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Exercise

exercise can still be fun

Today, I am reflecting on the Marches of my childhood. They featured a particularly poignant time with my Dad. We had a tradition of building a huge box kite out of brown paper and balsa wood sticks, attaching string and … Continue reading

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Portion Control

aim for progress, not perfection

How much can I eat? Take the time to figure it out. It takes more energy (calories) to fuel a Jeep Ranger than a Honda Civic. Size matters. So does speed and use. One food plan does not fit all. … Continue reading

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Nutrition

fuel your system with fruit and veggies

Back to basics, baby! There is no magic bullet around that cannot backfire! Each of is unique with individual preferences, likes and dislikes in so many areas. The things we like to eat are no exception. Our family, region, culture … Continue reading

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The TOPS Legacy Grows

TOPS IRD 2019 logo

What a super weekend I enjoyed with over 1,800 TOPS friends from all over the United States and Canada at International Recognition Days in Portland, Oregon. My gratitude goes out in waves to the dedicated Field Staff and volunteers who … Continue reading

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Real People … In their own words… the letter S

Satisfy, Seek, Simplify, Support, Significance Seek the line of expectation and then exceed it! I read this line several times, and each time I did, I became more unsettled. Oh, I understand the intent of the words. What I don’t … Continue reading

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Real People… Real Self-Talk

We all have conversations going on inside our heads and, no, we are not crazy. Well, at least I’m not! We all hear competing voices. One is a negative critic, and the other is a positive coach. It is called … Continue reading

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Real People… Real Decisions

Deciding to decide can be one of the most difficult things we do. Going through the intellectual and emotional gymnastics of deciding is not always easy. It can keep you up all night, weighing the pros and cons. It can … Continue reading

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