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Barbie
Garden State
I'm a photographer, designer, physician & lover of all needlework, usually flanked by two dachshunds.
Interests: Photography, Sewing, Graphic Design, Computers, Dachshunds, Reading, Japanese Fabrics, Crafting, Drawing, Painting, Sudoku, Word Games and so much more.
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Now that I have a few minutes to sit down with my laptop, I can finally get a new blog post out there into the world. I will share my top 10 of what is going on recently to update... Continue reading
Posted Nov 21, 2011 at Jersey Girl
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I kept composing drafts of posts, and as time passed, it became clear that the fear of having something relevant to say kept me from posting at all. Right now my life is a barage of AP Biology, Physical therapy... Continue reading
Posted Sep 20, 2011 at Jersey Girl
Hi! Might you share the recipe or is this top secret? I used to love the HH also back in the day, but as I am gluten-free, I no longer make it (unless I could make it w/ GF pasta). I would love your recipe...looks fabulous! How are you? I've missed u this summer. xoxo
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Last two days, epic fail on the running front. I am taking my training for the one of my favorite races, the Millburn 4-Miler, very seriously....at least until two days ago. Perhaps I was overtraining? Perhaps I was undertraining? Perhaps... Continue reading
Posted May 20, 2011 at Jersey Girl
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I'm posting today for two reasons - one, someone who emailed me that they are continuing to lose weight, and has adopted many of my odd but healthy habits including a near-obsession with skinless-boneless sardines (and of cours Diet Barq's... Continue reading
Posted May 18, 2011 at Jersey Girl
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Vacation from school, check. Embroidery Machine up and running, check. New running shoes (x 3) for the boy child, check. Some semblence of organization, NO CHECK. It has not been easy these past few weeks, hence the paucity of posts.... Continue reading
Posted Apr 18, 2011 at Jersey Girl
some of which are good, and some not so good. I will choose to focus on the good parts...and the parts that my weight loss followers would find helpful. First, it is official, I have broken the sugar habit. Even... Continue reading
Posted Apr 13, 2011 at Jersey Girl
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First, I know many read my blog for weight loss strategies seeing that I spent ten years of my life practicing as a weight loss physician. That being said I HAVE to visit last night's Jersey Shore reunion show. You... Continue reading
Posted Apr 3, 2011 at Jersey Girl
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I like to reflect upon my relationships. For those readers who aren't part of my "real" life (as opposed to virtual life), you may not know my feelings about friendship. I love my friends. Not simply regular love. But adore... Continue reading
Posted Mar 31, 2011 at Jersey Girl
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It's true, a metamorphosis too place, changing into a lab mouse this week, and have some pretty remarkable results for you in my one-person-experiment. Don't I look like it??? Above pic from St. Patty's Day, just to share giving you... Continue reading
Posted Mar 25, 2011 at Jersey Girl
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but I woke up this morning to a hot mess...rather, a cold mess....about three or four inches of snow blanketed the area. Outoodr run looks unlikely. Oh well. So my goals for the day are quickly materializing, including catching up... Continue reading
Posted Mar 23, 2011 at Jersey Girl
Barbie is now following Heather
Mar 21, 2011
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I'm hopeless. Yes, that's right, hopeless. I'm my own worst enemy, yet I still can't get out of my own way. I was originally going to do a five minute post on yesterday's dinner followed by my hipi-Irish princess....but I... Continue reading
Posted Mar 17, 2011 at Jersey Girl
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Good morning, and I hope your wheels are already spinning, since I feel that I've already worked a full day this morning, and it's not even 11 AM. When I think back to what works in my lifestyle, weight management... Continue reading
Posted Mar 14, 2011 at Jersey Girl
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Just a quckie post today, to share a few things I like. My Short List is as follows: 1) my new polar fleece pillow....for use with hip when I am lounging in bed. not only is it incredibly soft polar... Continue reading
Posted Mar 10, 2011 at Jersey Girl
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So what makes you feel like you're WINNING? We know Charlie Sheen's definition (possessing Tiger Blood & Adonis DNA) but what's yours? One of the biggest problems with failing on a weight loss plan, or at least falling short, is... Continue reading
Posted Mar 8, 2011 at Jersey Girl
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To celebrate the boy child's second Varsity Letter of his freshman year, I broke out a crazy-carb-full recipe I found on a fun blog, Zaka Life.I made my own recipe card...downloadable so click on the link below. Download Pretzel Bites... Continue reading
Posted Mar 4, 2011 at Jersey Girl
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I returned from an early morning trip to Shop Rite and unloaded, as the rain poured down, making that odd sound on my hallway skylight! I decided that this would be a great opportunity to show my weight loss readers... Continue reading
Posted Feb 28, 2011 at Jersey Girl
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in one of my favorite places on earth, my best friend's Vermont house. My family and all of our friends were on the slopes already, and my two non-skiing friends were out for a ladies lunch, sans me. I tied... Continue reading
Posted Feb 25, 2011 at Jersey Girl
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A weekend of productive creativity!!! Recently I've really developed an interest in art and design using the union jack, and I took this into the 3D realm (I was using it in graphic arts before, in the 2D world) this... Continue reading
Posted Feb 21, 2011 at Jersey Girl
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I have truly gotten an enormous amount of wear from this hat this winter (and last winter also). I wear it even to indoor track meets. I have a non-pompom version for running (will post pix another time) and even... Continue reading
Posted Feb 18, 2011 at Jersey Girl
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Today I thought to myself. Wednesday. That means taking the big LL Bean monogram canvas tote full of hubby's shirts, and bringing it to the dry cleaner after school drop-off. As I took the same exact route from school to... Continue reading
Posted Feb 16, 2011 at Jersey Girl
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I know I've shared this, but I adore Valentine's Day. I think, if I didn't use the USPS so much, it should be a postal holiday...not one for which people go "postal," rather one where it's so grand, even post... Continue reading
Posted Feb 15, 2011 at Jersey Girl
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So Tracy & I went to Jersey Gardens on the spur of the moment yesterday. Saks was having a BOGO event, which I blogged about probably 2 years ago already, maybe three. Buy one Get One Half Off is a... Continue reading
Posted Feb 10, 2011 at Jersey Girl
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Well the beginning of the week has been a whirlwind, but since when has my life been anything but. I had a dental cleaning this morning, but realized yesterday that the girl child's band concert (read: event created to abuse... Continue reading
Posted Feb 8, 2011 at Jersey Girl