What does your body need right now?

All too often, we neglect our physical bodies. We rush from task to task, ignoring any dis-ease we may feel. We numb our senses, pop a few Motrin, and keep going. We don’t keep up with our regular doctor appointments, dental cleanings, and specialist visits. This is not a great long-term plan. Instead, I encourageContinue reading “What does your body need right now?”

Dr. MC’s Original Cranberry Orange Oatmeal Muffins

Since COVID, I have tried to expand our healthy food options. Instead of skipping breakfast or grabbing a Kind bar on the go, I have been taking the time to make easy, healthy breakfast options. Proper nutrition is an essential aspect of self-care. Ideally, we want to eat three meals a day and a mixtureContinue reading “Dr. MC’s Original Cranberry Orange Oatmeal Muffins”

Eating as an Act of Love: The Sweet Stuff

You may recall a previous blog post, “Eating is an Act of Love: Healing My Relationship with Food,” which received great feedback, so I thought I would write more on the topic. Last weekend, I had another experience where I felt great love and gratitude while baking. This time I made straight-up, no healthy alternative/substitutionContinue reading “Eating as an Act of Love: The Sweet Stuff”

Eating is an Act of Love: Healing My Relationship with Food

I had an epiphany last week while preparing dinner for my husband and me. As you may or may not know, I have been in recovery for disordered eating and exercise bulimia for several years. Obesity runs in my family, and it is something I have struggled with since I was about 17 years oldContinue reading “Eating is an Act of Love: Healing My Relationship with Food”

The Importance of Listening to & Healing Our Bodies

We, as a society, glorify the idea of busy. We brag about working extra hours, burning the candles at both ends, and sacrificing sleep, but that is not an ideal way to live a healthy life. When we move fast through life, we often miss cues and warning signs that our bodies may be tryingContinue reading “The Importance of Listening to & Healing Our Bodies”