversation altered the entire course of my life.  Fourteen novels later, I am so glad my girlfriends talked me into going! (And so glad I played hooky from tennis!)

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