Welcome to Episode 007 of the Great Maternity Leave Podcast. Today I share the diet, activity and most importantly, mindset for weight loss success. I hope you take time to listen to this Great Maternity Leave podcast episode, and you can certainly subscribe through I-Tunes (I have some awesome topics coming out which are 100%… Continue reading The Great Maternity Leave Podcast – How I Lost 50lb After Baby 3.
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Today I thought I'd write a quick little update on my Mom with Ankylosing Spondylitis journey! Because in a few weeks, I'll be a Mom with Ankylosing Spondylitis starting Biologics and I'll share how that journey goes. I'll link to my previous articles here, but I was diagnosed with AS six months ago, though I've… Continue reading I am taking Biologics for Ankylosing Spondylitis
Currently I’m working through a hard season. I'm in a disease flare-up (severe exhaustion and pain) and a depressive episode. The two intermingle and make it a very difficult time mentally, emotionally and physically. The gravitational pull is hard to overcome and this is where self-care checklists feel almost impossible to accomplish. You're just in… Continue reading Returning to Work from Maternity Leave and Depression at One Year Post Partum.
I typically get asked, what Bra should I buy for breast reduction surgery? What bras did you buy for breast reduction surgery recovery? I've had quite a few messages on instagram also asking for an update on how recovery from my breast reduction surgery has gone in July - so here's my first post, on… Continue reading What Bra Should I buy for Breast Reduction Surgery? Recommended Post Surgical Bras.
Hi everyone, I am sharing the Vlogs that I record on Youtube here on my blog, a well. This Video covers a few things that have been on my mind lately. -Understanding WHY AS came to me (beyond genes) -Why cultivating flow state is *very* helpful if you have ankylosing spondylitis -Uncovering your own personal… Continue reading My Ankylosing Spondylitis Video Diary – Understanding Our Own Stories About Pain, and Why Cultivating Flow State is Important for People with AS
Trail running is amazing because it puts us into flow state, from which our greatest insights and ideas come. I love to coach in nature (I guess you could say I do "nature coaching" or "nature life coaching") and for me, trail runs are like a ridiculous download from the deepest recesses of my mind.… Continue reading Advice for Trail Runners. The Diary of a New Trail Runner and Life Coach.
One of the podcasts I have been listening to as I begin my journey of understanding and addressing my Ankylosing Spondylitis disease and symptoms (I am in a bad flare at present) is the AS Natural Health Podcast with Michael Eisner which has been a wonderful resource. There are 22 episodes available. When I… Continue reading My Favourite Resources for Ankylosing Spondylitis
Today I wanted to share one of the models I use on myself (and clients) to get unstuck, and out of funks. It is a beautifully simple yet profound model. The visual image of a spiral is important, because one of the most important parts of climbing out of a funk, is knowing when you… Continue reading How to Get Yourself out of a Funk or Climb out of a Downward Spiral.
My husband and I are always game for a challenge, and last month when my car was stolen, we saw it as a fun opportunity to try and get by with one car for a month. We enjoy challenges like this. It definitely has been interesting and challenged us in many ways, most notably logistically. … Continue reading What I’ve Learnt from Five Years of Meditating – Moms who Meditate