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Happy National Vitamin Day!

by Allie on January 29, 2013 · 7 comments

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Happy National Vitamin Day! Now if there’s ONE day in the year you take your vitamins, make it today. K?

Is there a National Flossing Day? Because I’ve definitely missed it the past 24 years. They should make it January 1st, ha! If only I was as diligent about flossing as I am taking my vitamins. I think having candy floss would definitely help! Get on it, Crest.

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[images from the Nature Made Facebook page]

I’ve definitely been getting in my vitamins ever since getting a stash of Vitamelts from the NatureMade headquarters. It’s taken a lot of willpower to stay at or below the recommended dosage.

I’m waiting for the day they come out with more flavors/vitamins, so I can take more.

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NatureMade is challenging us to make a commitment to our health today and continue keeping our healthy New Years resolutions. Yes, continue!

I live a relatively healthy lifestyle as it is (minus the whole flossing thing), but one thing I am terrible at is going to the doctor! If it weren’t for the prescription medication I take for my asthma, I would never go. I even stretch out my medication (underdose…?), so I can delay going for as long as possible. I know, terrible.

I’m making a healthy pledge to get my tush to the doctor this year!

I’m also going to make a more long term healthy pledge to put on sunscreen, especially when I am out running this spring/summer. Unless it’s 90*F and super sunny, I usually just bypass my bottle of sunscreen. BUT the sun is still damaging my skin even if I don’t burn and I need to be better about it. Those pesky sunspots are gonna start showing up sooner than later!

I snagged these on super clearance at Marshalls last week. What a steal! I love Ahava, but it’s pricey stuff. Not gonna lie, I’m a little excited to put on sunscreen now that I have these babies.

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Okay, your turn…

Tell me: What’s your healthy pledge for this year?


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1 Julia January 30, 2013 at 6:31 pm

My healthy pledge this year is to keep taking my vitamins – I take Reliv (www.reliv.com) and to do more cross-training. I am doing good so far, ha! I have seen a huge improvement so hopefully that will help keep me motivated!
I am the same with stretching out medicine as long as I can before I have to go see the dr again!

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2 Anna January 30, 2013 at 11:05 pm

I started flossing consistently when I learned that dental plaque and arterial plaque are related and that gum disease is associated with heart disease. Go floss go!!

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3 Nazihah January 31, 2013 at 8:06 am

Mine is to start my resolutions. I haven’t start any of it. :O

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4 Frances February 2, 2013 at 1:44 am

My healthy pledge this year is to cut out soda and eat more fiber. Those Vitamelts look delicious! Seems like they would be absorbed by the body better than pills. I hate swallowing pills

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5 Padma February 4, 2013 at 10:42 pm

My healthy pledge is to drink more water, and convince my parents that gummy vitamins are totally acceptable to eat even as an almost adult.

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6 Liz February 6, 2013 at 11:53 pm

I thought you were promoting gluten-free eating – It’s ok if you aren’t anymore – by all means do whatever is right for you and your body to support running and general health – but I worry this might be sending a mixed message.

Vitamelts (most of them, I’m not sure about all) contain wheat! They’re not gluten free!

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7 Allie February 7, 2013 at 5:08 pm

Hi Liz!

You’re right, they do contain wheat. Thank you for reminding me that I need to make a note of that. I am not 100% gluten free as I occasionally consume gluten in very small doses i.e. soy sauce, sugar cookie sleigh ride tea, etc.

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