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by / on October 26, 2020 at 11:00 am / in Wellness

Intellectual Wellness

Brain fog…a lot of people get it, but why and what exactly is it? Pregnant women often affectionately refer to it as “mom brain,” others describe it as a feeling of disorganization and being unable to focus, and then there are those who experience it as a numbness like they’re simply going through the motions on default mode. The culprits […]

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by / on February 1, 2020 at 10:58 am / in Health

Keeping Life Sweet: A Year in Review

This is the last installment in a 6-part series by Staff Writer, Maegan Carrasquillo, on living with diabetes. Last year I began with a hopeful resolution and a plan of action, which has come full circle. If you’ve been following along, you know I have type 1 diabetes and started the previous year with a penchant for chocolate and lack […]

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by / on January 10, 2020 at 8:54 am / in Wellness

Connecting with Your Journey: Part 3 of a Series on a Life Well Lived

This is the 3rd installment in a 3-part series by Samantha Morris, VP Digital Marketing I’m a firm believer in two things when it comes to wellness: motion creates emotion and people are meant to be with people. Being a fitness instructor brings both together for me, which is why fitness has a special place in my heart. Understandably my perspective is […]

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by / on December 23, 2019 at 9:30 am / in Wellness

Fuel Your Fire: Part 2 of a Series on a Life Well Lived

This is the 2nd installment in a 3-part series by Samantha Morris, VP Digital Marketing Now that we’ve started this health conversation, and you’ve asked yourself the hard questions and created some attainable goals, how will you maintain your fire along your journey? The answer is with the right foods. If we have one shot at this life, and one body, we […]

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by / on December 16, 2019 at 5:30 pm / in Health

Keeping Life Sweet: A Series on Getting Healthy with Diabetes, Part 5

This is the 5th installment in a 6-part series by Staff Writer, Maegan Carrasquillo, on living with diabetes. The final phase of this journey to a healthier me was to start transitioning toward using a Constant Glucose Monitor (CGM). A CGM is a small device that can test blood sugar levels frequently without the need to prick a finger. The […]

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by / on November 19, 2019 at 10:03 am / in Wellness

Keeping Your Mind Top of Mind: Part 1 of a Series on a Life Well Lived

By Samantha Morris, VP Digital Marketing The best life definition is always evolving and changes over time. It’s also dependent on your needs and what’s going on in your world and environment. We’re never a complete painting, so we must be flexible and adaptable, continually checking in with self on a regular basis to feel as fulfilled as possible. You […]

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by / on November 1, 2019 at 1:54 pm / in Health

Keeping Life Sweet: A Series on Getting Healthy with Diabetes, Part 4

This is the 4th installment in a 6-part series by Staff Writer, Maegan Carrasquillo, on living with diabetes. Whenever I hear the words “mental health” I can’t help but imagine someone at their wit’s end, ready to rip their hair out. This may be in part due to the stigma often associated with many mental health issues, but for me […]

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by / on July 26, 2019 at 10:07 am / in Health

Keeping Life Sweet: A Series on Getting Healthy with Diabetes, Part 3

This is the 3rd installment in a 6-part series by Staff Writer, Maegan Carrasquillo, on living with diabetes. The funny thing is I really thought exercise was going to be my downfall on this journey. For the most part I don’t eat that poorly and I’ve known for a long time that my diabetes care needed work so I was […]

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by / on April 20, 2019 at 6:41 pm / in Health

Keeping Life Sweet: A Series on Getting Healthy with Diabetes, Part 2

This is the 2nd installment in a 6-part series by Staff Writer, Maegan Carrasquillo, on living with diabetes. One of the first things you learn about when you’re diagnosed with diabetes is carbohydrate counting. You learn that sugar is counted in the carbohydrates, a factor that determines how much insulin you administer, and most nutritionists will tell you to avoid […]

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by / on March 1, 2019 at 2:50 pm / in Health

Keeping Life Sweet: A Series on Getting Healthy with Diabetes, Part 1

A commentary by Staff Writer, Maegan Carrasquillo Every year I look back on what I’ve accomplished and what I could work on in the coming one and create a list. 2018 for me, was not a particularly wonderful year so the “what I could work on” part of the list seemed a lot longer than usual. Instead of feeling defeated […]

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