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This Was Our Valentine’s Day.

This might look ordinary to some, but on a day when 17 hopeful young lives got mowed down in a school and other dear souls are fighting for their last breaths on a hospital bed, this is EVERYTHING. Yesterday, I’m pretty sure, would not have looked like anything special in the world’s eyes. J called… read more

What I Learned at The Institute for the Psychology of Eating.

Many of you know the passion I have for helping people get healthy. It’s my life mission and one that I plan to expand and pursue more fully over the coming months as I look at going into full-time health coaching and educating. I am always looking for opportunities to do this, so when I… read more

2017: The Year of The Unconditional.

Whew! What a year! 2017 was not for the faint or the uncommitted, that’s for sure. In fact, if I didn’t know better I would think it was one of the most pointless and wasted years of my life. If I didn’t believe in a higher plan, I’d probably just go ahead and call it… read more

To the Lonely at Christmas.

To the lonely at Christmas I see you and I know. I know what it’s like to get together for the first time and have to set the table for one less then you did the year before because cancer came and left you an empty chair I know what it’s like to feel the… read more

Adoption Update: One Year Later.

What a difference a year makes! Last year this time, we were getting ready to host our first child from Colombia and our hopes were high that we could be her “family” and then she came and she spent Christmas with us and we fell in love with her… we baked cookies and painted nails… read more

How to Survive the ApocEclypse: The Adult Guide

This was a week for the history books. First, it was cloudy and it rained every single day this week, which is highly unusual for us here in the desert, and second, I was trapped in my house with a toddler and a cantankerous 8 year old. Then when it finally cleared for 2 seconds… read more

The Day My Daugher Skipped Out on the Fun to Go to a Funeral.

“Mom, it’s the funeral tomorrow. I want to go.” She said, as she handed me and her dad a piece of paper with the number on it to call Elly’s father. It was late and we had just come home from her annual school program which she had already missed gymnastics for, and I mean… read more

21 Days of Raw. (The Results!)

This weekend marked 21 days that I have been completely 100% RAW, caffeine and sugar free and I must say I feel better than ever! I feel lighter and brighter somehow and I totally hate to say it but I think I have more energy than when I was guzzling coffee all day. This wheat… read more

Hippocrates: Week 2

My second week at Hippocrates was quite different from the first in that it was not nearly as busy and full as the first. I felt like I could finally settle in and find a routine that worked for me. I didn’t try to go to all the lectures like I did the first week… read more

This is Our “Yes”

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