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Life Gifts

When I was in the imagining phase of expanding Gluten Free Sage and—at the same time—creating Sage Words as a book, over and over again I would think about how was I going to make this happen?! This big idea of a website and a poetry book had me on the edge of my chair.… Read More


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DENT the Future

In a few days, I’ll be leaving for Sun Valley to present at DENT, a conference and community for entrepreneurs, executives and creatives who are driven to “put a dent in the universe.” This will be my second year in attendance. DENT is incredibly special to me. For one, I met a treasure trove of… Read More


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New Year Fresh Start

This time of year it gets crazy busy where I live. It’s South Florida, so there are LOTS of holiday visitors and many snow birds. Restaurants are packed and there are wait lines for tables. Today didn’t feel like the right day to go anywhere but straight in the midst of nature, so I decided… Read More


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The Importance of Being Relentless

If you Google “relentless”, you don’t exactly find the best definition: re·lent·less adjective 1. oppressively constant; incessant. 2. harsh or inflexible.   But I’ve always thought of relentless as tenacious, persevering, determined. It’s what you have to be when you’re diagnosed to be gluten free. The importance of being relentless and an untiring attention to… Read More


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High On Life

The unofficial end of summer—our favorite season—happened as of Monday… Labor Day. To soak it all in and enjoy the weather and summer spirit, my web designer Kristen and I both took last week off from the blog. She went to Burning Man and I got sunburned while out catching Mahi Mahi on our boat,… Read More


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True Grit

It’s best to learn this sooner than later and you’ll be a healthier, happier human being: Be your own personal trainer. Ultimately the ball is in your court no matter how many gyms you join or trainers you hire. You don’t need a gym or a class to be in shape. You might enjoy the… Read More


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Stay Positive While Going Negative

Staying on a healthy track, meaning nutritious diet and regular exercise, takes serious focus and mental strength. You’ve got to be able to step outside your comfort zone—especially if your goal is to lose weight. A friend recently inspired me to get back to my fighting weight from one of our previous phone calls. The… Read More


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Attitude and Effort

Last week when I was on one of my afternoon walks, I saw a peacock. For real. I never see peacocks! Peacocks are so majestic and colorful and will stop you in your tracks with their amazing hues. In many cultures they symbolize renewal, benevolence, immortality, royalty and luck. Peacocks are a symbol of integrity… Read More


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Stickability

I feel I have a responsibility to make the world a better place. I’ve thought it through, and believe Celiac was placed in my life to help others. I want to see people change their lives for the better, as I truly believe we need to be well and inspired so we can become the… Read More


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Bloom Where You’re Planted

I rarely mention where I’m from. My formative years were spent in two places: Smithtown, New York and Satellite Beach, Florida. Smithtown is a town on the North Shore of Long Island, and anyone from Long Island knows it’s sorta cult-like. People from there have an instant connection with each other. We have our own… Read More