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23Apr/15
parenting like a poker player

Parent like a poker player

Parent like a poker player

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Mornings with kids are tough. Especially when one of your kids isn’t a morning person and she has to be on the bus to school for 7:40am. Last week was particularly difficult. Every morning since Monday, the very first words out of our daughter’t mouth were: “Is it the fin-de-semaine [weekend] yet?” With which I had to reply with a sympathetic, “No, sweetie. It’s Monday” and again with each day of the week thereafter.

Thursday night, out of the earshot of the kids, JF and I said that we would keep her home Friday so that she could get some rest and then we could all sleep in (7am, lets be realistic here). So, we settle in Thursday night hoping for a long, restful sleep.

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16Sep/14
Running to Fitness

Running to Fitness

Watch my health and fitness transformation and learn how I lost 40lbs. I hope to motivate and inspire you to continue or to begin your own fitness journey today! It’s not easy, it takes work, commitment and discipline but if I can do it, you can do it too!

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17Aug/14
The Simplicity Guide to Your Body

The Simplicity Guide to Your Body

This is a simple guide that you can use each time you’re about to do an activity or eat. This guide is not meant to be exhaustive or the ultimate authority but to give you a practical workflow to improve your daily activity choices and eating habits.

I hope this helps you simplify your life by eating healthier and including daily exercises in your routine. Remember, don’t wait for perfection or excellence to start changing. [tweet this]

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18Jul/14
Take Action

How to Incorporate Fitness Into Your Life

Take Action

Images courtesy of Stuart Miles / FreeDigitalPhotos.net

So, you’ve decided that you’re tired of being so tired and are finally ready to get more fit.  But you’ve seen the people jogging in front of your building on their lunch breaks, toting water belts and GPS watches for tracking pace and thats not you, at least not yet.  How can you create a fitness plan that is both motivating and challenging?  Here are few tips to get you started.

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09Jul/14
Stand Up for Yourself!

Stand Up for Yourself!

Stand Up for Yourself!

Image courtesy of David Castillo Dominici / FreeDigitalPhotos.net

About two years ago I decided to stand up for myself and lose the office chair. In the past, I had some back problems and my back tends to be weak. So I asked myself when is my posture at its worst? The answer is when I sit for hours developing software. I know I should take several breaks, look away from the screen, walk around and stretch. But honestly, did you ever see a developer do that consistently? Not me. We tend, or at least, I tend to get so focused on my tasks that I forget about these great habits.

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