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Gail Straker

yogurt recipe

Fresh Homemade Yogurt

By | healthy recipe

I remember my mom making yogurt when I was a teenager. She was very excited about her new yogurt maker and couldn’t wait to try it out. As I watched her, it made me uncomfortable to think about that milk sitting in those little cups all night and I made…

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falling or springing into self-care

Bleh. Funk. Ho hum. Whatever.

By | Self-care

Do you ever just go there? To that place where you really are not overly excited for the day, but you also are not dreading it? Where you are just “bleh”? Skies are grey but not stormy? Too warm to build a fire in the fireplace and yet too cold…

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sell yourself tall

Sell yourself TALL

By | Self-care

My comedian friend works nightly in front of crowds at nightclubs to hone his craft. With Covid-19, he is now working the crowds on Zoom. (Aren’t we all?) He tells his performer friends to not sell themselves short. He encourages them to negotiate a price with the club managers. He…

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One Day at a Time

By | Self-care

There is so much information online about the best nutrition for lipedema, conservative treatment options, and other types of support. It can be overwhelming to weed through the advice, and we often end up more confused than when we started. What do we need? Where do we start? Where do…

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big-changes

Making Big Changes Happen

By | solutions

From Our Coaches Corner By: Gail Straker Welcome to our Coaches Corner!  In these posts, we will be sharing some of our best tips and suggestions from our Coaches.  Today, Gail Straker talks about how to make big changes by taking teeny tiny steps and staying focused on your “why.”…

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