How to Transition off Hormonal Birth Control

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Birth Control is indeed a prescription written by a doctor, so before you make any decisions, please consult with your doctor! If you’ve spoken with your doctor, here are some of the basic things you may want to consider BEFORE / DURING you come off hormonal BC (information paraphrased from “Period Repair Manual” and “Hormone Cure”): You can stop the …

Miscarriage: You don’t have to Suffer Alone

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Miscarriage. # It doesn’t matter if it happens at 4 weeks or 20. It’s one of the most heart wrenching thing a mother-to-be can go through. # When I announced that we were pregnant so early, I knew there was a risk to that – I wasn’t being naive. # Anything could go wrong that early, nothing is certain. Hell …

No HBC, No Babies, Possible?!

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Probably the most common question we’ve been asked in the last day is “Did you guys plan it or was it an accident?” # If you know anything about me, you know I’m not big on HBC for my personal use. I have no qualms if you choose to use it, but I do have a slight itch if you’re using …

Acne Root Cause #1: Inflammation

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Acne Root Cause #1: Inflammation # Remember that skin can be inflamed from the outside as well as the inside. # Externally, skin can be triggered by UV light or allergens in soaps and cosmetics which cause the skin cells to produce cytokines and chemokines (inflammatory hormones that bind to certain cell receptors and then trigger more inflammatory hormones leading …

Heal Your Skin from Within

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Most of the topics I write about, have hit home for me (you’re probably thinking, my lord that’s a lot to happen to one person) and you’re right , it is! I joke with my clients that if someone were to react negatively to something, I’m your girl! # When I was a teenager, I always had oily skin that …

How to KNOW when to say NO

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One question I get often is “how do you know when to say no to things?” # Well to answer that question, you first have to get clear on your values and priorities. # For example, mine is 1. Faith, 2. Myself 3. Husband, 4. Family, 5. Work # Now that doesn’t mean I spend the majority of my time …

When to Take a Rest Day

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Workouts that move your fitness & strength forward don’t have to leave you feeling annihilated. In fact, doing so on a regular basis can actually be WORSE for you than not exercising at all! # Now before you all run at me with knives, please understand that this is a broad statement…hoping that with this post we can help you …

Have a Leaky Gut?

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Our gut is more than just a garbage disposal for our food – it is involved with immunity, mental health, detoxification, & hormone balance. # When the lining of our gut is impaired from inflammatory conditions we put it under (stress, chemical additives, inflammatory foods, alcohol, etc) then shit hits the fan. # More specifically, the junction points between the …

5 Root Causes of Hormonal Dysregulation

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Chances are you’re struggling with one or more of the following symptoms: fatigue, memory loss, focus issues, anxiety, depression, weight gain. What about hormonal issues such as PMS, PCOS, endometriosis, infertility, or acne? Perhaps accompanying these symptoms are digestive problems, migraines, frequent illnesses, UTIs, seasonal allergies, or food intolerances? # Holy buckets – that’s a lot! # The intriguing thing …