My birthday was last week! 31 years young! I’m not a huge birthday celebration person (for myself, I love celebrating others!) but I always seem to do a lot of reflecting on my birthday. So, I wanted to take a moment and tell you a little more about myself and what over the last 31…

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Mental health issues do not have one look. They do not effect one population, one race, one socio-economic status. Sometimes the person that appears the happiest is the person that is hurting the most. You just never know. That’s important to understand. You just never know. You don’t know someone else’s experience. You don’t know…

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Do you struggle with bloating?  Do you wake up in the morning with more definition than you end the day with? Do you sometimes wake up feeling like you gained 5 pounds overnight? Do you ever have a distended stomach even after a small meal? While bloating is a very common ailment that people experience…

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Are toxins keeping you from losing weight? The missing link that weight-loss programs and diets miss (on purpose!) Have you been working out and eating right but finding that the scale just won’t move? Have you tried every diet out there, lose some weight, and then gain it back once you “eat normally”? Or do…

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Every day your body encounters toxins. On average, you are exposed to more than 700,000 different toxic chemicals on a daily basis. That’s a $h!t ton of toxins! Toxins are chemicals or poisons that have a negative or harmful effect on the body. Most toxins come from the external environment like pollutants, pesticides/herbicides, and other…

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Metabolic flexibility is the ability to respond or adapt to conditional changes in metabolic demand. In common terms, it’s the ability to access or tap into different fuel sources efficiently and effectively. What fuel sources? Glucose and fat (ketones). Most people today run primarily off of glucose, it’s the quickest energy source for our body…

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This past week, I hit the wall. I hit that point of just wanting to escape reality; the overwhelming feeling of restlessness and feeling trapped in this cycle of fear and uncertainty. Usually when I have felt this way in the past, I run. I run away from the situation, often quite literally. There have…

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Happy Earth Day! While Earth Day is celebrated nationally once a year, it truly is something to celebrate and honor every single day. This is the only Earth that we have and we need to take care of it! One benefit from this whole COVID-19 shelter-in-place is that the Earth has been HEALING! Pollution is…

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Have you been inching towards the quarantine 15? Want to know how to not only stop food cravings but even shed some weight during this shelter-in-place? I’ll be honest, the second week of quarantine started to get the best of me. My stress levels were higher, the “newness” of the situation had worn off, and…

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Keep calm and boost your immune system! It seems like it’s hard to go 5 minutes without hearing something about the coronavirus. It’s everywhere on the news, on social media, and in almost every conversation. Right now is a great time to focus on our health because a healthy body is the best defense against…

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