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Jamie Lee Curtis Talks Sobriety!

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Jamie Lee Curtis Talks Sobriety Triumph

We are so incredibly inspired by Jamie Lee Curtis' biggest accomplishment: her conquering of addiction.

She even says that it's the bravest thing she has ever done!

Here's what she said about it all:

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Reasons To Ride Your Bike To Work

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Today marks the end of El Lay's Bike To Work Week, but that doesn't mean you should stop the aerobic transportation method after today!

Between 2000 and 2009, the amount of Americans commuting by bike increased by 44%! Tons of celebs like Matthew McConaughey and Jamie Lee Curtis have taken up the hobby as well and their body's are proving the benefits.

Riding a bike to work has a number of healthy benefits for your body, your spirit, and of course, our environment.

Several studies have shown that the concentration and quick decisions made while biking help keep your mind sharp and focused. A study from the University of Illinois and University of Pittsburgh found that physically fit participants performed 40 percent better on memory tests.

Biking to and from work will also decrease work-related stress and anxiety. Not only does the alone time give you time to reflect, but regular exercise at 60 to 90 percent of your maximum heart rate has shown to dramatically decrease anxiety.

Like getting high? No, seriously. Do you enjoy being high?

People who bike frequently arrive at their destination feeling high…off of life! Exercise increases your body's production of endorphins, then sends them to the same parts of the brain that are activated when we fall in love. That's a drug that is legal ANYWHERE!

Don't worry about not getting to your destination in time either. If your traveling 5 miles or less by car, you'll most likely arrive at the same time or even quicker (especially if you live in Los Angeles) by bike. Think about it. While you must still obey traffic laws, there's NO TRAFFIC!

Don't worry about being stinky and sweaty either. A recent survey found 85% of bikers don't shower after reaching their destination. In fact, if you go at a reasonable pace in reasonable weather, you may not even break a sweat, but it's not a bad idea to keep a change of clothes or a jar of baby wipes at the office in case you do.

We don't know why, but suddenly…we want to go for a bike ride. See ya later! LOLz!

[Image via WENN.]

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Heidi Klum And Jamie Lee Curtis Walk For Children's Charity

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Heidi Klum and Jamie Lee Curtis walk with kids

Charity walks are a great way to not only give back to your community, but stay in shape as well, so who could ask for a better combo?

Eh, guess a few celebs walking by your side couldn't hurt either, right? Ha!

Heidi Klum and Jamie Lee Curtis joined hundreds at Griffith Park in El Lay on Saturday for the 5k Turn on the Lights! Walk For Kids event.

The charity walk celebrated the opening of the Children's Hospital of Los Angeles' world-class New Hospital Building and raised funds to support the hospitals programs.

Check out more pics of the celebs walking in the event below and don't miss Heidi's son holding her hand in his adorable Darth Vader costume!

[Image via Ramey Pix.]

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Jamie Lee Curtis Shows Off Her Fabulous Biking Body

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Jamie Lee Curtis rides her bike

The years have treated Jamie Lee Curtis well!

The fit and fabulous actress rode her mountain bike with a friend in El Lay on Saturday afternoon.

Tight black spandex showed her off her unbelievable 52-year-old body that still has all the right curves in all the right places!

We're impressed!

Biking is a fantastic way to stay active whether your young or old, but pedaling can put less stress on any achy joints that may be preventing you from hitting the treadmill again.

[Image via Fame Pictures.]

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Jamie Lee Curtis Gives Back! Promotes Breast Cancer Awareness Month!

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Such a wonderful cause!

Jamie Lee Curtis has signed on to be a spokeswoman for Give Hope With Every Cup, a partnership between the National Breast Cancer Foundation and Dannon in honor of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

The campaign hopes to educate women on checking for lumps as well as providing free mammograms to those who cannot afford them.

Dannon is committed to donating 10 cents to National Breast Cancer Foundation for ever every product code entered by their customers, with the guarantee that the charity receives a $500,000 donation!

Curtis explains:

"There is not a woman alive who hasn't had some contact with breast cancer, either through a friend or through her own experience with it. I had my own personal moment of truth 10 years ago when I had a biopsy done on a small, questionable lump in my breast. It was scary. Everything turned out fine, but it brought me very close to understanding how lucky I am to have access to all these resources and great doctors. There are a lot of women who cannot afford these tests. You get involved because of your heart. … You're moved to do it. Anyone who's sat with a woman going through breast cancer treatment or with a child undergoing a procedure in the hospital knows that there is nothing more helpless than that moment. For me, there is no more important work — besides being a good mom to my kids — than using my celebrity to get more exposure for a specific cause such as this. As a public figure, my job is to spread this good word."

She is such an inspiration!

We cannot applaud her enough for her constant, tireless efforts to give back and help those less fortunate!

It's so nice to see celebrities put their fame to such good use!

Thanks for taking a stand, bb! Who knows how many lives you'll save by doing so?

[Image via WENN.]

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Jamie Lee Discusses Overcoming Addiction

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Lilo probably didn’t know it at the time, but her co-star in Freaky Friday, Jamie Lee Curtis, is a stellar role model for someone struggling with a drug addiction.

Jamie Lee once suffered from an addiction to pain killers and alcohol, but has since overcome her vices.

"My recovery is the single greatest accomplishment of my life. And without that, the rest of my life would have fallen apart."

Curtis was realistic about the process of recovery and implied that some people are able to do it and move on with their lives, while others struggle.

"Some people get it. Robert Downey Jr. was in prison for a year. And he is not only the greatest movie star in the world, he's a fantastic representative of someone who can repair the damage of their life. Recovery is an acceptance that your life is in a shambles and you have to change it. I was lucky, I didn't have to lose anything,"

Curtis has been sober for over 10 years, and says that “recovery and motherhood” are the most important parts in her life.

Jamie Lee is an inspiration, and we hope Lindsay follows the path of her former co-star!

[Image via Nikki Nelson/WENN.]

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