Putting Health Screenings Back On My To-Do List

Today’s task: write about women’s wellness. After years of researching and writing¬†about all aspects of health and wellness at my day job, this should be no problem, right? Sure, I can give you facts and numbers, statistics and health screening recommendations, but is that what you really want? I’m guessing you get enough of that… [read more]

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¬†to 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]