Getting Your Period Back with hypothalamic Amenorrhea

Getting Your Period Back with hypothalamic Amenorrhea

Yep, you read that title right. Today we’re dropping the P bomb, that is, we’re talking about periods.

The glorious part of womanhood we love to hate. But when our reliable monthly guest stops visiting as often, it can cause some concern—and rightly so!

Not getting a period is not normal, sure it may seem convenient at the time, but that doesn’t make it good.

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6 Tips for feeding your 2-3 year old

6 Tips for feeding your 2-3 year old

2 and 3 year olds can be difficult (but man are they cute). One minute they’re smiling and hugging you and telling you how much they love you and the next, they’re screaming at the top of their lungs at the public library because you told them it was time to go (after you warned them 8 times).

So many emotions, so little self-control and a whole lot of developmental milestones make this stage of life interesting to say the least. You’ve got your hands full parenting toddlers, feeding your littles doesn’t need to add to the overwhelm.

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5 tips for creating a positive food culture in your home

5 tips for creating a positive food culture in your home

My husband and I love watching food documentaries, particularly the ones where they travel to other countries and explore different cuisines. We recently watched Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat and it reminded me of the feeling I used to get every time we’d watch Anthony Bordaine’s show.

Call it nostalgia or whatever you want, but I’ve always felt a little sad that I don’t live in a different country or another time with a distinct food culture.

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Shifting your perspective on rest for better health

Shifting your perspective on rest for better health

Nourish your body with food and water, move joyfully and appropriately, manage stress, and rest. These are the four basic tenets of any preventative health regimen or recovery plan.

Yet the majority of health professionals and mainstream media focus on the first two principles and neglects the last two, with the exception of sleep, of course.

But there’s a reason I didn’t name sleep as the fourth tenet of health and opted for “rest” instead.

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A Day in the Life of a Hungry Pregnant lady

A Day in the Life of a Hungry Pregnant lady

I have never done one of these posts, but after asking you guys if you found “what I ate in a day and why” posts helpful, and reading the overwhelming “Yes” responses, I decided to do one: pregnancy edition.

Of course before I go on, here’s my shpeel about these types of posts:

One: what I eat (the foods and amounts) change from day to day based on my hunger, fullness, activity levels, cravings and environment. This day is ONE day only, and as I fully embrace intuitive eating, I have no set meal plan or regimen that I follow every single day.

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Freeing Thoughts on Digestion + 4 No nonsense ways to optimize it

Freeing Thoughts on Digestion + 4 No nonsense ways to optimize it

There's been so much written about digestion lately, I've hesitated to add my voice to the noise, lest I provoke the often angry opinions of the masses, but recently something shifted my perspective on this.

I was speaking with a group of women about digestion and elimination diets, sharing the same simple truths I do with my clients, and several of the women messaged me later to tell me how freeing those nuggets of information were. Honestly, their words caught me off guard. Of all the things we'd discussed that evening, I was surprised it was the two cents about digestion that really helped these women.

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One Thing at a Time

One Thing at a Time

Confession time, I find it incredibly hard to do nothing, to be bored. Even more, I find it difficult to just do one thing at a time. 

I know I'm not the only one. Unless you've been hiding under a rock recently, you've probably noticed the surge of discussion around being present, mindful, and still. Why do we struggle with this so much? 

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3 Reasons to know your Favorite Foods

3 Reasons to know your Favorite Foods

Yesterday I did an Instagram experiment. I asked people what their ten favorite foods/ingredients were. One, because I was just curious and two, because I wanted people to think about this.For so many people today this is a super hard question. Between our culture telling us what we can and can't eat and the mixed messages we receive about some of our favorite foods, a lot of us have completely stopped eating for enjoyment.

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