Why Winter Is Already Giving Me Anxiety

*Sponsored Content by Robitussin It’s 4 pm. Connor just woke up from a nap. The sun is already setting and it’s snowing outside.  “What do you guys want to do?” I ask because I have no idea what we are supposed to do. “Read or watch TV?” I immediately regret these options. Tommy will fall […]

TMI: How long did it take to get your period back after nursing?

This is a blog post my dad and Nick’s coworkers can skip over. I’m gonna talk about fertility, menstrual cycles, intermittent fasting and nursing. Fun stuff that guys really wanna know about. On to the over sharing… I nursed Tommy for 18 months. I got my period two weeks after I stopped. I was not […]

Why You Should Always Buy Organic Dairy

Is organic really better for you? That is a question many people wonder when they compare prices at the grocery store. Contradicting what you may think, some experts in the nutrition field will say no, while others say yes. It’s confusing who to believe. In theory most of us want our families to eat the […]

Protein Packed Greek Pasta Salad

I love September. It’s one of my favorite months because the weather is gorgeous, healthy habits are always renewed and my social calendar is packed with ladies nights and school picnics. This is a simple recipe that I love making for fall get togethers. It’s perfect for a tailgate or school cook out. This recipe […]

Intermittent Fasting And Breastfeeding: Is it a good idea for postpartum weight loss?

I used intermittent fasting to lose the last 5-10 lbs of my baby weight six months postpartum. After both pregnancies, I was unable to lose the weight using breastfeeding and had to use exercise and diet to get back to feeling good about myself again. I get a lot of questions, YES I REALLY DO, […]

How I Lost The Baby Weight Again

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I’ve been meaning to share how I lost the baby weight after having my second son for the past couple of months. It took me 9-10 months both times to get back to my pre-pregnancy weight and feel like I sorta look the same. Don’t worry, the extra belly skin is easy to hide in […]

Eating For Your DNA

You’ve heard of Veganism, Paleo, Keto, Intermittent Fasting but what is the best diet for you based on your DNA? Turns out, if you’ve taken a genetic test from 23andMe or Ancestry.com, you can find out pretty quick. Sort of. Recently, DNA Diet Plan reached out to me to test their services. The DNA Diet […]

What’s For Dinner? Meal Prep + Meal Planning for my FWTFL round

When I used to diet for photoshoots in my 20’s, I would always reward myself with a treat at the end. Slowly, the weight that I lost would creep back on until the next shoot. I was so self conscious if I wasn’t in my top shape but it was hard to maintain because I […]

Why Farm Raised Seafood Is Good For You + The Environment | LoveTheWild

I love seafood. It’s definitely my protein of choice for taste and nutrition. Eating fish during pregnancy benefits children’s brain development as well as increases your chances of carrying your baby to term. A study at Harvard even found that eating 2 servings per week of omega-3 rich fish lowered risk of dying from coronary […]

My Story: Eating Disorder Awareness Week 2019

I don’t talk about eating disorders often on my blog but I do talk about disordered eating. This week is National Eating Disorder Awareness week and I’ve been seeing a lot of posts from my friends and felt compelled to share my own story. The theme for this year is “Come as you are.”  Come […]