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Do Weight Loss Clinics Work? My Experience with Medical Weight Loss

I was compensated by Med-IQ through an educational grant from Novo Nordisk, Inc. to write about the realities of obesity as a chronic disease. All opinions are my own. If you’re like me and have found yourself working to maintain a healthy weight and lifestyle, you’ve probably also wondered do weight loss clinics work. About two years ago, before my mother passed away, I decided

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Family Road Trips: Lewes Beach &…

This post is sponsored by Toyota, all opinions are my own. Family road trips have never been my jam. I know, they’re like the great American pastime and whatever, but when you’re someone who gets motion sickness if you walk too quickly through the tall book shelves at the library (something about all of the books flying by my face), you can imagine what being

Shop Local Frederick: Ice Cream Shops in Frederick Maryland

Shop Local Frederick: Ice Cream Shops in…

Dead of summer, in the middle of a heat wave, sounds like the perfect time to go for ice cream at one of the best ice cream spots in Frederick! Hands down, I’m giving the crown to 4 the Love of Sweets. This local treat shop and café boasts a signature concoction that friends have traveled far and wide to enjoy: the cupcake topped milkshake.

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Shop Local Frederick: Frederick Farms to…

Maryland’s Governor Hogan declared July 18 – 26 Maryland Buy Local Week encouraging Marylanders to shop local. In order to support Maryland producers, farmers, watermen, and others who produce fresh food for our state and our nation, Marylanders are encouraged to take the Buy Local Challenge to incorporate a Maryland grown, produced, or harvested food product in their meals each day. In Frederick County, we

Home-Based Custom Dessert Frederick Maryland cinnamon rolls

Shop Local Frederick: Custom Desserts by…

I’m not sure what exactly has contributed to the rise of the home-based chefs and bakers (let’s blame the Internet), but I am 100% here for it. Lots of time at home trolling Facebook groups for new things to eat led me to the recent discovery of Cinnamommy, a Frederick, Maryland home based cinnamon roll baker who makes some of the most delectable cinnamon buns

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Schools Reopening: What Your Teachers…

Summer 2020 has provided many American families a much needed break from the stress and uncertainty of distance learning situations thrust upon us by the public health crisis caused by the Coronavirus global pandemic. Many of us are hoping that there is a safe way to return our children to traditional schooling models when the doors are scheduled to open this fall, but as school

Mom's Guide to TikTok: What You Need to Know About the Platform

Mom’s Guide to TikTok: What You…

If you haven’t heard of TikTok, the major social network for sharing user-generated short videos, then there is a good chance this is your first visit to Planet Earth. Let me be the first to say, “Welcome Alien friend!” The rest of us Earthlings, whether we’ve got a feed full of videos of our own under our belts or have just been baffled by the