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Feeding a Picky Eater

by Together Counts PartnerMarch 6, 2012

My son is a picky eater: he only has a few things he’ll eat and they’re on constant rotation. On any given day he’ll change his mind about what he likes, and it’s nearly impossible to predict! For a long time I was worried about his eating habits, and meal times were stressful for me. […]


Everything in Moderation

by Together Counts PartnerFebruary 23, 2012

My son has watched my weight loss journey, and although he is too young to really comprehend that my body has shrunk, he does see a difference in both my activity level and the way I eat. I, however, am not so extreme that I keep treats away from him (or me for that matter). […]


Setting Fitness Goals

by Together Counts PartnerFebruary 15, 2012

I am constantly asked about how I keep up with my fitness goals. I hope that folks don’t think it is easy! Honestly, most times when I lace up my running shoes it’s a challenge, but nothing beats the feeling I have when I complete my morning run and I am energized for the rest […]


Find Your Healthy Living Support System

by Together Counts PartnerJanuary 27, 2012

I started my journey to healthy living the week of Thanksgiving 2009. At that point I was considered obese and weighed over 200 pounds. By August 2010 I’d lost 52 pounds and was prepping for my first half-marathon. Fast forward to today: I have completed six of these races and plan on more! I cannot […]



by Together Counts PartnerNovember 18, 2011

As the air turns a tad bit cooler here in Atlanta I am happily renewing our family’s commitment to outdoor family exercise. Atlanta is most commonly referred to as “HOTlanta” and with good reason! During the summer we average in the 90’s on a daily basis and although last year I trained for a half-marathon […]