Enjoying Postpartum Days of Sloth

Postpartum is a very sensitive time in a woman’s life. It’s not only sensitive for the woman, but the baby and the partner. But for our purposes, let’s just focus on the woman. For centuries women have been underestimated and for that we’ve come a long way. Sure, we know that. Feminism woo! Equal rights … Continue reading Enjoying Postpartum Days of Sloth

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Book Review: Ani Phyo’s 15-day fat blast

Years ago, before the raw food movement and veganism became what it is now, I was introduced to Ani Phyo, raw food author, chef, whole food and sustainable-agriculture advocate. Ani was doing the damn thing before all the fake ass vegans like Rawvana, Fully Raw Kristina, or Raw Alignment popularized veganism to make themselves rich. … Continue reading Book Review: Ani Phyo’s 15-day fat blast

Honest Portrayal of a postpartum loss experience

I’ve been avoiding writing about the loss of my child like the plague, but as time goes by, I find that it’s one of the only ways to keep her alive. I’ll be honest and say that I don’t even know how to tell this story. So much has happened within the past 4.5 months. … Continue reading Honest Portrayal of a postpartum loss experience

Re-growing food from scraps

I am obsessed with gardening. If you would have told me this was going to happen a year ago, I would have thought you were crazy, but now I'm a freaking gardener and loving every minute. My hands are always dirty, I find my heart skipping a beat every time I see a Home Depot or nursery, and … Continue reading Re-growing food from scraps

On Not having kids before you’re 30

why it's good to wait to have kids until you are in your thirties

Focusing on what you want rather than what you don’t

It's official. I am returning to Los Angeles in two weeks and I am determined to see this experience positively and focus on what I want rather than what I don't. I came to Phoenix last May with a head full of Louise Hay and Gabby Bernstein. I had affirmations programmed on my cell phone … Continue reading Focusing on what you want rather than what you don’t

A Course in Miracles Lesson 10

Today's lesson in the Course in Miracles was "My thoughts do not mean anything." This was a hard one to wrap my head around but so far it's been the lesson I value the most. It immediately took me out of a negative head space. I have been debating moving back to California to help … Continue reading A Course in Miracles Lesson 10