If you came from our announcement post, then you will have seen that Mike and I are pregnant with our first babe. I wanted to document the experience for myself and also because I love reading pregnancy and birth stories so I thought someone else might, too. In this post I’m going to share all the details about my first trimester in this first trimester recap. It was surprisingly smooth, and I was fortunate to have had a lot of support during the tougher weeks. First Trimester … [Read more...] about First Trimester Recap – Weeks 1-13 [My Pregnancy Series]
I can't believe it has been SO LONG since I’ve actually posted on my site. In case you have followed along for a while, you’ll see a rebrand has taken place. With this rebrand I want to talk more about what I do in my life to find balance. That means the tone of many of my new posts will be more personal in nature. Which is even more important these days because I am pregnant! If you're following along on social media, you may already know this (I've been talking about it for just over a … [Read more...] about I’m Pregnant! [My Pregnancy Series]
It's not news that stress can have widespread, unexpected effects on your body. It's been linked to illness and increased inflammation, it can negatively affect gut health, and YUP - you guessed it - it can affect your hormones. Ladies, this may not matter to you right now if you're enjoying the child-free life... but if and when you decide you want to start a family, it can be a little bit of a problem. Many women don't run into this problem until they start trying to have kids and it's not … [Read more...] about 5 Tips to Improve Fertility while Stressed
Have you been feeling burnt out lately? Stressed? Overwhelmed? How about exhausted? Feeling burnt out is incredibly common Feeling burnt out has become all too common, especially among young adults. If you google "millennial burnout" you get so many hits you don't even know where to start! There are a few different reasons why it is believed that millennial are the "burnout generation", but not everyone believes that it's true. Many older adults believe that millennials are too sensitive, or … [Read more...] about Feeling Burnt Out? How millennials became the burnout generation.
What the heck is seed cycling? If you’ve studied nutrition or if you’re passionate about women’s health, you’ve probably heard about the concept of seed cycling for balancing women’s hormones. Balancing our hormones is key to optimal health Women are often told that symptoms of hormonal imbalance are relatively normal. PMS symptoms are normal, moodiness is normal (hey - we’re just ‘emotional’, right?), weight gain isn’t a result of imbalanced hormones, but a “poor diet”... I’m here to assure … [Read more...] about Balance your Hormones with Seed Cycling
In case you missed my most recent Facebook LIVE video, I've uploaded it to Youtube for you right here! I've also decided to write a post to go right along with it. Today I'm talking about why “GO WITH THE FLOW” has become my new mantra. Because really, there's something so powerful about words and affirmations. What does "go with the flow" mean? Consciously choosing to live a healthy life can get tough sometimes, but it's a commitment to ourselves that we are worth it. I believe … [Read more...] about Learn to “Go With The Flow” to reduce stress!