“Where do I start? I hate wearing mesh tanks.”

When we embark on any sort of journey that has a relative progression, we can sometimes forget what it felt like to (a.) start on that path; and/or (b.)  what it was like to even consider starting that path. Here at Tips of the Scale, we give listeners a quick and dirty through our Show […]

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130: On Sustainability: Solving Problems For Good | Michael Prager (M/57)

Michael Prager is a journalist, author and professional speaker who promotes a concept of “personal sustainability,” a means of identifying and practicing sustainable habits that improve your life. Michael came to see the power of sustainability as the key to weight loss. He feels it is critical to work towards asking ourselves the question: What can I do that will solve the problem so that it won’t come back?

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Recipe of the Scale – Roasted Chickpeas!

The garbonzo bean, the chickpea, the magic foundation of humus!  Although not completely compatible with everyone’s digestive tract, I have found the more often I eat these little jewels, the better my gut responds.  Legumes have that quality and while I cut them out substantially for a number of months, lentil soups, corn chowder and this […]

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Staying Loyal to Your Exercise Regimen

We’re in December, which means that a lot of people are planning on starting the New Year with lofty fitness goals. There may be some of you that think since you’re going to really kill it in 2015; it won’t matter if you stop working out until then. Let’s discuss that.

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The Singer Sewing Machine & Your Journey

As most of you know from reading my posts here, I write after a moment, a conversation, something I have seen, touched or heard.  Today, I am pulling from a story my mom had never told me up until this morning. I was talking to her as my 3 year old son sat on my […]

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