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What the Elliptical Taught Me About Letting People In

Earlier this week, I decided to up my resistance levels on the elliptical machine, as well as choose a new workout (I went with a random hill variance). So, basically I was “climbing” up and down random hills at various different levels of resistance.

(For those of you unfamiliar with elliptical machines, the harder the resistance and workout setting, the slower you might go – until your legs get stronger, that is.)

So, although I was working my ass off (pun slightly intended – hey, it’s Friday), any random passerby might have thought I was just lollygagging around, lazily going through the motions until my 30 minutes were up.

In reality, I was kind of struggling to hold it together.

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Bipolar Disorder

Help Raise Funds for The Bipolar Parenting Project!

NOTE: The following is a courtesy post for fellow Psych Central blogger Rebecca Moore. For more information about Rebecca, please visit her websites and the Bipolar Parenting Project.

Fellow Psych Central blogger Rebecca Moore, who was diagnosed with bipolar disorder three years ago, has decided to turn her Bipolar Parenting Project into a non-profit organization.

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Food and Exercise as Antidepressants

How many of you eat when you’re stressed, anxious, panicky, or depressed?

Now, how many of you exercise when you’re experiencing those same feelings?

I didn’t conduct any formal poll, but I’m willing to bet more of you raised your hands for the first question than the second.

(After all, according to the CDC as of 2010, the percent of Americans 20 years old and older who are overweight, including obese, is 69.2%.)

Basically, more than half of American adults are overweight or outright obese.

Geesus Ayche.

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Product Review: Udi’s Gluten-Free Cinnamon Rolls


It's a nice, lazy kind of afternoon for brunch, isn't it?

(Well, it would be if you're reading this at the time of publishing, ha!)

If you're looking for a gluten-free food for breakfast or brunch - one that will fill you up as well as satisfy your sweet tooth - might I suggest Udi's Gluten-Free Cinnamon Rolls?

That's right! It's time for another review in my ongoing gluten-lite journey!

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