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Meet Me At The Starting Line: Journal Jog

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I have never really considered myself a runner.  I was a Division I soccer player so I’ve done plenty of running, don’t get me wrong, but I never considered myself a runner.  Like, I never went out and ran for fun.  My running was always combined with chasing a ball …

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Sunscreen Woes: What Now?

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Skin cancer is the #1 diagnosed cancer in the world, and we are all layering ourselves and our children in sunscreen these days trying to prevent them from this same future. And it’s all over the internet-the newest studies are showing the active ingredients in sunscreen are absorbed at high levels! …

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The Basics of Living Debt Free and Saving Money

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Eight years ago, I found out there were people out there who did not live with debt. Not only that, but these were people who actually SAVED money, or saved up for big purchases, and even put away money for retirement. Even more, these were people who were MY age. …

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Northern Nevada Pride-We Are Allies!

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Across the nation, Pride month usually takes place in June, but here in Northern Nevada our pride month takes place in July because it is part of our Artown program! I’m in love with Artown and I think it’s one of the most amazing things about living here. Every July, …

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Back-to-School Shopping? Don’t Forget the Floss!

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It’s hard to believe another summer break has come to a close for most of our kids, yet here it is. Though my own children are now in college, I will never forget the days of school supply lists and figuring out what they would be wearing on their first days …

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