Motherhood: Year One

I'm a week late in writing this, but he was a week and a half late in getting here, and if I've learned anything in this process, it's that time works differently now. My sweet little boy is one year old! The last year has been the quickest and slowest year of my life. Some… Continue reading Motherhood: Year One


Married Up: Apricot Ginger tempeh/chicken in the Crock Pots

I'm falling in love lately. I'm already head over heals for my son & husband, so this relationship is new. I notice myself excitedly making plans with this new love. Gawking at pictures on-line. Dreaming about all the extra time that I will get to spend--not WITH my new love, but BECAUSE of my new… Continue reading Married Up: Apricot Ginger tempeh/chicken in the Crock Pots


A Promise to My Son.

  According to the calendar, it's still summer, but something always shifts within me after Labor Day weekend. Something shifts in the air too. The light is different in the morning and in the evening. Morning runs require an extra layer. The windows are closed before bed. The neighborhoods are more somber, silent; the schools… Continue reading A Promise to My Son.

Health, Uncategorized

A Day in Eating

Breakfast on the porch. Peaches are in season this time of year, and I can't get enough of them. A couple days a week, I've been enjoying this Peaches & Cream Smoothie: 1 Banana 1/2 large peach 1ish cups unsweetened vanilla almond milk 1 scoop your favorite protein powder ( I use Vega or Sunwarrior… Continue reading A Day in Eating


A Weightloss Story.

*The above pictures were taken when I was 8 months pregnant (I got EVEN bigger) and around 5ish months post partum. My son will be 7 months on Thursday, and I am now 9 pounds lighter than in the picture on the right. I gained 50 pounds during my pregnancy (while working out daily &… Continue reading A Weightloss Story.

Health, Motherhood is a Spiritual Journey

2 Months? 3 Reasons.

So, I'm just a tad late in posting this. A tad.... Because on Tuesday, my little guy will be 12 weeks. I aim to start writing again 3 times a week. I've been putting it off. For several reasons.   1. Time. I've worked over 35 jobs. I quit counting after that. When I was… Continue reading 2 Months? 3 Reasons.

Health, Motherhood is a Spiritual Journey, Yoga

40 Days of Gratitude, 40 Days of Health, & a Lifetime of Surrender

It's Ash Wednesday. You won't see me with any on my forehead. And you may or may not believe in any Christian doctrine or practices. Regardless, I think 40 days is a perfect amount of time to adapt to a new way of living.  I like ritual, when it's practiced with earnest intention. I think… Continue reading 40 Days of Gratitude, 40 Days of Health, & a Lifetime of Surrender