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December 9, 2016

Someone asked me this evening “So, what do you do when you want comfort food?” It kind of took me off guard because I really had to stop and think about it. What do I do when I want comfort food? Do I want comfort food? What do I consider comfort food?

I wrote a blog post after Halloween about things I find helpful to get through cravings. Though I’m not sure wa...

December 2, 2016

You had a great workout yesterday or the day before that. It felt awesome. You felt strong. You pushed yourself in a good way and walked out a sweaty smiling mess. Then this morning when you stood up out of bed your calves screamed in protest at bearing your weight. Lowering yourself down onto the toilet was something your quads almost refused to help you with...

November 18, 2016

 Can I tell you something? I’m not a hermit. Big surprise I know! I’m a VERY social person. I like to be with people and one of the most popular ways to spend time with friends and family is eating together. So what’s a girl to do? Skip the get togethers? Hide in the corner of my kitchen, rocking back and forth, eating green beans, mumbling incohesively about c...

November 11, 2016

Almost 8 years ago I gave birth at home to a very healthy 10lb 4oz baby boy who got his shoulders stuck on the way out. Needless to say his broad shoulders and barrel chest wreaked some havoc in my pelvis during his big entrance into this world and I have dealt with chronic low back pain ever since. He was totally worth it of course. Wouldn’t trade him for the...

November 4, 2016

Ok. I know, I know. Halloween is over now but as I lay in bed last night waiting for sleep to come, thinking about what to write this is the title that came to me so I’m gonna roll with it. As least we’re still in the same calendar week so cut me some slack, ok? I’m giving you two different lists today. One list of nutrition tricks and another of non-food treat...