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Personal Fitness Map: Virtual Boot Camp

Posted September 13th, 2013 by Sandie in Fitness, Health, Uncategorized

As I announced last week, I’m trying my hand at working out at various places in the DC area, but for my first week, because of the craziness of settling into the back-to-school routine, I started with an online boot camp run by my friend Karen. I’ve known Karen more […]

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Personal Fitness Map of DC: 37 Weeks of Renewal

Posted September 3rd, 2013 by Sandie in Fitness, Health

September is my birthday month, and this year I’m turning 37.  I’m not one of those women who’s always trying to downplay her age. I’m a Bicentennial Baby, and that’s totally, completely fine with me. What’s not fine with me? That I’m not at a healthy weight. I’ve been overweight […]

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The Neti Pot: My Sinus Savior

Posted March 21st, 2013 by Aimee in Health

My husband introduced me to the Neti Pot a few years ago, and I have become a believer! If I know you fairly well and notice that you have a cold, chances are pretty good that I’ll recommend you try it, too. I’ll admit, the concept and actual use are […]

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Maryland HB1202 Could Expand Legal Midwifery Options

Posted March 12th, 2013 by Elaine in Health, News

Maryland lawmakers have before them the opportunity to increase access to midwives. All they need do is support HB1202 – the Certified Professional Midwives Pilot Program. Doing so would immediately create legal access to qualified providers who are ready to work in Maryland. It would also increase access to homebirth […]

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In Memory of Our Beloved Friend

Posted February 6th, 2013 by Sandie in Causes, Health

Today is the first anniversary of our dear friend Susan Niebur’s death. She wasn’t just a fellow DC Mom or blogger; she was an inspiration, a force of nature, a woman who changed each of our lives — as writers, as mothers, as friends. I’ll never forget receiving the call […]

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New On-the-Go Snack from Baked and Wired (Georgetown)

Posted January 23rd, 2013 by Elaine in Food, Health

I am among the many people with resolutions this year to lop off a few pounds. One plan for doing this is ending my cupcake addiction. Luckily, one of my favorite cupcake stores — Baked and Wired in Georgetown — has provided me with an alternative snack: Hippie Crack. This […]

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