Pregnancy

My first pregnancy was very exciting to me. I couldn’t wait to have the baby bump! However, I didn’t know much about nutrition and honestly thought I could eat for two people. I ate whatever I wanted, whenever I wanted. I craved sugar and ate Whitey’s ice cream at least once a week. I didn’t…

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Mom and Daughters

When it comes to the health of my daughters, I am constantly trying to find the right balance between making healthy choices and allowing my girls to be strong and make some of their own choices. As their mom, it is my responsibility to protect them and guide them, but as a working and social…

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Time Management

In our culture, we have that go, go, go mentality. We over schedule appointments, meetings, and errands and we schedule our kids to do a million activities. We go through life sometimes without even making time for our greatest asset, our health.   There are 2 purposes for me writing this blog today. #1. Feeling…

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Gut and Heart Health

A recent Cleveland Clinic research discovered that it might not just be certain fats and cholesterol that does the most harm to your heart, it could be how bacteria in your gut interact with the food! In fact, they believe it is possible to treat or prevent diet-induced heart disease by tweaking your gut bacteria!…

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Healthy Habits

When you think of the word “habit” what comes to mind? Does the word have a negative connotation or a positive one for you? What is a habit really? Well, in simple terms, it’s something you do so often it become easy for you. It’s a behavior that you just keep on repeating. I read…

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Sugar and Gut Health

Americans are addicted to sugar. Last statistic I read said we consume about 150 lbs per person per year! When you really think about it that is a lot of sugar over a lifetime. Sugar is in almost everything we eat these days, even products that you would not think it would be. I grabbed…

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Are we having fun yet

When it comes to fun, what’s the first thing that comes to your mind? Exercising? Eating more vegetables and fruits? Or maybe eliminating some bad habits? Okay before you close this webpage hear me out. I must admit that these are not the first things that come to my mind either for the “fun” category!…

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Interested in Losing Weight

Why watch Creed? I know what you might be thinking. What does that have to do with me losing weight? I would argue a lot. In the movie “Creed”, we are shown two men Adonis Creed and Rocky Balboa. Both men are searching to find meaning in their lives for very different reasons. Adonis Creed…

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