How do you take care of your gut? I have been seeing a naturopath for a few years and at the age of almost 42, I am feeling my healthiest ever with one exception: my gut. Bloating and gassiness rule my world – so now it's a focused effort to see what the root cause […]
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!