New Year, New Resolve: How to be Successful in Making Changes

Today is January 28th, how well have you stuck to your New Year's resolutions? If you are like many people, you have begun to falter or have given up completely by now. If you are still going strong, I commend you! Each year many people decide to create resolutions to make changes in their lives, … Continue reading New Year, New Resolve: How to be Successful in Making Changes

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My October Goals

How is it October already? My, how this year has passed so quickly! I recently had my yearly evaluation at work, where I had to choose two new goals for the year ahead. I decided to carry this forward to my life at home, but to choose new goals on a monthly basis. This month … Continue reading My October Goals

Embracing my Inner Jedi: Stepping Outside of my Comfort Zone

Earlier I was listening to the TED Talk Radio Hour on NPR podcast about being in your comfort zone. It was all about and how people often get in the habit of staying at their status quo, have issues with moving past their norm, and getting out of their comfort zone. This podcast struck a … Continue reading Embracing my Inner Jedi: Stepping Outside of my Comfort Zone

10 Tips for Increasing Your Breastmilk Supply That Worked for Me

I didn't know what to expect when I first tried breastfeeding. While in the hospital with my firstborn, my milk took a long time to come in and the lactation consultant advised me to start pumping. Even though she was getting colostrum from pumping and nursing, I was worried that Abby wasn't getting enough to … Continue reading 10 Tips for Increasing Your Breastmilk Supply That Worked for Me

Give me Some Effing Chocolate and Nobody Gets Hurt: my Struggle With Binge Eating

Does it sound like a hostage situation? Because that's what it feels like. I have been trying to stick to a healthy diet and get more movement in during the day. Sounds like it wouldn't be too hard, right? Nope. One of the ways I deal with stress and anxiety is by using food, so … Continue reading Give me Some Effing Chocolate and Nobody Gets Hurt: my Struggle With Binge Eating

30 Day Challenge Results: My Chocolate Addiction

Photo by www.picjumbo.com Day 1: Going into this I know it isn't going to be easy, but I'm excited about starting the challenge and hoping when I am done I will have made some positive changes. Day 2: At work in the afternoon I am jonesing for some chocolate.  It becomes all I can think … Continue reading 30 Day Challenge Results: My Chocolate Addiction

30 Day Diet Challenge

If you remember I posted a while back about wanting to work hard to be a healthy role model for my daughter.  So for the last three weeks or so I have really been complacent about watching what I eat...  Honestly, I have let all self-control go out the window and have eaten anything and … Continue reading 30 Day Diet Challenge