Bali Bali Bali! 

I tried to think of a better title, but this is all my mind is saying right now.  Nick and I are off for a 10 day trip to Bali and Singapore. We would not have taken it if we didn’t have a wedding to go to, but boy am I glad we did. We […]

5 Tips For Avoiding Mental Illness Relapse 

I hope all my Canadian readers had a lovely Thanksgiving. Today, we’re talking more about relapses. I’ve talked before about my remission rules, and I posted just a few weeks ago about what to do when you are experiencing a relapse. Struggles with depression, anxiety, manic phases, and episodes are realities of long term mental […]

10 Tips For Handling Depression Relapse When You Still Have To Parent

Remember sick days before kids? Like when you could literally just binge Netflix, take all the meds, and nap the day away? Or legitimately taking a mental health day to do yoga, drink tea, or go out with friends and stave off a depression relapse or anxiety attack. Those days are much harder to come […]

Easy Ways To Add More Fiber To Your Diet 

I found out recently that my iron is in the toilet. I was supposed to continue taking iron supplements postpartum, until I stop breastfeeding. I somehow thought I could stop once I was no longer pregnant. WHOOPS! So I am back on the big-dog iron supplements. The kind you have to get from behind the […]

Favorite Green Smoothies 

St. Patrick’s Day is around the corner, and I’m focusing on eating better after doing my “gluten challenge” for celiac testing (negative results – YAY!). I’ve been playing around with green smoothies. Since I’ve been eating like I will never get to eat gluten again, I’ve not necessarily been eating the best things. It’s been […]