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Meet Your Team: An Introduction and the Registered Nurse

Health is complex. I hope at this point regardless of where you are in your journey or in your journey following me, you’ve seen from others and yourself that health is complex. Complex isn’t bad, but it means that we need to have a team on our side. Everyone’s team will look different and that’s […]

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JP tells me all the time that I’m bad at spending money. I don’t buy things I want, but worse – I don’t always buy things I need. It’s easy for me to buy a new dress for a wedding, but trust me when I say I shop the sale rack, I check for coupons […]

Budgeted Eats Tips: Ideas to Budget Your Eats

Eating healthy [food] is expensive. This is a common phrase I hear. It’s something I said myself before I really understood what health meant for me and gave myself permission to define it. Honestly, sometimes when I see the next protein-infused treat my public health brain goes yep, health is for those who can afford […]

Relax

I woke up this morning and it just felt odd. There’s usually a day or a two a week that we struggle to get out of bed – I honestly don’t know where that came from. It never used to be that way. Morning workouts were so easy, but it’s a new life. This morning […]

New Blog Series: Budgeted Eats

When we talk about healthy lifestyles we sometimes forget that there are aspects that are a luxury, while some things may be argued for as an investment, other things may also be described as a luxury. For me a gym membership is an investment, but having one is a luxury for others. When it comes […]

Wellness Refocused Education: Traditional or Organic? You should wash your produce regardless.

We’ve talked before about the purpose of organic – it’s about community health, not consumer health. However, lower pesticide use or utilization of different pesticides doesn’t mean that bacteria is non-existent.

Rinsing can help eliminate debris from produce and some bacteria, but a vinegar solution may be more effective for certain kinds of bacteria.