IBS Stinks: The Right Meals and Probiotics Can Help #VSL3Recipes

Irritable Bowel Syndrome. IBS. It runs in my family, and it often leaves us feeling kind of poopy. Sorry. Couldn’t help it… Honestly, I’m not sure that I actually have full-blown IBS. I don’t have a real diagnosis (it’s often diagnosed between the ages of 30 and 50, but symptoms can start in childhood) but… [read more]

Winter Wellness Tips (because it won’t be long!)

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Don’t get me wrong. I love fall and the things that come with it, like the Pinterest pumpkin-palooza, big nubby sweaters and less humidity to whack out my hair. But fall also brings with it one awful feeling that I can’t seem to escape, and that’s the impending doom of winter. At this point, I… [read more]

So, about those fitness goals…

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It’s been a while since I gave you all an update on my fitness goals, so here goes. That old story about breastfeeding leading┬áto weight loss? Farce, I tell you. Total farce. Or at the very least, a phenomenon that only happens to some moms. In my case, I don’t lose a pound. I’ve been… [read more]

Got leaks? Get SAM. (Free gift from @Poise!)

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Many thanks to SAM Poise Microliners for sponsoring this story and for keeping women everywhere confident! You were probably told a lot of things about childbirth. But were you ever told that you just might experience LBL (Light Bladder Leakage) long after your pregnancy is over? Yup…coughing, laughing, sneezing…they can all trigger it, but nobody… [read more]

The Color Run: 9 Tips for Running the Happiest 5K on the Planet

The Color Run: 9 Tips for Running the Happiest 5K on the Planet!

This post about The Color Run and discounted tickets was brought to you by the folks at The Color Run who sponsored my participation in The Happiest 5K on the Planet! Last Saturday, I participated in The Color Run! As I suspected, there was a lot of WOOOOOO! going on. I’ve never seen so many… [read more]