I made a decision about a couple of months ago to run my first 5K on Mother’s Day, and guess what? I DID IT!!! After continuing to increase my endurance and stamina at Orange Theory Fitness over the past few months I felt it was time. I was ready. I was also being compelled by […]
Do you suffer from health anxiety? Before we get into the discussion, let’s define what health anxiety is: Health Anxiety, sometimes called hypochondria is worrying excessively that you are or may become seriously ill. I think I’ve always suffered from mild health anxiety. The minute I experienced an illness or feeling or pain that wasn’t “normal” […]
Postpartum depression (PPD) is the most common complication of child birth and may have devastating consequences for a woman and her family. It is estimated that 10 to 20 percent of women experience postpartum depression following childbirth. PegCityLovely chats with Dr. Samantha Meltzer-Brody, Associate Professor, Associate Chair for Faculty Development and Director of the Perinatal […]
After a workout, the first thing I have is a LeanFit vegan protein shake. However, that also needs to be followed up with a meal, so this tasty dish with tuna, avocado and wholegrain crackerbread from Ryvita is perfect! Describe your go-to post-workout meal!
I thought long and hard about whether or not to post this picture – NOT! This is me. In all of my fabulousness, feeling healthy, eating healthy and lookin Damn good in my 41 years of life – stretch marks and all! Proud of this body, proud of this woman, proud of who she is!
It happened again. Literally, the worst feeling in the world. A panic attack. I could actually feel it as I was leaving the parking lot of my last employee meeting today. The big difference from my initial panic attacks a year or so ago is that I know exactly why this happened today. Funny enough, […]
A couple of weeks ago I shared the importance of taking essential vitamins on a daily basis to maintain my healthy lifestyle. How’s it goin you ask? Well, I’m feeling fabulous, I even took my vitamins with me to Jamaica as I became a new bride! There were no excuses while I was on #vacation! […]
Many of you have been following along with my healthy journey over the past couple of years. I’ve been eating more ‘real” food and working out like a beast! Is that enough? Not always! DID YOU KNOW? Half of Canadians find it difficult to maintain a healthy lifestyle yet 73 per cent wish they were […]
Making some detox water to start the week. 2-3L of water 1 organic lemon – peeled and sliced 1/2 cucumber (regular or English) – cut lengthwise mint leaves ginger (optional) Great for keepin me moisturized from the inside out! Huge thanks to Higher Level Fitness for introducing this to me years ago!
After a workout at Orange Theory Fitness and a protein shake from LeanFit, this is I what I eat! Delicious scrambled eggs with spinach, zucchini, tomato, green onion cooked in coconut oil. Side dishes include fried ripe plantain and 12 grain toast with organic strawberry jam. The only thing I’m missin is avocado because […]