Monthly Archives: September 2011

My DEXA Scan

Happy Friday!  I’m so excited to have the weekend off so I can attend the Michigan-Minnesota football game tomorrow.  Big Ten games are here!  GO BLUE! I took a little break from football prep yesterday to undergo a total-body DEXA … Continue reading

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WIAW + U.S. Dietary Guidelines Tidbits

Good morning! It’s that time again… What I Ate Wednesday! I was running mega late yesterday morning and grabbed a few leftover pumpkin waffles for the road. It’s hard to see, but can you make out the elephant-shaped waffles?? I … Continue reading

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Peaches and Capes

Good morning! I hope your Monday is off to a great start. I worked all weekend, so I’m thankful for a later start to my school week today—I don’t start class until 1:00 on Mondays!  My weekend was pretty fabulous … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Debut

I enjoyed my last piece of seasonal watermelon this week…And then I welcomed pumpkin into my kitchen with open arms. We had the first meeting of Student Advocates for Nutrition this week, a group that I co-chair, and I knew … Continue reading

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Tips for the Reduced Produce Section

Breaking news—fall has officially arrived because I saw honey crisp apples at the store yesterday!! I love honey crisp apples, even though I sometimes wonder if they grow on golden trees in a magical land because they are so expensive. … Continue reading

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Lentils are the New Ramen

Good morning! How are you? It’s going to be a fabulous day because I am prancing around in a killa pair of shoes. These TOMS wedges used to be my heinous Biochemistry book. I ran to the store as soon … Continue reading

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Stigmatization of Obesity–What Can I Do?

I sent this tweet on Wednesday while reading for my Pathophysiology of Obesity class:   Our lecture on Wednesday focused on the stigmatization and discrimination that obese people experience, and I actually found myself tearing up in class. As someone … Continue reading

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Grilled Pork Chops with Apples

Hi guys! How are you? I’ve been sick for about a week—I think I caught a cold the first day of class. I’m off to a good start. 🙂 I’m finally starting to feel better, though! I went on a … Continue reading

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Last First Day of School

I finished my LAST first day of school yesterday!  It felt a little surreal to be back at the School of Public Health after my four-month summer break.  Yep, we do the summer break thing big here at SPH—it’s the … Continue reading

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Stress Eating

Hi guys!  Happy September!  Pumpkin season is quickly approaching… source And the summer of Pretzel M&M’s is holding strong for a few more weeks! I love pretzel M&M’s as a chocolatey after-dinner treat, and I enjoyed a handful after dinner … Continue reading

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