how I’m trying to feel more ‘normal’

Week three of coronavirus has me in a slump. I’ve been feeling an uncharacteristic lack of energy and motivation, that I can only blame on latent stress caused by all the uncertainty right now. I’ve been giving myself grace, but I know too much ‘grace’ will only result in excessive time on the couch, surfing social media and snacking.  Continue reading “how I’m trying to feel more ‘normal’”

Have A Healthier Winter

We’re just a few short days away from Christmas, and the magic of the season is all around us. Presents are multiplying under the tree, the drinks are flowing at holiday parties and calories don’t count.

Except that they do, and all our poor food choices during the holiday season catch up to us sooner or later. It’s all fun and games until someone gets fat. January is the saddest of months around these parts; the holiday sparkle has worn off, the snow is dirty and our pants are a little bit tighter. Continue reading “Have A Healthier Winter”

Pregnancy: 2nd Trimester Wrap-Up

Yet again, I’m terribly behind on posting this update, just like last time.  Everyone told me pregnancy would fly by, and they’re certainly right.  I can’t believe how quickly the time has passed, and how few weeks we have left to go (only about six)! Continue reading “Pregnancy: 2nd Trimester Wrap-Up”