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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 […]

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 […]

My Food Journey

My Food Journey

The Future of My Health The food I eat is one of the most important choices I make – every day. I do not take it lightly. It effects me deeply. I believe that my entire day, my entire life and the future of my […]

How Do I Transition to a Plant-Based Diet?

How Do I Transition to a Plant-Based Diet?

How Do I Transition to a Plant-Based Diet? This can be a daunting process. I have not always eaten vegan. I was a Midwestern-born meat and potatoes for nearly 30 years! So, I know that the transition can be tough. It can also take awhile! […]

Whole Food, Plant-based Bikini Model Training – Part 3

Whole Food, Plant-based Bikini Model Training – Part 3

I am 27 days away from my first bikini competition and I am doing it naturally and as a vegan. There are so many things I have learned and come to understand now by doing this competition prep. I have truly been enlightened in many […]

Whole Food, Plant-based Bikini Model Training – Part 2

Whole Food, Plant-based Bikini Model Training – Part 2

I am 6 weeks out. I have not signed up for my competition yet. I am nervous. So, I am stalling. I have really been afraid that I am unable. That I just don’t have what it takes. It’s such a silly thing in some […]