Working From Home: Eating to keep up with your Boss and your Toddler

Silence is golden – unless you have a toddler. Then, silence is very very suspicious. If your life, like mine, involves a chatty baby, a toddler whose silence means anything from quietly watching cartoons to carefully painting every single tile in the lounge, a hectic job and little time for anything else, then we need…

Things You Should Know About Postpartum Exercise

There is no bigger wake-up call than the difference between how a woman pictures herself as a mom and the actual reality of the situation. Set aside all of the “I’ll definitely do X, Y, or Z as a parent” claims-especially when it comes to exercise. Postpartum fitness will likely be an entirely different ball game…

How Did you Lose the Baby Weight?

“Let us bust the myth of physical inactivity and obesity. You cannot outrun a bad diet,”  British Journal of Sports Medicine If life FAQs were a thing, this question would be on my list: How did you lose the baby weight? Before I delve into answering the question, I must say something very important: if…

The Secret to Working Out Effectively

“Your body can stand almost anything. It’s your mind that you have to convince.” As I shared in the post titled “How Did you Lose the Baby Weight,” working out to tighten and tone has been a regular part of my routine. I say to “tighten and tone” because I genuinely believe that “you can’t…

A Love Letter To My Body

Within my body are all the sacred places of the world, and the most profound pilgrimage I can ever make is within my own body.      To My Darling Body, I looked at you in the mirror this morning and I realised that tomorrow will be too late for me to tell you how I feel…

Change, Like Healing, Takes Time

“The wound is the place where the Light enters you.” ~ Rumi To pick up from where we left off in “Ding Dong, Some Order a Baby”… It turns out that when you have a baby, they just pack you up and send you home with it after 3 days. *gasp.* Just “off you go….