Topic: FAQ

You've got questions... about health and fitness!

Welcome to a special edition of our weekly Q&A posts. I noticed many of you had questions relating to issues with weight loss, fitness, and just getting healthy in general. With summer on the way and HH28 in full swing, I thought it was the perfect time to address these questions.P.S.: If you're participating in the HH28 Challenge or want more details, the first weekly Tweet Chat recap is ...

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You've got questions...


Q: Do you limit your fruit servings per day??

A: Personally, I do not. If I want fresh fruit, I eat fresh fruit. I could easily eat my weight in mango, strawberries and watermelon. I do find my fruit consumption changes throughout the year, however. For example, I eat (and crave) more fruits in the summer and spring than I do in the fall and winter. Although I don't make an effort to eat seasonally ...

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You've got questions... about minimalism! This is the second post in our two-part Minimalist Monday series answering your fantastic questions about minimalism.


You and your husband often move internationally. In fact, I am amazed and jealous. Do you take any furniture, appliances or bedding etc...with you? Do you have staples that go everywhere? Once you get there, do you end up spending extra money on needed items you should have kept?

Whatever doesn't fit in the suitcase ...

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Q: My daughter and I are doing a 5K tomorrow and I haven't run since joining the meal plan. Any post-workout/run suggestions for food or drink?

A: Make sure you hydrate after the race. Some people feel queasy after running and can't stomach solids, so a liquid is the best option for the first half hour or so. A friend of mine is a marathoner and she likes to drink smoothies after long ...

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You've got questions... about minimalism! This Minimalist Monday is the first post in a two-part series, in which I will be answering questions from you, my beloved Herbies, about the minimalist journey — both mine and yours!


What are the basics of minimalism?

This is the beauty of minimalism. There are no "rules" or "requirements." You only need to decide to become a minimalist and start living with less. See my previous MM post, "How to Become a Minimalist" for ...

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