A Lesson in Loss: A Journey to Motherhood

For as long as I can remember, I’ve wanted to be a mom. At five-years-old I dressed up my Barbie dolls, toted around a Cabbage Patch Kid, and cared for a dozen stuffed animals – one of which I still have. I knew that one day after I got married I would have kids of my own, probably around age...
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Sleep Now, Party Later: Tips for Getting in Some Extra Zzzz’s

My husband and I both need nine hours of sleep a night. But, let’s be real – that doesn’t happen. Well, except for those magical nights spent in a hotel with big fluffy pillows. You know what I’m talking about? Pure bliss. On average, I get around seven hours a sleep a night, and by Friday – I’m wiped. Between...
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My Weight Has Nothing to do with Who I am

“How much do you weigh?” I’ve probably answered this question hundreds of times in my life from doctors, coaches/trainers, family members, and complete strangers. It’s amazing how powerful one number can be. I was reading a story in Self Magazine by Allie Kieffer titled, “My Weight has nothing to do with how good a runner I am.” In the article...
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