After #1 baby was born, my midwife mentioned that I had a slight Diastasis and that it might heal on its own. I didn’t pay much attention to it, got back into shape and didn’t worry too much. I noticed the gap but I felt it wasn’t a problem. After baby #2, she mentioned it … More What is DIASTASIS RECTI? Because I have it.
I can’t even believe that today is the last day of 2015!! That blows my mind! I’ve been on an incredible journey this past year. I gave birth unmedicated nearly one year ago to my beautiful chubby red headed smiley baby. And now she is close to walking! As a family, we have traversed this … More Last Day of 2015
Transformation photos are an exciting but vulnerable time for me! Do I have a perfect body?? No! (IS there a “perfect body”?? What does that even mean?!) But I am super proud of what I have accomplished. And I know I can’t help anyone else get healthier without showing them that the programs and products … More Transformation Tuesday: 90 Days with Chalean Extreme
11.6.13 Words cannot describe how grateful I am to be a mother… To have a beautiful little girl of my own whom I adore, and who looks up to me with total trust and gives constant, innocent, pure love. To be the one that holds her hand and whom she trusts when she is scared … More Learning from the Me of Yesterday
Tonight is one of those nights that I feel the terror of a small child. I wonder when I’ll ever really feel like an adult instead of a little kid pretending to play house. Yesterday was so overwhelming. One of those days when it was hard to be a mama. I felt kinda out of place. … More What I learned when my daughter was TERRIFIED to get shots.
Tonight we had a birthday gathering for the May birthdays at Honey’s house. We were all sitting in the living room watching Marcus open up his gifts when Cora quietly made her way over to where I was sitting in the blue rocking chair. She just sat on the edge of the chair with eyes … More Because she was my mother.
I wake up and change straight into workout clothes to motivate myself to work out in the morning hours. I change the laundry while Adam showers for work. I start some oatmeal for Cora and I, and make Adam’s breakfast and lunch. I give him a kiss and we say goodbye to him. I read … More I am just your average Joe Shmoe.
I wake up ornery, every little thing bugs me; Cora demands to pick her own shirt out…”No, I do it myself.” She spills her yogurt and wants to clean it up with a cloth towel instead of a paper one and then goes on to repeat words at a high rate, clamoring for my immediate … More I Don’t Know How to Be a Mom
Hey! I’m being featured on Love Inspired today as I contribute to Caroline’s Healthy Holiday Series. Learn more about the way I eat (plant-based), how it benefits me, and tips to making a healthy lifestyle stick. Go here now 🙂 Happy Wednesday!
30 Baby Steps to Better Health Let’s be honest, changing the way you eat and essentially the way you live can be super intimidating! Don’t stress though. Healthy eating all starts with one simple better choice- one habit to improve. I’ve compiled tips that can help people in a variety of stages to improve their … More Healthy Eating 101: 30 Baby Steps to Better Health