Lizzie Heiselt


Lizzie Heiselt is a wife, mother of 3, and slightly obsessive record-keeper/historian of her little family. When she's not writing, reading, or checking her Instagram feed, you might find her baking bread and culturing dairy products in her tiny kitchen, or possibly running laps around Brooklyn's Prospect Park. Her personal record in the marathon is 3:22. She has an MA in Journalism from New York University. You can read more from her at


Brooklyn, NY

Posts by Lizzie Heiselt

Diet and Exercise: Why It’s Not Just About Weight Loss
Diet and Exercise: Why It’s Not Just About Weight Loss
Weight loss is a good first step, better health and fewer pills are worthy motivations, but until we embrace a healthy diet and consistent exercise as both a gateway to and a hallmark of a full, well-lived life for body, mind, and spirit, we're cheating ourselves of those final revelations: that there is natural high to be obtained legally, that our bodies, minds, and souls are renewed when we treat our bodies well. Doctors can't give that to us. We have to claim it for ourselves.
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