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Coming up on a milestone, weight loss has been life-changing

May 23, 2016 I can’t believe it! I’m approaching my 45th birthday in July. The thought makes me shiver. I tried to switch the “4” and “5” oppositely to a more positive number but that would make me “54. more »»

Keep track of the charter school story

April 30, 2016 This letter is pointed mostly to residents of Ohio. Ohioans have you wondered why your local school district seems to always have a renewal levy or a new levy on the ballot. more »»

Keeping faith in the love called ‘Muchly’

April 2, 2016 I am the Rainbow Sage. The year was 1986 just a few months before Muchly died. I was having lunch with Dr. Averill Law from the University of Arizona, an expert in probability and statistics. more »»

Styer’s Garage: Ledger Accounts examined

February 13, 2016 The ledgers from the Waterford Garage, or Styer’s Garage as it was more commonly called in later years, are useful in many ways. more »»

Count your blessings & be grateful for little things

October 5, 2015 There are the little things that can make one smile. Those small pick-me-ups that will turn that frown upside down. more »»

One year in after surgery, winning the uphill weight loss battle

July 20, 2015 Ah, the trip down memory lane. I was going through some old photos, one recent day. I found an old picture of me dated “H.C.,” or also known as “Holy Cra. more »»

Changing attitudes on healthy eating

June 14, 2015 There is no disagreement among educators, child nutritionists, and an increasing number of parents and students that school nutrition programs need to move away from processed food to healthy food,... more »»

Local agencies recognize mental health awareness

May 30, 2015 For over 65 years, the month of May has been declared Mental Health Awareness month, yet the stigma associated with mental illness continue. more »»

Weight loss has been an adjustment

February 9, 2015 Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary defines the word “encouraged” as someone determined, hopeful or confident. If there could be a picture next to the definition, that would be me. more »»

Baby Steps: It’s a new year and a new you, right?

December 29, 2014 The gifts are strewn throughout the house, there are half-eaten cookies all over the kitchen and you look at the remnants of another Christmas gone by and sigh. Or maybe it’s just m. more »»

Tree-mendous good fun

August 28, 2014 “I think that I shall never see, A poem lovely as a tree,” begins the familiar work by Joyce Kilmer. more »»

A Weighty Issue: Looking forward to seeing a lot less of me

August 25, 2014 Sixty-plus days and counting since I’ve had my gastric bypass surgery. The time has been flying by rather quickly. With this in mind, as I stood one day in front of my bathroom mirror. more »»

Gastric bypass surgery the right move for some

July 14, 2014 I’m going to open this column with a dirty, little limerick: There once was a girl named Casi, some viewed her as fat and lazy, she struggled with obesity most of her life, which caused much strife,... more »»

The little things can add up to a healthier life

June 4, 2014 When you just don’t feel like working out, do you ... more »»

Countdown to surgery fuels anxiety and renewed dedication

May 19, 2014 “ANXIETY.” We’ve all experienced it in some form or another. I’m anxious about heights, sharp-fanged clowns, hairy, yucky spiders ... and well, I’ll be honest — this surgery. more »»

‘I’m excited;’ Surgery time is near

April 14, 2014 March Madness came and went with the hustle and bustle of preparation for my gastric bypass surgery in May. Yes, that’s right — it is in May! Well, it is going as scheduled ... more »»

The promise of spring can be seen in blooming flowers

April 7, 2014 The promise of warm, sun-filled days are poking their tender shoots through the remnants of a challenging winter. more »»

Y Get Fit: Keep up with your exercise during wintry weather

March 5, 2014 My husband and I moved to Marietta last January. Before we made the decision, everyone told us how little it snowed in Mariett. more »»

A Weighty Issue: Experiencing ‘ah-ha’ and ‘uh-oh’ moments

January 27, 2014 Happy New Year, everyone!!!!! Ahh, a New Year and new beginnings. more »»

A Weighty Issue: A tale of truth, struggle

December 23, 2013 This is a tale about a woman by the name of Eaterita Food — “Casi” for short. She was a gluttonous individual who enjoyed the finer foods in life; however, her health was in jeopardy. more »»

Y Get Fit: No more excuses: Time to make exercise a priority

October 16, 2013 Have you ever had a day when you wanted to work out, but you came up with an excuse not to? Have you ever said to yourself that you will start eating healthier “tomorrow”? Have you felt so tired... more »»


Food Network Magazine Back-to-School August 28, 2016

Young Chefs Academy in Marietta is hosting a Food Network Magazine Back-to-School Open House event on Sunday, August 28.

Children and their parents are invited to explore their creative culinary sides and participate in unique cooking experiences during the open house event. more »

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