Why a Personal Trainer is Inspired by the Seahawks

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By Susan Howard All season long my wife and I have watched the Seattle Seahawks battle and trounce team after team.   Coming into the Super Bowl with the winningest record, the Seahawks were still not favored to beat the Denver Broncos.  The quarterback Russel Wilson only in his second NFL season, seemed too novice […]

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Sexy Food

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By Susan Howard A client of mine having great success in both fitness and weight loss, goes to a Weight Watchers meeting once a week to weigh in and to hear words of inspiration.  Although she has maintained her weight loss for over two years, she goes to be reminded of good habits and to […]

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Leading Up to the First Day of School

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By:  Susan Howard A blog by Brandy’s wife Heather Has Two Mommies is a black and white book put out in the 80’s, one of the first, (if not the first) books of it’s kind to help children understand that all families are different.  A girl is starting her preschool and she gets upset as […]

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Heath and Fitness: Habits

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By Susan Howard, Personal Trainer   Habits are often thought of in a negative way.  Something to be kicked…smoking, nail biting, boozing, getting that sugar fix…the list goes on and on. We poor mortals are victims of our habits.  Unconnected to our repetitive behaviors, we simply must continue acting them out.  How did it all […]

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Mother of Twins: Crouched Down By the Closet

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By Susan Howard Crouched down by the bedroom closet I am hiding from my one-year-old twins.   I hear them crawling and screaming; they are inside the house, coming closer and closer.  My dog betrays my trust by bounding beside me loudly and noisily wagging his tail, basically giving me away.  Both children have ear infections […]

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Pitch Your Old Stuff

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By: Susan Howard A client of mine lost about ten pounds last year and is holding strong to her new fighting weight.  “I am done,” she exclaimed.  “I am tired of gaining and losing the same ten pounds.  This time is the last.”  There was something very definitive about how she pronounced the end of […]

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