• Mom life

    One of the Postpartum Struggles….

    Can we stop starting conversations with new moms by saying “What’re you doing?” or “What’ve you been doing today?” New moms are SENSITIVE; our hormones are fluctuating, we are emotional, we are sleep deprived, and it feels like we have the weight of the world on our shoulders trying to make sure we’re doing everything right for this tiny human (or humans) that literally depends on us to LIVE. Then there’s the impending return to work fast approaching giving us anxiety: will my baby be okay away from me? Will he take his bottles okay? Will he get enough snuggles? How will I keep everything done when I have work…

  • Health/Wellness

    Women’s health #podcastpick

    From The Balanced Bites Podcast Episode 31 Women’s Wellness Part 1 & Episode 32 Women’s Wellness Part 2. You can listen here. These two episodes were a Q&A with the hosts, below were my key takeaways: Bone broth– use any way you like to get benefits. Drink it alone, cook with it, use it in soups/stews. PoopDo you struggle with irregular bowel movements and want to know what to do? Engage your parasympathetic nervous system before meals: take 3 deep breaths when you sit down for your meal. Breathe in for 4 seconds, hold for 7 seconds, breathe out for 8 seconds. Take deep breaths randomly throughout the day. Get…

  • Health/Wellness

    Cortisol/Thyroid/Interpreting Labs

    I love to listen to & learn from podcasts. We live in a time where there is an endless amount of free information at our fingertips, and I like to take full advantage. I’ll be doing some #podcastpick posts and writing a summary for you all. I’ll include my biggest take aways/action items from the episode as well as a link to where you can listen to the episode for yourself if you wish. For today’s #podcastpick I’m listening to What the Func? Season 1 Episode 30 HORMONES, featuring Dr. Kyrin Dunston, MD which you can find here Biggest topics of the conversation: Cortisol, thyroid dysfunction, and interpreting lab results.…