“Freedom is not the absence of commitments, but the ability to choose - and commit myself to - what is best for me.”
 
Paulo Coelho

My Thoughts

Getting Back to My Pre-Baby Body

A lot of people have asked me what I did to get back in shape so quickly after giving birth, to get back to my pre-baby body, but to be honest, it didn’t feel that quick. In fact, the first…

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3 Important Additions to your Pregnancy Hospital Bag

Hey mommies and mommies-to-be! Last time I talked about my experience at home after giving birth. Today I’m going to give you a few tips on what to take with you to the hospital, and I’ll share my hospital experience….

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At Home after Giving Birth

WOW! It’s been an incredible seven months since I gave birth to Troy. I’ve been so consumed with the unbelievable joy of motherhood that I have barely had time to write anything! I’m only now feeling more “normal.” It was…

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Preparing for Birth

Photo credit Angela Hubbard Photography 7 months pregnant and the nesting has begun! When I was in my “go, go, go” mode, I was buying lunch and dinner out at restaurants constantly. Now I’m in a much slower mode, which means a lot…

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In a Vegan Mom-to-Be’s Purse

For those who know me well, they know that I always carry everything I could possibly need in my purse. Some even call my purse the bomb shelter purse. They joke that if there were an emergency, like an earthquake…

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Finding Great Vegan Food in NY

During my last trip to New York City, I was at my 6th month mark. It was freezing and it seemed like everyone was hibernating…but I was in serious health mode! I think EVERY meal I ate there was healthy…

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It’s (Almost) Game Day!

I am officially two days overdue (May 31st)! I’ve gone to Whole Foods three times to stock up on groceries…each time looks like this! As you can see, I get TONS of coconut water—this is the only kind I recommend,…

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Getting Ready for Birth

Final Stretch! 38 Weeks! I’m so lucky to have had such an easy pregnancy. It’s only been in the last few weeks that I’ve felt a little uncomfortable and had to start doing some pain management. My treatments are 3–4…

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Working while Pregnant

I think I’m in a pretty unique situation. To be able to work as an actor in the voice industry and as a coach with Executive Success Programs is amazing. Both careers are so flexible and perfect for a mama to…

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The 3rd Ultrasound – Guess What Gender?

Seeing the images at our 3rd ultrasound was one of the most memorable moments of my life. My husband was out of town, so my wonderful mom came with me. We were there to find out the baby’s sex! We…

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