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Family

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The hustle and the bustle of the holidays can make it a challenge to stay committed to long-term goals. With work and school parties, …

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While we were in California on vacation, a very important milestone came and went – the one-year anniversary of my Lap-Band surgery. On January …

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After registering months ago and planning our travel and lodging and everything else, our weekend of races at Disneyland (culminating in the Tinker Bell …

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When my mom passed away last year, all I could think of were all the missed opportunities. The most glaring of all was that …

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I promise, I’m excited about the year ahead! Lots of fun stuff is happening personally and professionally, and although I expect bumps in the …

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Christmas is infinitely fun with a kid who can open his own presents (and has a vague idea of what a “present” is). I …

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Every year Christmas seems to sneak up on us. First we make it through Thanksgiving, then the holiday parties begin, and all the while …

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It’s been a year of ups and downs. The high of an amazing, life-changing surgery and weight loss that has made Jason’s and my …