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Resiliency: Building a healthier life.

Presenting to the members of the Eye Bank Association of America for their 2020 Virtual Conference was a great honor! What an amazing...

Avoid the Decay

Some days my kids stare at screens for hours on end and I eat a half a piece of cheese and a bowl of ice cream for lunch. Other days I...

Change Our Thoughts

This little guy has started the majority of his questions over the past few weeks like this "Mom, when the virus is over can we.....?"...

Virtual Help

4 down 7 to go. Talking all of the things: life, stress, health, COVID, silver linings, isolation, slowing down, wanting more, needing...

Remember to Clean Your Mind

Remember to clean your hands and your mind. This time is both about understanding and leaning into warnings, precautions, and anxieties...

Paris in the Spring

Excited to speak to practitioners at the European Congress on Obesity and Eating Disorders on what they can do to improve patient outcomes!

Being selfish isn't always a bad thing.

From finding your healthy tribe to taking a chance on yourself, check out the SparkPeople article for some of my thoughts on how to set...

Health encompasses physical and mental.

Education about all aspects of health should start young and never cease. Education leads to empowerment and ability to feel in control...

Resiliency and Perspective

Jack and Eleanor started bickering about who got to follow directly behind Wes and I and who had to be at the end of the Fairbanks’ bike...

Exhaustion

I recently realized I wasn't taking good care of myself because I was exhausted. I was exhausted not in a "Look at me and all that I do...

Caring for the person behind the mom

On this Mother’s day weekend my husband took my three kids and left. It’s been an amazing 24 hours. I watched two movies completely...

Water Bottle Check

I asked my daughter, out of the three water bottles I found in her bed, which one she would like to keep in her room. She responded...

Tired Soul

Sometimes feeling tired isn't about how much or how little sleep you are getting. Sometimes it's about being stretched too thin, not...

Obesity Medicine Association

I was honored to spend an amazing hour spent with 500 medical providers at the Obesity Medicine Association conference discussing what...

Who are you listening to?

We often have multiple voices guiding us. Often times we choose to listen to the negative ones. What we hear over and over becomes our...

Mental Health Awareness Day

October 10th is Mental Health Awareness Day. As with a lot of awareness days I often wonder how people mark the occasion, but my...

Waiting on the change fairy.

"I really want to be able to schedule my time better." "I really want to be able to meal plan and prep on the weekends so that week...

Flies on Shit

In discussions of motherhood, I'm often asked if I ever feel like a mamma duck with ducklings tagging closely behind. What a sweet and...

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