Monthly Archives: August 2012

The life of a dietetic intern

For the past month, my life has been filled with this And this With a little bit of this   And a spoil-me-rotten amount of this: But today, it all changes. Today was my first day of orientation as a … Continue reading

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Tailoring your breakfast for the nutrients you need

I’ve previously discussed why oatmeal is often my go-to breakfast, which mostly revolves around it being the perfect morning run fuel.  Now that I’m not running, nutrients other than carbohydrate take precedence when I consider my morning meal.  Since I … Continue reading

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A new use for getting-old bananas

I’m not sure if this happens to you, but every time I buy bananas for myself it seems I’m not able to eat them fast enough.  Consequently, I’m left with a few that are going soft on the counter right … Continue reading

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Life lessons with Louie: Put yourself out there

I get the feeling that I’m going to be learning a lot from this pup, or at least being reminded of a lot of things I know to be true. One of the first things I noticed when we brought … Continue reading

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A huge announcement!

So, I did something a little bit crazy and very expensive, but absolutely wonderful.  On Saturday, I adopted a dog.  Now that he’s a huge part of my life, I figured I had better get around to writing a post … Continue reading

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Getting serious about getting better: EXTRA low-impact workout

As I mentioned in my previous post, I’m being as conservative as possible until I get that MRI.  I’ve posted a low-impact workout here before, but even that has potential to cause pain, with some bouncier moves thrown in.  Yesterday, … Continue reading

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A new hope for healing: Tulane Sports Medicine

Yesterday was a big day.  I taught my first full class at Hour Blast, and followed it up with my first appointment with Dr. Stewart at Tulane’s Institute of Sports Medicine.  With an injury like stress fractures that requires a … Continue reading

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