Add Planks to Your Morning for a 10 Minutes Workout

One thing my readers ask me often is as a busy entrepreneur and mother, "Are there exercises that can be done in a few minutes, that actually make a difference?" Yes, there are! I love planks! Talk about a full body workout, in a few minutes. You ...more

Check the Company You're Keeping When You Have a Health Goal

Each of these people motivates and encourages me and supports me in some way. I owe a huge amount of my success to the people that I have surrounded myself with. And this is something that is not just related to my success as a runner. It ...more

10 Ways to Prepare for Your IVF Cycle

After two fresh IVF cycles and one frozen cycle, I feel like I have a pretty good idea of what it takes to get ready. I thought I'd share my top tips on how to prepare for IVF as smoothly and stress-free as possible. ...more

10 Steps to Eating Better in 2015

There was a lot I learned during my journey to change from being a fat, food-addicted, food-fearing, yo-yo dieter into a healthy-weighted, food-enjoying, former food junkie. And now, I pass these lessons along to you with the hope that these 10 tips ...more

I Don't Want to Lose Weight

It's that time of the year when everyone is abuzz with New Year's resolutions. They include "lose weight," "exercise more," "get healthy," and a million others in between. I'm not against resolutions, but what I do hate to see is an unrealistic ...more

What Vaginal Steam Baths Are Really Like: An OB/GYN Weighs In

You gotta love Gwyneth Paltrow. She's always so ahead of the curve when it comes to things like cooking. And conscious uncoupling. And parenting. And vaginal steam baths. ...more
I find it very counterintuitive to learn that the two herbs that the author mentioned that are ...more

I'm Not an Idiot: Measles Outbreak, Vaccine Debates, and Your Name-Calling

When it comes to the vaccination debate, I don't usually "go there." I feel like we are all trying to inform ourselves make the best decisions for our families in a world full of misinformation brought to us by people more interested in power and money than the health of the general public. ...more

How to Lose the Pregnancy Weight

As a fitness fanatic, one of the hardest aspects of pregnancy for me was the weight gain. Regardless of exercising four to six days a week and eating the healthiest I ever had in my life, I still packed on a hell of a lot more weight than what is considered "normal." ...more

What Vaginal Steam Baths Are Really Like: An OB/GYN Weighs In

You gotta love Gwyneth Paltrow. She's always so ahead of the curve when it comes to things like cooking. And conscious uncoupling. And parenting. And vaginal steam baths. ...more
I find it very counterintuitive to learn that the two herbs that the author mentioned that are ...more

Making it Work

(Tim Gunn Style) First – thank you for making me feel so loved on my last post. Unfortunately my blog has apparently decided to stop emailing me when people comment, so between that and just not being in the habit of checking this space on a regular basis, I actually had no idea people said anything for a long time. I’m sorry…I don’t know how to fix the issue, but I’m working on it ....more

I'm Not an Idiot: Measles Outbreak, Vaccine Debates, and Your Name-Calling

When it comes to the vaccination debate, I don't usually "go there." I feel like we are all trying to inform ourselves make the best decisions for our families in a world full of misinformation brought to us by people more interested in power and money than the health of the general public. ...more

I <3 Vega One

My workout yesterday included twenty minutes of jumping on the bed (this is way harder than it sounds!)… And 35 minutes on the trainer. My bike!...more

FYI Friday – Nutrient Requirements for Active People – Protein

Happy Friday everyone! I’m off in the mountains this weekend trying my hand at snowboarding again. By that I mean falling down a mountain and then drinking wine in the hot tub ....more

What Sweetness Are You Missing in Life?

Amber @ The Holistic FoodieHave you ever noticed that once you have a sugary treat, it leads to another and another? I realized something was “out of place” when I consumed a whole box of oatmeal pies…in 24 hours! ...more

Hello There

Oh look, it's already Friday.Time these days...I was going to write a long and extremely interesting (boring) post about this article I read on NPR about how scientist have extremely different opinions on things such as climate change, GM foods, vaccines, and evolution....more

Blogger of the Week : Sadaf @ Chef in Frame

Besides being an awesome creative outlet, blogging has enabled me to meet people from all over the world. Even though it’s a virtual world where we connect with each other sitting behind the computer screen, I am glad we have that because otherwise I would have never met our blogger of the week, Sadaf @ Chef in Frame who blogs all the way from Pakistan! She blogs about food with a pinch of life....more

How to Lose the Pregnancy Weight

As a fitness fanatic, one of the hardest aspects of pregnancy for me was the weight gain. Regardless of exercising four to six days a week and eating the healthiest I ever had in my life, I still packed on a hell of a lot more weight than what is considered "normal." ...more

Things I’m Loving Friday #70

I am SO happy today is Friday!!! Why? Because the minute this blog post is published, I’m off to the airport for a weekend in Florida with some of my very best friends from college! ...more