Last year I blogged about the importance of receiving Lymph Drainage Therapy on the breast tissue as a measure of breast cancer prevention.  Depending on your health care provider, the only measure of detection of cancer offered is a mammogram and you wait until 40 or 50 years old.  Getting a mammogram before 40 may […]

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Pumpkinman Sprint Triathlon is in South Berwick, ME and the goal to leave the house was at 5:45AM. Actual time: close to 6; we also wasted a few more minutes yelling into the Starbucks Drive through before we discovered they weren’t open yet. This is the second time Brian (my husband) and I have done […]

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I was having some delicious salmon and mixed greens and wanted to spice up my quinoa.  I got the idea from the Martha Stewart cauliflower recipe.  It was delicious.  Here is the recipe: 1 cup quinoa 2 cups of water  1 tablespoon of olive oil 1 tsp curry powder (or hot curry powder if you […]

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There are probably only a handful of times that I have had my breasts worked on since I have become a massage therapist, and most of those times were during  pregnancies. Even for me, who has pretty much had every part of me worked on, there is a level of self-consciousness when it comes to […]

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One of the most common questions I am asked is how often should you get a massage?  This is a great question, however, it is not a simple answer.  I will give you some different scenarios. THE AVERAGE JOE – If you are coming in and you have a healthy diet, you are exercising about […]

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1 pound of ground turkey 1 15 ounce can of low sodium kidney beans drained 1 cup of chopped celery 1 large onion chopped 1/2 cup chopped green sweet pepper 1 to 10 fresh jalapeño/habanero/pablano peppers chopped (I used the seeds but to cut back on spice, take them out) 14 1/2 ounce can tomatoes, […]

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For people that have a hard time relaxing, sitting down to meditate can be annoying and self-defeating.  There are several ways to practice meditation and it does not have to be sitting on the floor cross-legged with incense burning.  Of course I am a little envious of the people that can do that.  Meditation is […]

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