Rumi’s birth story

~ Rumi’s Birth Story ~ In honor of Rumi’s first birthday, I’d love to share her birth story <3 On the afternoon of Thursday, March 10, I finished up a big work project and felt a sense of relief that I could start my maternity leave. That evening,...

FAQ: What exactly does quitting sugar mean?

There are some different interpretations of quitting sugar. When I quit sugar myself, I had to get clear what this meant.  Was I going to be paleo, keto, avoid refined sugar only, cut all carbs, cut all fruit? Could I have honey, maple syrup or stevia? Was I...

What’s sugar costing you?

Cinnamon bun – are you worth it?  Imagine … you’re at a holiday celebration and it’s time for dessert. There’s a whole spread of goodies: cookies, cake, pie. The old you would have sampled one of each, negotiating with yourself about how many desserts you’re...

But quitting sugar sounds scary!

It’s scary to think about life without sugar. I’ve been there! Will your friends think that you’re a stick-in-the-mud? Will you be sitting in the corner with your salad at holiday parties, feeling sad and alone? Will you really not eat cake at office...

When quitting sugar, protein for breakfast is your friend!

When quitting sugar, protein for breakfast is your friend! I’ve done a lot of trial and error through my years as a health coach. And this fall, when my family moved to India we lived at the Grand Hyatt in Mumbai for the first two months and ate at the breakfast...