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Surviving Breast Cancer Through Early Detection

  5 years! Anyone who has had cancer knows what that means. It’s a big marker to get to cancer free, and I just had my 5 year anniversary this past May.   I was diagnosed with breast cancer in May of 2013. I was lucky because I was diagnosed early during a routine mammogram…. Read more »

Feeding My Soul Through Travel

  I have always had the urge to travel.  Whether I am touring castles, taking a ferry across the Baltic sea, or wandering around a small village next to the Vistula River, I am in constant awe of my surroundings. I try to soak everything in; the murmur of voices having a conversation in another… Read more »

Music for Any and Every Day

I know I’m not alone when I say that music has always been a huge part of my life.  Some of my earliest memories are related to certain songs or artists. My first cassette tape was Michael Jackson’s Bad and I played that thing incessantly.  I distinctly remember helping my dad wash dishes in the… Read more »

Being Kind to Ourselves Helps Our Kids Learn to Love

Now that my two daughters are in elementary school, weekdays have become more hectic. Mornings are a whirlwind – wrestling everyone out of bed, searching for missing socks and library books, then rushing out to meet the bus – and afternoons are jam-packed with homework and extracurricular activities. When my kids had an extra day… Read more »

Jordan’s Perspective: Loving the Process, Not Just the Final Product

Have you ever been in the middle of a workout, muscles on fire and lungs burning, and thought to yourself,  “I’m really enjoying this right now!”?  I haven’t either.  The truth is, most people don’t enjoy a lot of things that are typically associated with working out.  It is hard to find someone that loves… Read more »

10 Ways to Stay Healthy and Fit this Winter

It is always a challenge to stay healthy as the cold starts to creep in. Most of us get the urge to curl up on the couch with some hot cocoa and not move for most of the day. This increases our chance of illness, while negatively impacting our happiness and self-confidence. The good news… Read more »

Instead of Hanging On, Let Go and Grab the Next Set of Bars!

I was never really a fitness or gym guy, but I have always enjoyed being active. I am one of those guys that could probably lift weights for years and add a little mass, but it would take the commitment of a bodybuilder to see a big change. Trust me, I have a brother-in-law that… Read more »

Just Another Day…or is it?

Just  Another Day…or is it!   At the corner of Lancaster and Lydell streets is a world class performance center, AddeoFit.  Congratulations to Sarah Addeo, Marti Wronski and all those behind the scenes that have made this possible!  This business adventure took courage, perseverance, hard work, creativity and a will to succeed to go from… Read more »

Music- the Unsung Hero Behind the Mind/Body Connection

“Music has always been a matter of Energy to me, a question of Fuel. Sentimental people call it Inspiration, but what they really mean is Fuel. I have always needed Fuel. I am a serious consumer. On some nights I still believe that a car with the gas needle on empty can run about fifty… Read more »

Shana’s Story: Finding Balance through Food, Fitness and Family

Since I was a little girl, food and exercise has always been an integral part of life. My earliest and fondest memories include making homemade bread and kneading the dough in kitchen with my Mom and making cookies and licking the mixer attachment covered with cookie dough. I’d like to say that my early passion… Read more »