Why everyone should have a dog

I struggled with the title of this post. First I typed, “Why everyone should own a dog”, then realized my dog own’s me more than I own him. That could be his lack of obedience, or my lack of proper training. (did I mention I have a new baby?) Pack leader or not, I have…

International Women’s Day

Happy International Women’s Day! International Women’s Day is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. This day is also a call to action for accelerating gender parity. As a daughter, sister, and new working mom to a baby girl I take pride in being a WOMAN! (hear me roar!)…

Pregnancy Weight Gain

I have officially reached my second trimester! A few things I have noticed already: More Energy Less Cravings General feeling of normalness It definitely feels nice to be onto the next portion of the pregnancy, but I would be lying if I said I didn’t feel a bit guilty/discouraged about the weight I have gained…

Sugar Detox Day 3 & 4 : Exercise is Always a Good Idea

The last few days have been rough. I am sure part of that is the lack of sugar my body has been receiving and the fact that my job has been super hectic! Not to mention the weather has been really crappy. (Where’s the vitamin D at?)

Health-Cation : My Trip to Austin TX

After a 3 night 4 day trip to Austin, TX I am excited to share with you how I turned a vacation into a “health-cation”. Before I left I decided to challenge myself or treat myself to a healthier style vacation. Most times I go on vacation it is all about splurge splurge splurge. I…

Positive Energy Out – Positive Energy In

The positive energy you give out into the world will come back to you. At least that is what I have heard. It seems like a nice idea.. but is it true? Some may say, “Hey I am nice to people and I do good deeds and I still get the short end of the…