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Healthy Living

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Most people these days are trying to live healthy: exercise, eating right, etc.  Well, I am no different.  I have definitely jumped on the bandwagon.  Truthfully, I really started taking this 'healthy thing' more seriously when I was told by my Orthopedic that I needed a knee replacement - a result from running and playing tennis.  Before he does the surgery I was given instructions to get healthy (translation - loose some weight) so that the surgery and recovery would be quicker and easier.  

So here I am with a trainer 3 days a week and walking three miles on the off days (also, a couple of days of yoga thrown in the mix).  My biggest challenge is sleep - everything you read says to get anywhere from 6 to 8 hours of sleep (this apparently aids in weight-loss).  My normal amount of sleep is 4 or 5 hours.  Oh well, something to work towards.

My eating habits were the easiest to change and the most fun.  I love trying new recipes and gadgets.  I am buying less and less processed …