Pre-pregnancy nutrition

Pre-pregnancy nutrition

As women, we have come to think of a pregnancy as 9 months in length. The truth is, the success of our pregnancy begins months before we even start considering a new baby. When a woman becomes pregnant, her body begins working extra hard to compensate for the new life...
Is it time for an annual visit?

Is it time for an annual visit?

Women are busy whether you are a stay at home mom, a working outside of the home mom or an empty nester mom. Each phase and season of life brings a new kind of busy. It’s easy, when you are being pulled in a million directions to forget the yearly physical check...
Osteoporosis Will Change Your Life

Osteoporosis Will Change Your Life

Seriously though…it will. For many women, they don’t even know they have a bone density problem until they end up with a spinal fracture with an unknown cause. Osteoporosis is a disease that all of us need to consider as we age. In our 30’s, our...
Gestational Diabetes

Gestational Diabetes

There’s nothing quite like a sugar-laden, chilled drink you get to down at the Ob-Gyn clinic halfway through your pregnancy…so refreshing or was it disgusting? I think the latter, and you know what I’m talking about if you’ve experienced the...
Habits Are Hard

Habits Are Hard

How often have you tried to start something new? Habits, whether good or bad are hard! Hard to start, hard to quit. They feel big, overwhelming and honestly, sometimes quite pointless, or at least that is the half truth we’ve all whispered to ourselves. I have...
How to be lazy

How to be lazy

It wasn’t long ago, I called a friend to help me out with a project. Like you do when you call a friend, you fully expect them to jump on board and run to your rescue. It wasn’t anything life changing or pressing but still, imagine my quandary when she...