I Quit my Gym. Here’s Why.

I don’t know if I’ve written about this previously (my mind doesn’t really work anymore) and I really don’t feel like digging through old posts. But a few months ago, I signed up for Orangetheory Fitness. My mind, body, and type 1 diabetes (t1d) needed some exercise, and I liked the idea of group fitness.Continue reading “I Quit my Gym. Here’s Why.”

Mental Health Check

Hey, guys. I haven’t been feeling the best lately. My anxiety has come back to an disruptive level. It’s been close to a year since I’ve felt this way and I don’t like it. The past week has been shitty. The youngest came down with a stomach bug while also getting 9,000 of his teethContinue reading “Mental Health Check”

The Reason I’ve Pledged to Ditch Alcohol

With all that is going on in my life and feeling like I’m running ragged all the time, I decided to become more accountable about what I put in my body. My whole life I’ve been conscious of food and enjoy exercising, but I have really struggled since having my second baby. Lack of timeContinue reading “The Reason I’ve Pledged to Ditch Alcohol”

To the anxious mom, you are not invisible

*This article originally appeared on Her View From Home. I’ve seen you. I’ve seen you desperately cling to your baby while leaving him with a sitter for the first time. I’ve seen the glare on your face from your cell phone while mindlessly scrolling through Facebook, desperate for sleep to come. I’ve seen you fireContinue reading “To the anxious mom, you are not invisible”

When a scheduled birth doesn’t go according to plan

*This is an excerpt from my book, Sugar Free Mom-to-Be, about my pregnancy with type 1 diabetes. It wasn’t until the birth of my second son that I realized how truly spontaneous the birth of a baby is. Do things ever goes as planned? Just like my pregnancies, I had two very different births. BecauseContinue reading “When a scheduled birth doesn’t go according to plan”