Gain Any Unwanted Weight During the Holidays

By Alice Pereira RD CDE
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February 02, 2015

What can you do to get rid of the extra unwanted pounds? The New Year is a great time to start anew with healthy habits.  One of the things you can do is to look at your dietary habits objectively and admit to foods that you may be consuming where there is room for improvement. […]

Feeling Guilty After the Thanksgiving Meal?

By Alice Pereira RD CDE
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December 01, 2014

Here’s what to do after the holiday to help you get back on a healthy eating track — First things first: Rid your house and workplace of food temptations. Throw out all the leftover desserts and salty snacks. Refrain from bringing any more tempting foods back into the house. Remove high-sodium items, which will cause […]

Make Your September Resolution Exercise

By Muriel the Editor
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September 05, 2014

Last weekend was Labor Day and I wanted to talk about fitness and the importance of exercising and how it helps you throughout your life, not just because you are a breast cancer survivor, but because exercise has so many benefits.  Exercise helps you reduce stress and weight which in turn enhances your mood, improves […]

February is National Cancer Prevention Month

By Muriel the Editor
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February 28, 2014

I know that it’s almost the end of February, but I can’t let the month go by without mentioning that February is National Cancer Prevention Month.  Throughout this blog, we talk about things you should do to lower your risk of getting breast cancer, but we don’t ever talk about prevention!  Prevention is a much […]

Make Activity a Part of Your Life – It’s Important! (Part II)

By Mary De Simone, MSHE, BBA, B.A.
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September 16, 2013

Hello again, In my first post in February, I wrote about how to fit physical activity into your life. I spoke about my own experience and explained how I was successful, and suggested that by looking at how you have achieved goals throughout your life, you might discover the style that will work best for you.   […]

Make Activity a Part of Your Life – It’s important!

By Mary De Simone, MSHE, BBA, B.A.
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February 18, 2013

I understand that starting and maintaining an exercise program or any activity can seem overwhelming. We get a lot of good advice, like take small steps, find what you enjoy, etc., but what works best for you?   It may not be the same for all of us, so I am relaying my own personal story […]

Feeling Guilty after the Thanksgiving Meal?

By Alice Pereira RD CDE
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December 03, 2012

Here’s what to do after the holiday to help you get back on a healthy eating track — First things first: Rid your house and workplace of food temptations. Throw out all the leftover desserts and salty snacks. Refrain from bringing any more tempting foods back into the house. Remove high-sodium items, which will cause […]

RIDING THE DRAGON TO BETTER HEALTH Part I

By Martha | Guest Blogger
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September 12, 2012

It was late 2007 and I was getting ready for yet another surgery related to my breast cancer recurrence the year before, when a family member asked me if I had heard of a group of breast cancer survivors who had formed a dragon boat racing team. “A dragon what?” you’re asking yourself. Yep, I had […]

Make Your September Resolution Exercise!

By Muriel the Editor
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September 07, 2012

Last weekend was Labor Day and I wanted to talk about fitness and the importance of exercising and how it helps you throughout your life, not just because you are a breast cancer survivor, but because exercise has so many benefits.  Exercise helps you reduce stress and weight which in turn enhances your mood, improves […]