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How Does Maternity Leave Work?

There are three main ways to get maternity leave in the United States. However, not all of these are paid. Therefore, while you may be allowed to leave your job for awhile to take care of yourself or a family member, you may not be…

How Do You Know If You’re Having a Miscarriage?

How Do You Know If You’re Having a Miscarriage?

I have only known one woman in my entire life who had a miscarriage. Well, actually, I have only had one woman in my entire life tell me that she had a miscarriage. After I had mine, I actually came to learn that the opposite…

Why I chose a Midwife

Why I chose a Midwife

I didn’t want a doctor, I didn’t want a hospital and I certainly didn’t want drugs. In just a few short hours, I was convinced. Hell no. No way. I was going all natural, baby. All natural.

When I Broke My Foot

When I Broke My Foot

Riding on the sidewalk, I wheeled a bit faster and stood up on my pedals. Without warning, the handlebars quickly sank into the base of the bike. I wobbled uncontrollably back and forth, unable to steer. I could not gain my balance and screamed out of fear that I was going to crash. I was going too fast to just stop, so I stuck my foot out to steady myself against the ground. And then I really screamed.

Vegan Pregnancy at Six Weeks

Vegan Pregnancy at Six Weeks

Written February 7, 2018, 9:59pm. Vegan Pregnancy Week Six It is week 6. We got our first ultrasound yesterday. I was surprised that they wanted to do it that fast. But I wasn’t going to argue. I have already been nauseous with very minor cramping…

How to Stop Nausea from Pregnancy

How to Stop Nausea from Pregnancy

Nausea During Pregnancy Nausea during my pregnancy has been almost debilitating at times. I have left work twice so far and if you know me, you know that it must be really bad if I am leaving work. I have tried so many things to…

Easy Tempeh Marinade

Easy Tempeh Marinade

I rave about tempeh all the time, but that’s because it’s so good! I like it a lot better than tofu because it’s firmer. It’s also a fermented food, so it’s not processed in the same way as tofu. I definitely still eat and love…

Healthy Vegan Hoppin’ John

Healthy Vegan Hoppin’ John

Happy New Year! Let’s set out into this new year on a healthy foot! Below is an excellent way to do that. If you’re looking for a truly healthy spin on an old tradition, here is my vegan take on the Southern New Years Day…

The Best Vegan Products

The Best Vegan Products

I love fresh vegetables, fresh fruits and fresh grains! But sometimes, it is easiest and fastest to use a few pre-made products. I have no shame about using frozen veggies or canned beans. Of course, fresh is better. But we are often busy! And cutting…

Work with Me: Plant-powered Nutritionist & Fitness Mentor

Work with Me: Plant-powered Nutritionist & Fitness Mentor

This isn’t going to happen overnight. We want a real and permanent change, right? So, we’ll have to learn how to make it permanent. The way to do that is by consistent effort over a significant period of time. Where energy flows, energy goes! In…