Category: happy

What “Power of She” Means to Me

I have been wanting to publish this post for a long time now, but it’s a topic that can be a little difficult to put into words. Or at least in a way that others will be able to understand and relate to. I’ve learned over time that no matter what we do in this

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How I Got a Brighter Smile with Smile Brilliant

When it comes to dental health, I have been pretty lucky. I am one of the few people I know who never had to have braces, and I have only had one filling in my life. I’m good about brushing my teeth several times a day, and I’ve gotten a little better about flossing more frequently

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[#GettinHutched]: Our Wedding Photos

I have been absolutely dying to share these pictures ever since they landed in my inbox from the lovely and talented Brittyn (Conway) Photography. Brittyn did the most amazing job capturing our day and I couldn’t be more thankful that we have these beautiful photos to look back on that special day for the rest

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Why Expectations Suck

Every day there are expectations of us that we (typically) strive to live up to. There are simple ones that are fairly obvious. For example, it is pretty much expected that you will get out of bed and go to your job, or to class, or whatever is part of your normal routine on a

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Stress Less for Better Health 

I apologize that I have been MIA the past couple of weeks. Lots of stuff has been going on, and this blog post probably reflects that. It may be a little scatterbrained, but that’s pretty much how I’m feeling lately (not necessarily in a bad way), so prepare yourselves. I hope it resonates with you somehow, regardless

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The Ultimate Motivation

For as long as I am a practicing dietitian, there is one question that I don’t know if I will ever find the answer to: what motivates people? Seriously. Of course everyone is unique, so different people are motivated by a variety of different things, while other people seem to be permanently unmotivated. Others get really motivated

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Make 2016 Your Healthiest Year Yet

How many of you have ever made a New Years resolution? (All of you raise your hands.) How many of you have stuck with those resolutions for the first week? (75% of you raise your hands.) How many of you continued to worked towards that goal for six more months? Well… this is awkward. Sadly, this

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How To Have a Healthy Thanksgiving

Get some simple tips to help you stay on track with your diet and exercise goals this Thanksgiving!

Find Your Balance

Some days I eat really well, have an awesome workout and get a lot done. Other days I eat like crap, lay on the couch half the day and watch ridiculous amounts of Friends re-runs. It’s all about balance. By the way, I recommend having more of the “eat well and workout” kind of days

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Blame Taylor Swift 

When I was a little girl, I wanted to be a famous singer when I grew up. My mom can attest to this. I drew pictures of myself on stage with a microphone, under the spotlight, being a superstar, alongside my best friend Courtney. Courtney and I would lock ourselves in a room and create

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