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Category Archives: Lifestyle

How to Navigate 3 Holiday Eating Situations

Scale with Holiday Socks

There’s no shortage of healthy holiday eating and food advice this time of year. As a weight-loss and wellness organization, TOPS is happy to share this type of advice on everything from choosing holiday cookies to unique ways to get … Continue reading

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Had a Calorie Splurge? Here are 3 Tips for Getting Back on Track.

I recently welcomed my aunt and uncle from the Pacific Northwest for a quick family getaway. Originally hailing from Wisconsin, they were eager to indulge in all of the state’s staples including cheese curds, beer, and of course, a Friday … Continue reading

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The Power of Gratitude

Earlier this month, I had the pleasure of meeting Gladys who lives across the hall from one of my good friends. While I was visiting my friend for her birthday, Gladys invited us in to her apartment to meet with … Continue reading

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Live Your Best Life

Lately, it seems that there’s been lots of talk about “living your best life.” Since the meaning of this phrase is unique to everyone, I wanted to see what it means to some our members. Here’s what they had to … Continue reading

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When the Path Gets Tough, Keep Looking Forward

Earlier this summer I went on my very first mountain biking excursion in Bend, Oregon, with my dad. I thought this would be a fun and active way to spend part of our family trip and balance out the inevitable … Continue reading

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A Sweet Strawberry Salad in Just 3 Steps

strawberry dessert salad

I’m convinced it’s the little things that make life sweeter, and I always get excited whenever I find a healthy treat that tastes good and isn’t loaded with calories. Earlier this summer, I picked up a bottle of coconut balsamic … Continue reading

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Keep Your Cool with These Summer Exercise Safety Tips

For the last few weeks, Milwaukeeans have been asking one universal question, “Where is summer?” Aside from a few very hot days, we’ve been dealing with chilly rain and fog. But the good news is I know where summer has … Continue reading

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Not So Sure About Jogging? Try Plogging

(Updated April 11, 2019) During our workplace TOPS meeting last week, one member mentioned having a hard time exercising (like getting on a treadmill, for example) just for the sake of exercising. He likes the idea of getting moving for … Continue reading

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3 Tips for Beating the Diet Blahs

Do you ever feel like you’re stuck in a food rut? Maybe you started the year off strong by batch cooking and trying new recipes, and now you’re getting tired with the same old, same old. Or maybe you took … Continue reading

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