Postpartum Anxiety: How struggling through self-care, healthy eating and daily exercise SAVED me.

I have never heard this statement quite like I did this day in my mind. Don’t get me wrong, I have heard these instructions many of times, but today, on this drive, it resonated. Why. Why, had I not thought of this to begin with? Why had I not even considered, how my lack of self-care was directly affecting my family. Why had I not identifies that putting myself on the back burner was limiting my ability to be the best wife, the best mom, the best friend, nurse, teacher, etc. How could I not see WHAT I was role modeling as an example for my children about self care?

Drink Away the Cravings

HYDRATION: With the holidays fast approaching it is only appropriate to focus on something that not only can distract you but also has the ability to give you more energy, beautiful skin and fight infection. . Consider, your body is made up of 65% water – this is simply amazing. You’re skin, your blood, your eyes,Continue reading “Drink Away the Cravings”

3 Ingredient Homemade Yogurt

Grass fed, organic yogurts often come with a high price tag — what is the alternative, try making your own. For a total of $7.00 depending on where you shop you can make 10-12 servings fo grass fed, organic yogurt with little effort! Heres how:

Finding Calm – Letting go of “Perfect”

To be perfectly honest, I’m just winging it. Motherhood, life, my hairstyle… pretty much everything!

Get Fit & SAVE

What if instead of throwing in the towel and bagging you goals, packing them up until New Years, you got out of your baggy sweater and the stretchy leggings, believe I’m not fooled I get it, and into outfit you were really meant to wear. 

The REFOCUSED Story — Changing the lens to Functional Health.

➡️  The Refocused story. Over the last 4 years I have had the pleasure of teaching nursing students both within the hospital caring for patients and in the classroom, guiding them to understand the body, its’ mechanics and how to recognize, understand and care for the most critically ill. In the 10 years that I haveContinue reading “The REFOCUSED Story — Changing the lens to Functional Health.”

Carbohydrates. Truth or hype. Is the end for this food group in sight?

Carbohydrates. A tabu word in the health and fitness world today. Sadly the wide spread dislike of carbohydrates does not differentiate and thus ALL carbohydrates are given a bad rap.