The One Thing I Needed To Change My Relationship With Food And My Body


I’ve written before about the struggles I’ve had in the past with my approach to my personal health. Even though it’s easy for me to be kind and compassionate with my patients who struggle with their body image, I’d always held myself to an impossibly high standard. Isn’t it the truth that we’re all our […]

How Adrenal Fatigue Was Ruining My Health, And What I Did About It

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Note: If you’re confused about the term “adrenal fatigue”, read this article to understand why I use this term for this condition. As a health professional, there’s a lot of pressure to be healthy, for obvious reasons. As a business owner, there’s a lot of pressure to be financially successful. Again, obviously! As a woman, […]

My “Adrenal Fatigue” Philosophy: Important Changes In Light Of New Information


Sometimes when you innovate, you make mistakes. It is best to admit them quickly, and get on with improving your other innovations. – Steve Jobs One of the things that makes functional medical nutrition therapy really interesting, but also really challenging, is that new information is coming out all the time. And in my opinion, […]

3 Unexpected Things I’ve Learned From Strength Training

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Psssst…. Want to learn all about living your strongest life from the smartest women in the wellness and fitness industry? Then grab your free ticket to the Women’s Strength Summit. Presentations go live on February 29th. My Fitness Journey (So Far) I’ve had an interesting fitness journey over the past ten years. In high school, […]

“Adrenal PCOS”: Could stress be causing your PCOS symptoms?


Is stressing about your diet and exercise routine ruining your fertility and causing PCOS symptoms? It’s well known that stress can cause the disruption or total loss of menstrual function in women. (1) And menstrual dysfunction, along with the physical symptoms of hormone imbalance, has become increasingly common over the past few decades. It’s now […]

Our Week Of “Washing Feet” in Haiti


Last week, I traveled to Haiti with a group of 10 people to participate in a medical mission trip. The goal of the trip was to provide medical care to as many Haitian people in need as possible, while spreading the love of Jesus to those who may not know Him yet. The trip was […]

A Paleo Rehab Success Story


I love health success stories. Who doesn’t? Many of the “Before and After” stories we see online are related to weight loss. Getting that bikini shot after losing 50 pounds is fine and all, but I find the stories about overcoming chronic illness far more inspiring. That’s why I’m stoked to share one of my […]

10 Steps To Regulate Your Period Without Birth Control


This post appears in its entirety at Having a healthy, normal period is incredibly important for long-term health in women. While some women believe that having a monthly period is an inconvenience or annoyance, an irregular or absent period, or one with severe symptoms, is a sure sign that there’s something else going wrong […]

Is Adrenal Fatigue Real?


After writing a guest post for Jen Sinkler, I was somewhat embroiled in a heated discussion about whether or not “adrenal fatigue” really exists. The argument from the most reasonable critic was this: Adrenal fatigue is not a real condition. We need to stop perpetuating this term. Here is the problem: You’re tired and someone says […]

Recipe: Paleo Crab Cakes (Gluten-Free)


This is a recipe by Priscilla Cooks. You can find the original post at her website here. Are you interested in having healthy and delicious meals prepared by Priscilla in your home? Priscilla Cooks is expanding her availability to take on more clients in September and October. If you’re interested in securing a spot for […]