Welcome to Short and Healthy! My name is Lauren and I am a nursing student at Lewis University.  I started Short and Healthy in March of 2013 with idea that I could keep track of new recipes and workouts in one place, while being able to share my journey with friends and family.

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Short and Healthy is my little area of the blog world where I pursue my passion for health and fitness. It is an attempt to encourage myself and share with others my way of staying fit and healthy. I love to try new recipes that are tasty and workouts that take me out of my comfort zone.  Health and Fitness has become such a big part of my life that I am considering a job as a Registered Dietician (RD). I am also on the way to becoming a certified personal trainer (Summer of 2013 hopefully!). I’ve come around to ‘liking’ running and have planned to train for a half marathon in the near future.  In the mean time, I work out 5-6 days a week, usually with a bit of cardio and strength training.  I also love circuit workouts and yoga to mix things up.  As for food, I am open to almost anything! I love to try new things and am constantly researching new recipes that I can modify or make healthier.


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This blog follows me as I take on the everyday challenge of being healthy, along with a few other pieces of my life.



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