Letting Go of the Numbers Game

I had just devoured my third piece of greasy, cheesy, loaded with every topping, delivery pizza and was about to tear into an unreasonably sized slice of raspberry white chocolate cake. It was my 30th birthday and I was 36 weeks pregnant eating as if I were supplying calories for a litter, not just one…

Meal Prep Saved My Marriage

Ok, the headline is a bit dramatic.. My marriage wasn’t crumbling until I decided to make meal prep a priority, but we were wasting money and isn’t that pretty much the same thing? Picture yourself at the grocery store. You’re cruising your cart around the produce section grabbing some wonderful, healthy choices for your family….

$h!t Just Got Real…

I was 39 weeks and 6 days pregnant with my first daughter and my contractions were picking up. After a few hours of increasing intensity and decreasing intervals Chad and I had the “Oh shit, it’s time!” moment. I went from giant, uncomfortable misery of “get this baby out of me now!!” to “Oh my…

They’ll be fine…

I was 6 weeks postpartum with #2 and desperate to start some sort of fitness program now that I was finally medically cleared to do so! Then the reality of finding time to work out with 2 under 2 and zero schedule consistency hit. How in the world could I possibly add another thing to…

Back Off, Mama Bear

I’m not sure exactly when it happened -sometime in the 2 hours of pushing- between being pregnant and holding our sweet girl, I became an immediate authority on all things baby. Expert even. That is to say if you’re talking about me vs. my husband. If you follow my blog you already know that before…

Every Party Needs a Pooper

Getting together with family and friends is essential and wonderful– that being said, when you’re in the beginning stages of a new clean eating lifestyle gatherings can be challenging. You basically feel like you have two choices: a.) eat nothing, literally nothing. Everything is either a carb or some sort of high fat dairy product…