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Food and Money, Part II

By Jill Carlson on 08/23/2013

Last week in Food and Money, Part I, I started analyzing what we think the food and spending can do for us. Do we think binge eating can take us to a relaxing place (it does for about 15 minutes)? Does buying the cute bracelet at the boutique turn us into popular, sociable, desirable women? Who would I be without […] Read more »

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Food and Money, Part I

By Jill Carlson on 08/16/2013

A month ago I stood in the middle of my favorite clothing store completely buzzed. Not on alcohol. Not on food this time. Simply put, I was high on spending. With a change of weight comes a change in wardrobe. Trips to Ann Taylor Loft, Lucy, Gap and more. Perhaps I took it a step further, when my spree included […] Read more »

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Short, High-Intensity Workouts: Are They For You?

By Jill Carlson on 08/09/2013

Women who come to Green Mountain at Fox Run often ask how much exercise they should be doing. According to the New York Times article, The Rise of the Minimalist Workout, perhaps they should be changing their question to how little. According to the article, it is possible to gain fitness through very small amounts of strenuous exercise. According to the […] Read more »

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Don’t Want to Exercise? Is Pink Luggage the Answer?

By Jill Carlson on 07/19/2013

Summer break for me started three weeks ago. Every morning I would get up at 8:30, eat breakfast and attend a 9:15 exercise class. My friend, also on break, marveled at my ability to get up at a decent hour and be out the door by 9:00. She said, “How do you do it? Do you just find an exercise […] Read more »

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