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Wellness Wednesday – Why I’m Glad I Didn’t Buy the First White Dress

Wellness Wednesday – Why I’m Glad I Didn’t Buy the First White Dress

Welcome back to Wellness Wednesday! I was inspired to write about this particular topic after listening to a podcast by The Healthy Maven with Robyn Nohling as a guest. They chatted about many topics but one was engagement and avoiding manipulating your body to fit into a particular size or shape. I was reflecting on my own experience of engagement, and here are my thoughts and encouragements: After engagement, it seems like a million things happen and need to start…

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Wellness Lately- 3rd Trimester Pregnancy

Wellness Lately- 3rd Trimester Pregnancy

Today for Wellness Wednesday I’m doing something a little different. I’ll still be giving  applicable-to-all wellness advice but I’m doing it in the context of my current situation: pregnancy. Every pregnancy is different. For me, during second trimester (or more specifically, 12-27 weeks) I felt on top of the world. I was able to continue exercising consistently, do all the errands, cook, keep up my social calendar and function almost as my non-pregnant self (minus running, because- OUCH).   Then…

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Wellness Wednesday – Ditching Diet Rules for Intuitive Eating

Wellness Wednesday – Ditching Diet Rules for Intuitive Eating

Today I’m reflecting on some diet-borne thoughts that I catch myself in sometimes. Even after practicing intuitive eating for a couple of years now, those thoughts still persist. That is how pervasive diet culture is/was! Read on to hear me pick apart some of those thoughts that still run through my brain and how I combat them with intuitive eating. Ditching the Diet – Intuitive Eating in Practice 1.I already ate one of ___ today so I shouldn’t have another…

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What We’re Eating This Week – Meal Plan Week of May 15

What We’re Eating This Week – Meal Plan Week of May 15

What We’re Eating This Week Need some ideas for breakfasts, lunches or dinners? I’m sharing recipes, ideas and a grocery list for a week of meals. Mix n match to your heart’s desire! I’m adjusting amounts to be adequate for two people. Breakfast: Baked Oatmeal with Bananas and Strawberries– serves 4-5 if this is all you’re eating for breakfast. Double the recipe if you need breakfast for two adults for a week. Or keep it as-is and add some scrambled,…

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