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How to heal a damaged metabolism…

How to heal a damaged metabolism…

For years, I had fallen into a trap of over-exercising and under eating.  Typical patterns for me included: Being really “good” all day (meaning I ate a low number of calories) and then coming home and feeling the need to eat everything in sight. Running/training […]

What it’s like to parent twins when one has a disability…

What it’s like to parent twins when one has a disability…

This past weekend, Mila started to read.  Now, I know this doesn’t happen overnight and it was due to what she has been working on at school, but she suddenly wanted to do it all the time.  You could see light bulbs turning on for […]

Why and what you should eat 30 minutes after your workout…

Why and what you should eat 30 minutes after your workout…

This blog post may be for you if you: workout and then feel RAVENOUS throughout the entire day feel super sore after intense workouts which then derails you from your next workout wonder why you’re not losing weight despite working out notice that you have […]

What to do the day after Thanksgiving…

What to do the day after Thanksgiving…

Happy Thanksgiving everyone!! I hope your holiday was full of stuffing your faces and food comas.  I love any holiday that revolves around food.  :o)   We spent our Thanksgiving up north- sleeping in, making food, playing in the snow, and reading books.  In short, […]

My birth story…

My birth story…

Yesterday, November 17, was National Prematurity Day.  In honor of all the NICU nurses and doctors who walked us through that very scary time && to show how important it is to still work to research and raise money for preemies, I’d love to share […]

Restrictive Eating and Running

Restrictive Eating and Running

On the day after I ran my 3rd marathon, I came home and made egg whites with vegetables.  Egg whites.  As if running 26.2 miles wasn’t enough to justify egg yolks. Yes, I also had some ice cream and celebratory treats that day, but on […]

How to carve out a consistent workout schedule…

How to carve out a consistent workout schedule…

One of the biggest hurdles around finding and sustaining a healthy lifestyle is turning working out and eating healthy into things you just do, instead of feeling like they are things you “should” be doing. If you’re someone who finds themselves going full-on  with a […]

Why you can’t make a change (yet)…

Why you can’t make a change (yet)…

This lsat year was hard for many many reasons. It started with a chronic running injury that wouldn’t heal.  Running had always been my escape- my addiction- my healthy “drug” and having it taken away was beyond stressful for me.  So, I would eat to […]

Drift is deadly…some real reasons why I gained weight

Drift is deadly…some real reasons why I gained weight

One thing that I’ve learned over this last week is that drift is deadly. Here’s the deal- when I went in for my weekly doctor appointment with my metabolic doctor, I had dropped 10 pounds in one week.  10 pounds. Granted, I was on an […]

Elimination Diet Week One

Elimination Diet Week One

There is nothing I want more right now than a big old glass of white wine. And a cookie.  And, really anything besides a steamed vegetable and my digestive “drink.”  But, I digress. This week has been hard.  Really hard.  Much harder than I expected- […]