Grief…A Personal Journey

Grief will hit you like a ton of bricks, knock the wind out of you, push you into a dark place in a split second.  The crippling feeling of grief that washes over you when you get the news of a loved one passing is impossible to prepare for and absolutely devastating.  In the blink of an eye;… Continue reading Grief…A Personal Journey


Sitting with Discomfort & Pain

First, a clip from Louis C.K. on Being Alone with Emotions. (Put your headphones on if you have children in the room!). Prepare to laugh hysterically!   The great lengths that we go to avoid discomfort and anticipated “negative” (no emotions are negative. I’ll get to this) emotions is truly outstanding.  We have created a… Continue reading Sitting with Discomfort & Pain

Health Facts

My Experiment with Coffee

I went to college for a total of 7 years and learned about the value of science and statistics, but there is something about experiencing for yourself that holds so much more power.  I like to make a hypothesis and test it on myself. I do this from time to time to spice up my… Continue reading My Experiment with Coffee

Health Facts · nutrition

Protein Powder Power!

Protein is a critical part of your diet. It’s critical for building neurotransmitters, for healthy cellular function and to regulate your body’s tissues and organs. Protein is the cornerstone in which neurotransmitters and hormones are built. Protein powders help naturally support: -hormone metabolism -healthy metabolism -lean muscle -cellular health -muscle repair -suppress appetite naturally -aids in… Continue reading Protein Powder Power!

Health Facts · Inspiration

I’m NOT Perfect…I’m Just ME.

  Hi Friends. It’s time to get real for a moment. I often post about my progress and successes, but today I want to get vulnerable in the midst of feeling like a hot mess. I made the conscious decision to stop drinking 3 months ago. I felt great during that time.  I decided to have… Continue reading I’m NOT Perfect…I’m Just ME.

Health Facts

Can’t Lose Weight? Check Your Thyroid!

Your thyroid is a butterfly-shaped gland in your neck that is responsible for nearly all of your metabolic processes, including brain function/cognition, female hormone balance, fertility, GI function, body temperature, cardiovascular function, and lipid/cholesterol metabolism. Thyroid hormones regulate other hormones including insulin, cortisol, estrogen, progesterone, and testosterone.  You can see why this little gland is so… Continue reading Can’t Lose Weight? Check Your Thyroid!

Health Facts · Inspiration

The Final Straw to Change

What is the final straw for change for YOU? I know for me, it’s feeling like crap. Aka: fatigue, brain fog, digestive issues, skin breakouts, moodiness, irritability and anxiety…sometimes mild depression too.  When I feel like I’m on a hamster wheel: eating sugar and drinking coffee because I’m exhausted and then having a glass of… Continue reading The Final Straw to Change