October 25, 2017

5 daily regiments you can add to your life to prevent yourself from those seasonal sniffles, coughs, and the dreaded common cold!

October 18, 2017

It was Thursday, September 28, 2017. 12:00am in the morning and I was on my second trial of choosing the right app to track my contractions on my iPad. I even laughed out loud thinking to myself, first world problems. My husband was soundly sleeping and somehow my daug...

October 11, 2017

Some may already be thinking... There are 5 vegan spots in KC!??? Well, technically, no. BUT, there are 5 vegan-friendly spots in Kansas City. To be clear, I'm not talking about the guys who put vegan friendly on their Yelp page, but not one waiter or even manager can...

October 4, 2017

When our bodies are made up over 60% over H20, it's almost crazy to think why we don't prioritize replenishing this major part of our anatomical makeup. Most of you know that when you're not drinking enough water it can cause dehydration, but did you also know it can c...

March 27, 2017

I've been thinking about this blog for over a month, and for the life of me as I lay in bed going over what I would write or as I was driving home being distracted by my thoughts of overwhelming gratitude, it is still hard for me to fathom. I never really know what it...

January 9, 2017

I like to think I'm a cheerful person, quick to laugh and always ready to smile, but we all have experiences. good and bad, that shape the person we see in front us. I feel as though I'm stalling along these words to tell my story. I stall for just a few more seconds o...

December 26, 2016

I was no more than 8 years old, when I heard someone say to me for the first time, "You're fat." I was just a 3rd grader coming home from school, with a bright colored backpack and white socks with ruffles on the end. My pale yellow blouse was untidily tucked into my o...

March 23, 2016

There's an old Zen story, "Good Luck, Bad Luck." A farmer in China had one horse and one son. The son used the horse to plough the field. One day, the horse escaped into the hills and when the farmer's neighbors sympathized with the old man over his bad luck, the farme...

November 19, 2015

The 3rd sugar-free challenge has come to an end and a part of me feels empty. There's a deep feeling of "what now?" Do I go back to eating sugar as I have after the last 2 challenges or do I decide to give it up for good? I have been recently seeing posts about "BALANC...

September 16, 2015


What’s it like halfway through a 30 Day Sugar-Free Challenge? Real easily. Just like it felt on Day 1. If you’re not prepared with meals, it will feel like the world is colliding around you. Those who are prepared are more likely to eat sugar-free than to “cheat.” Ok,...

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