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”

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.”

Mom, Your body is Magic.

You go girl. You are a force to be reckoned with. A model for all moms. You are amazing and you truly should be proud of yourself for being so incredibly giving, caring, loving and  just an overall amazing mom! Don’t look around. Yes mom. I am talking about you. YOU ARE AWESOME!

UNFILTERED ~ The un-glamorous truth of one mom, athlete & business owner, finding the path to truly LIVE amongst the chaos.

I was so busy running around trying to care for everyone else, cramming as much as I could into every 5 minute slot that was available. I was out straight until the time I hit my pillow, fully exhausted, yet mind still racing about the list in my head of things that I needed to do tomorrow! I mean for real girl, get it together you life is passing you buy!

IT’S TWO O’CLOCK SOMEWHERE

Do you need more energy…
Just to get through the day?
To get through a workout
To balance your events of the night before?
Is your nutrition ZAPPING your energy stores?

Eating Organic On A Budget

Eating Organic on a Budget
“Organic” is more then just a word that means foods cost more in the grocery store, but is the expense worth it? The truth behind organic foods and time saving ideas to purchase them on a budget.