How I Structure My Week & Plan My Meals

How is it possible that we are already 24 days into 2019?!? In my mind I still feel like it should be August. Time has accelerated so much for me in the last year and I’m trying really hard to be present in the moment and live deliberately so that I don’t let life pass rightContinue reading “How I Structure My Week & Plan My Meals”

How I Finally Found an Exercise Routine that I Can Stick With

Let me preface this post by saying — I am not a fitness guru, coach or gym junkie. My primary health focus and passion is on diet, so for me exercise is just a necessary part of the total health package that must be done. Overall health actually consists of 80% diet to 20% physical activity, soContinue reading “How I Finally Found an Exercise Routine that I Can Stick With”

Dispelling the Dairy Myth–Why It’s Bad for You, and How to Get Calcium without It

This is something I wanted to talk about a little more in depth. A myth has been perpetuated for decades that we not only need dairy due to its high levels of calcium, but that children and the elderly need large quantities of it to build strong bones and prevent osteoporosis. Science is a funny thing, becauseContinue reading “Dispelling the Dairy Myth–Why It’s Bad for You, and How to Get Calcium without It”

How Yoga is Helping Me Find Tension in My Body and Rehab My Sleep

Immediately after Christmas, I went into reset mode. Between New Year’s Eve 2017 and New Year’s Eve 2018, I lost a total of 13 pounds (If you’re curious how I gained those pounds in the first place, see last year’s post “My Healthy Body Update and a Warning About Depo Provera”). Throughout the Christmas seasonContinue reading “How Yoga is Helping Me Find Tension in My Body and Rehab My Sleep”

Preparing for Spring Gardening

Dear Friends, I can’t even believe I’m saying this when we’re barely into wintertime, but I’ve begun planning my Spring garden! We’re just a couple of months away from starting those earliest Spring vegetables, and I have a whole new plan for the garden this year. It will be my third Spring and Summer inContinue reading “Preparing for Spring Gardening”