My Daily Supplement Routine (Prenatal Edition)

Don’t get me wrong, I love me some Walmart gummy vitamins. I may or may not have purchased them before purely for snacking purposes (I know this is ill-advisable) but despite their fantastic texture and brilliant flavor, they really don’t do much for a person by way of nutrition. Here’s the main problem: even if … More My Daily Supplement Routine (Prenatal Edition)

Lessons in Intuitive Eating from the First Trimester of Pregnancy

Even though I thought I had reached a place of stability in my relationship with food and my body prior to becoming pregnant and felt ready for the changes to come, I was shocked by just how challenging the first trimester of pregnancy was for me in terms of my body image. I know that … More Lessons in Intuitive Eating from the First Trimester of Pregnancy

4 Types of Exercise That Are More Important Than Cardio

Most fitness blogs tend to have weight-focused undertones. The language that the media uses when talking about exercise emphasize terms like “tone” and “slim” and “body fat percentage” which drives me completely crazy. Of course, there are metabolic benefits to exercise (specifically in terms of blood sugar control) and exercise does have stress-relieving effects when … More 4 Types of Exercise That Are More Important Than Cardio

How to Eat Intuitively by Eating Dessert…Or Not

Growing up, I had a sweet tooth–or at least that’s what I was told. In actuality, I did like to eat sweets, especially chocolate. If you’d asked me, non-chocolate candy was a waste of time because you could alternatively be eating chocolate. I remember doing my best to swap as much of my fruity Halloween … More How to Eat Intuitively by Eating Dessert…Or Not