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Sagan Patient Expert

I'm a health writer with a focus on nutrition, fitness, body image, and mental health. I love to experiment with recipes and try out new fitness programs, and I like to share my experiences with you on my blog! Learning about health and gathering information is a top priority and you'll find... Full Bio
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"Mindless Eating" Book Review by Sagan Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living First, in regards to the 100 calorie packs I was discussing yesterday, I'd just like to say that Liz Jones reminded me of the impact that all of those packages have on the e ... Read on »
100 Reps Challenge by Sagan Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Boot camp finished the Friday before last for me- and this time (unlike back in the summer months, when I took my first hiatus from boot camp), I did not freak out. Instead I ... Read on »
100 Reps Challenge: Day Two by Sagan Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living We're looking at abs and a little cardio today, seeing as yesterday was mainly arms and legs. I'll try to make sure that the workouts will balance out so that we won't be doin ... Read on »
A Celebration of National Pomegranate Month and POM Juice Giveaway by Sagan Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living This is turning into Giveaway Wednesdays or something, but I’m sure no one’s really complaining… Besides, the father dear is arriving home today from his life in Cambodi ... Read on »
A Rant: Turn off the dripping taps by Sagan Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living If there’s one thing that really gets under my skin- besides poor sentence structure/grammar/spelling- it is the number of dripping taps that I see all over the place. ... Read on »
Adapting by Sagan Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living In my incredible excitement on Wednesday after performing my first-ever pull up, I dragged my sister to the playground after work to show off my newfound abilities. I climb ... Read on »
Adventures in Cooking and Yoga by Sagan Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Yesterday my friend unfortunately cancelled on me (we're going for lunch tomorrow instead), so I made myself some french toast for dinner. It was the first time I'd ever ma ... Read on »
All About Tea by Sagan Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I adore tea. I didn't always like it, but when I went to Istanbul I knew that it would be incredibly rude if I refused their Turkish cay, which everyone seems to drink ro ... Read on »
An Inadequate Healthcare System by Sagan Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living This week is a really busy one for me- between working, going to school, and dog/housesitting, I also have 3 different doctors appointments. It's about time. I've neve ... Read on »
Apartment Photos and Some Super Links! by Sagan Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Today was my first day back at boot camp! It is wonderful to be back with it again. I have the same instructor but everyone in the class is different. And it's starting at ... Read on »
Attention Living Healthy in the Real World Readers! by Sagan Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I’ve been having some difficulty switching the subscription over from livinghealthyintherealworld.wordpress.com to livingintherealworld.net/healthy, so I would ask you a ... Read on »
Beer ads by Sagan Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I love beer ads and beer commercials. They're usually clever, funny, and silly. They have excellent marketing strategies in that people really do enjoy them! But I think ... Read on »
Belly Dancing and Independence by Sagan Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Last night was my first of eight belly dancing classes. It was awesome and I'm already looking forward to next week's class- there's only about 10 of us in the class and mo ... Read on »
Binging by Sagan Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I know I've already written quite a bit about cookie dough, but I have one last thing to say about it, and then I'll be done! The cookie dough is gone. The batch that was ... Read on »
Book Review and Giveaway: The Flat Belly Diet Cookbook by Sagan Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Giveaway Winner And the winner of the Taza Chocolate Giveaway is… VeggieGirl! Email me with your mailing address and I’ll make sure you receive your vegan, soy-free, ... Read on »
Book Review of "Real Food: What To Eat and Why" by Nina Planck by Sagan Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Ashley was interested in learning more about this book so I figured rather than add it to the list of books that will be on an upcoming post of book reviews, Nina Planck's b ... Read on »
Book Review: "Joining the Thin Club" by Judith Lederman by Sagan Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Look at my cute little cousins!!! My auntie was telling me that there's a lot of things she didn't know about pregnancy and after the birth that no one thought to ... Read on »
Book Review: "Don't Eat This Book" by Morgan Spurlock by Sagan Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living How great are the bargain sections in bookstores? I picked this book up for about $3 because the back cover has a very slight tear in the corner. Considering how often I spi ... Read on »
Book Review: The Brain Trust Program by Larry McCleary, M.D. by Sagan Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living When I was asked to write a review on this book, I jumped at the opportunity- not only did it come at a very opportune time (learning about the brain and how this book offers ... Read on »
Book Review: “Women’s Home Workout Bible” by Brad Schoenfeld by Sagan Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Brad Schoenfeld, CSCS, CPT, sent me this book to review. He has also offered to come and speak to us about his book and his thoughts about working out at home, so be sur ... Read on »