Ending the Body Obsession

 I wrote a series of Instagram posts a year ago discussing this idea of body-obsession and the habits I put into place to quit the obsession. These have been so helpful to me, and based on the responses, helpful to many others as well.I wanted to compile them all in one place because I think this is important. Being body-obsessed means you’re constantly wading through a lot of lies and...

Weight & Pregnancy. I’m over it.

Here’s a topic I’ve simultaneously been wanting to ignore (because seriously, I’m so over it) while also wanting to contribute my voice to changing how we think and speak about it. Weight gain in pregnancy. Weight loss post pregnancy. Pre-baby body. All THAT. So I gained around 60 lbs last time around. This is over what most websites will quote as healthy weight gain by at least 20 lbs. I...

The Food Thoughts

It has been just over a month since I wrote my last food related post and started making some changes.  As I mentioned before, I don't tend to love most diets due to their unsustainable nature and focus on deprivation, but I do believe that we North Americans eat far more than we actually need, so a little 'deprivation' is in fact a move in the right direction.  The first week mainly...

My Favorite Apps!

Instead of a "My Favorite Place" this week, I'm going to tell you about some of my favorite apps! I know this is pretty geeky, and is something Colin is more likely to do, but it is because I so very much like these apps that I think they're worth sharing and writing a whole blog about! These apps have each improved my life in some way which is why I think they are worth talking about. Unless I...