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?

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!

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?

Fresh Green Bean and Tomato Caprese Salad

Still have some wonderfully fresh green beans and tomatoes in your garden?
I might secretly still be holding on to the last few moments of summer. While fall always seems to bring  a breath of fresh air — literally, I love the crisp taste of summer. 

Eczema, Asthma & Allergies–Lets talk about inflammation.

After waking up this morning congested, head stuffy, and my eyes wanting to stay shut for days, it only made sense to talk about inflammation. I laid in bed with the familiar sinus pressure I had not felt in some time. For those of you, like myself that suffer from allergies, you likely know exactlyContinue reading “Eczema, Asthma & Allergies–Lets talk about inflammation.”