Fibromyalgia – What is it? My Story Of Diagnosis

Fibromyalgia is a musculoskeletal disorder that is currently considered one of the most mis-diagnosed diseases in north america. On average it is believed people will be looking for answers and fight improper diagnoses for five years, and for some as long as a decade! Up till a few years ago it was still considered by…

Choose to Soar

What makes your soul feel like it is on fire? What makes you feel like you are soaring high? Think about that, and then go do it as often as you can. We are all meant to feel our hearts beating with joy, to walk in love and to speak in kindness. We are meant…

Some Days Are Just Bad

I don’t complain often, but I just gotta say, my body hurts really badly. It’s been so long, but I still have a hard time imagining that you can go from strong and healthy to being in constant pain. How you can go from vibrant and someone who runs and plays with kids, to someone…

Balanced Health: Benefits of Cacao

December 14th is national Hot chocolate Day, and as I was sipping away on my own cup with my son after we came in from a very chilly, winter-windy walk – I found it quite amazing how the warm chocolate’s sweetness really did seem to just get the happy bugs fluttering in the body. There…

Staying Organized As A Sports Mom

Sport moms, no matter what sport it is, we can all relate to one another. One of the biggest things we share as sport moms is the time constraints and finding balance. Often times we have games out of town, we have early mornings or late nights. We are constantly doing ‘team’ laundry, we have additional…

Health: Some Benefits of Wine

We all know studies come out every day that says XXXX is great for us and then the next day another one comes out again saying XXXXX will kill you. Well, wine has been one of those items that continues to find various studies proving and disproving itself. The truth is, both sides of the…

Balance in Motherhood: An Unnatural Mom

I made a confession to my spouse the other day. I am not a natural mom. I may have given birth to three very healthy, rambunctious, strong and smart kids. But this did not make me a mom. I did not become a mom the first times I felt a baby move or the day…