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Why My List to Santa is Blank - AKA why celiac disease is a gift, and why Bruce Springsteen is a poet.

Why My List to Santa is Blank – AKA why celiac disease is a gift, and why Bruce Springsteen is a poet.

Dear Santa, I know this is a little late, but I wanted to give you a heads up. I know you and the reindeer get awfully hot here in South Florida, and I didn’t want to keep you here any longer than necessary. This year, you can skip my house. There’s nothing I really “need.” […]

Gratitude, Awareness and Prevention-Living a Healthy Gluten Free Bountiful Life

Gratitude, Awareness and Prevention-Living a Healthy Gluten Free Bountiful Life

This is going to be a bit of a one-off blog post-consider this my “op-ed” section. We all as individuals have developed our own opinions and outlooks that are shaped by our own unique experiences. I hope some of you will share your outlook in the comments. I like to think I live my life, […]

Blog Award? Who me?!?

Blog Award? Who me?!?

Imagine my delight and shock when I read the post on my friend Kim’s blog at Gluten Free Is Life where she presented me with this award! Here are the rules: This award is bestowed upon blogs that are exceedingly charming. These kind bloggers aim to find and be friends. They are not interested in […]

Calorie Intake and You-How do You Stack Up? Expenditure vs. Intake-Calories Do Count Part 2

Calorie Intake and You-How do You Stack Up? Expenditure vs. Intake-Calories Do Count Part 2

In Part 1 I talked about how important movement, any movement, is in overally daily caloric expenditure. (Now everyone-get up, walk around the house, and come back. Seriously. Or prop up your computer and stand, that’ll work.) (You guys are going to think I’m lying, but I seriously got up and took the dog for […]

Gluten Free Athlete Profile-Stephanie Diamond

Gluten Free Athlete Profile-Stephanie Diamond

Stephanie has had some very cool adventures in life and in fitness! Stephanie Diamond, age 33 Hometown: I grew up in Hope Valley, Rhode Island. I currently live in Bujumbura, Burundi, Central Africa. Sports and accomplishments: Running and hiking. I trekked to the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro in February 2009. I was diagnosed in the […]

Burning Calories and You-how do you stack up? Calories DO Count. Part 1

Burning Calories and You-how do you stack up? Calories DO Count. Part 1

You may have heard various and sundry diet and nutrition gurus touting the benefits of a given “diet”-you can eat as much as you want and not gain fat, as long as it is under the full moon, the color red, and you eat standing up. OK, so maybe not that extreme, but the idea […]

Gluten Free Athlete Profile-Pamela Kropf

Gluten Free Athlete Profile-Pamela Kropf

Pam has a very cool blog, make sure to check her out! Here is her story in her words… My name is Pamela Kropf and I am a 32 year old wife/mother/athlete living in Sacramento California but was born and raised in northern New Jersey. My number one accomplishment is being a mother to a […]

Gluten Free Athlete Profile-Kelly Baker

Gluten Free Athlete Profile-Kelly Baker

I first ran into Kelly on a bodybuilding/fitness message board. She keeps a journal there, and with gluten free in the title-I was intrigued. Kelly always keeps a positive outlook and has encouraging words for others. Here she is! Kelly Baker, age 31, resides in Columbus Ohio. National Physique Committee Figure Competitor, Women’s Tri-Fitness Competitor […]

Top 10 Misconceptions on Getting Fit and Healthy

Top 10 Misconceptions on Getting Fit and Healthy

In no particular order, and this is my opinion. There’s certainly more than 10. Fit. Healthy. These words may mean different things to different people. Actually, I am sure that they do, as well all have our own frames of reference. Here’s what I’m referring to here in the context of this article. Fit and […]

Gluten Free Athlete Profile-Caitlin Burman

Gluten Free Athlete Profile-Caitlin Burman

Caitlin is here in my neck of the woods in South Florida. It was a pleasure to learn her story! Caitlin Burman Age: 21 Location: I’m currently at school at the University of Miami, Florida and live in Coral Gables. Originally from Severna Park, Maryland. I have competed in 10 triathlons, including two Collegiate National […]

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