Tag: health


How to Create a Habit

Habits can be great.  Want to exercise regularly or drink more water or meditate or any number of good things? Creating a habit can help with any number of healthy behaviors allowing them to become automatic and easy.  The problem is actually creating the habit.  And I have some bad news: it’s not just a … Read More

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An Effective Postpartum Diet

Postpartum Diet There are a lot of conflicting sources of information regarding postpartum diet. What works for one person may not work for someone else. Breastfeeding adds a whole new factor into the mix. While you want to lose the baby weight, you don’t want to lose your milk. There are also still some dietary … Read More

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Why Daily Exercise is So Important

Why Daily Exercise is So Important I have always been one of those people about whom others say, “I don’t know how you do it all.”  I definitely fill my plate. It’s no different now. Between 2 kids, a full time job, 2 graduate math classes, the blog, and teaching dance, I have a lot … Read More

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Postpartum 10 Week Update

Postpartum 10 Week Update So it has now been just about 10 weeks since Hailey girl was born. She is doing really well.  Her hypothyroidism appears to be in control and as of her last appointment last week we are down to monthly endocrinologist appointments instead of every other week.  She is also back on … Read More

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Update on Life With a Newborn 

Update on Life With a Newborn If you read the last post, you know that Hailey was diagnosed with congenital hypothyroidism. Since then, Hailey has had several more appointments and blood draws.  Based on the adjusted dosage, her thyroid hormones went from being too low to too high. Having too much of the hormones can … Read More


When Perfect Isn’t Perfect

On May 12, 2016 my daughter was born. She was perfect. The doctors said she was perfect each time they checked her out. I saw her and all I saw was perfection. Then 5 days later we got a call from her pediatrician.   Her doctor told us that the hospital had contacted him with … Read More