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How to Slay an AM Workout Routine

The alarm clock sounds, what time is it? 5:00 AM?! I hear you, staying cozy in bed (especially when it’s winter) sounds way more appealing than a workout. I know it’s not always easy, but I promise you will never regret a morning workout. Just […]

Grainless Cauliflower NOatmeal

Who doesn’t love a warm, cozy bowl of hot cereal? Oatmeal has been my go to breakfast for so long, however a few years ago I was experiencing intense GI distress – alllll the time, it was horrible. I ended up seeing a specialist, who […]

Vegan Whole 30, my experience thus far

I’m not one for “diets” or trendy ways of eating by any means, however I am always exploring different ways of playing with my food to discover what works best for me, and what styles of eating don’t serve me. I like to consider myself […]

Don’t get a holi-daze

The holidays. Love em or hate em, they are here to stay and they will be here before we know it (seriously, how is Thanksgiving two days away?!). While the holiday season is deemed the holly-est, jolliest, happiest time of the year by many it’s […]

Self-Comparison, a window for opportunity

Comparison is the thief of joy. – Theodore Roosevelt I’m sure you’ve heard this quote before. It’s one I think about and come back to often. We all know comparing ourselves to others is counterproductive, it takes us off our track and our game leaving […]

Thinking about going vegan? Simple tips you can use today.

So you watched “What The Health” and it’s got you feeling all the feels. Or maybe you haven’t watched it yet (you might as well though, it’s on Netflix) but you’ve considered going vegan. Since the documentary “What The Health” has been on Netflix I’ve […]

Self-Care Sunday: 10 things you can do today

Happy Sunday everyone! Today I want to introduce the topic of self-care, which I’ll continue to post about in the future. As an Occupational Therapist, I take self-care very seriously. We consider self-care as an Activity of Daily Living (ADL). ADL’s are things we do […]

Cross-Training to Beet Injury

Cross-Training to Beet Injury

Although running is an excellent form of exercise and a go-to stress buster for me, it’s important to also realize the importance of cross-training. Cross-training is a key component in any exercise routine, especially when training for an endurance event such as a marathon or […]