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Numbers on the Scale Are Not the Only Thing

Numbers on the Scale Are Not the Only Thing

Orion Buckingham Just passed six months on the HMR diet, and I was mad. I couldn’t believe that I hadn’t lost any weight this week. […]

Hitting the Reset Button & Setting Realistic Goals with Weight Loss

Hitting the Reset Button & Setting Realistic Goals with Weight Loss

Hello, friends! It’s me, Kurtis. Ya know, the guy you hear every weekday on WIXY 100.3? Welcome back to another blog-o-spectacular on my weight loss […]

Fall Into Fresh Produce

Fall Into Fresh Produce

Written By: Ally Kuehn, Eastern Illinois University graduate student in Nutrition Education and Dietetics and SBL Food and Nutrition Services, dietetic intern As the fall […]

Happiness is More Than a Number- Orion’s Non-Scale Victories with HMR

Happiness is More Than a Number- Orion’s Non-Scale Victories with HMR

Officially past the 60 pound threshold. Woo! That feels good. Though I’m finally to that point where the losses have started to be less and […]

Family First- Orion Gets Back on Track with HMR

Family First- Orion Gets Back on Track with HMR

Wow. Life can be a rollercoaster. I’m pretty sure the first person ever to use that analogy. It’s been a while since I’ve written anything, […]

DJ Kurtis Allen is Living the Dad Life with HMR

Hello, my friends! I know it’s been a little while since my last blog post, but I swear I have a good excuse. Before I […]

Myth Busting- Heart Health Edition! (Plus the best cookie recipe EVER)

Drink coffee every day. WAIT! Don’t drink coffee EVER! Use olive oil. WAIT! Olive oil might kill you! It’s overwhelming how quickly nutritional research changes, […]

Orion’s Journey to Weight Loss with HMR

For as long as I can remember I was the fat kid. Even when I wasn’t, inside I was. I never understood that when I […]

Five Easy Steps to Heart Healthy Weight Loss

Five Easy Steps to Heart Healthy Weight Loss

Do you love your heart? I mean- truly love your heart? Are you making choices on a regular, daily basis that supports your answer? Maybe […]

Easy Earth Day Tips for Eating & Living Green

Easy Earth Day Tips for Eating & Living Green

In honor of Earth Day, here are some earth-friendly ideas for living AND eating green that you can incorporate around your home. Shop and eat […]

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Running Tips

If you run or jog for exercise, you can reduce your risk for an overuse injury by following these suggestions from the American Academy of […]

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Buy the Right Running Shoes

Using the correct running shoes can help your feet feel great and protect against injury. Here are guidelines for which shoes to buy, courtesy of […]

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Stronger Muscles, Longer Life

As you age, you gradually lose muscle mass. The result: Your muscles weaken. By keeping them strong, though, you can slow down this natural part […]

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Sports and Music: Both Good for Kids

Both sports and music programs offer many benefits and help to prepare children for future success. The benefits of sports Participating in a sports program […]

Recognizing Domestic Violence

Domestic violence affects people of all backgrounds. It can happen to anyone of any race, age, sexual orientation, religion, or gender. Violence can happen in […]

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Journaling for Mental Health

Although you may have ditched the diary once you reached adulthood, the concept and its benefits still apply. Now it’s called journaling. It’s simply writing […]