I’m Not Shredding For My Wedding, but I Am Finally Getting Healthy

Let me be clear: getting engaged made me want to get healthy – not skinny – both in my diet and in my lifestyle. It’s not really about the big […]

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I Tried the Keto Diet, and I Hated Every Second of It

Let me just start with a few disclaimers, because I know a few of you are already mad at me just based on the headline alone. I agreed to try […]

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I Made This Tiny Change at Dinner and Finally Shed Those Last Few Pounds

I’ve always tried to eat a balanced diet and stay active, especially in my adult years. I’ve run races, I teach exercise classes, and I make sure to get out […]

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I Lost Too Much Weight For My Wedding, and It’s My Biggest Regret

I remember the moment I put on my wedding dress, just hours before I was set to walk down the aisle. Standing in front of the mirror in the bridal […]

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This Is What It’s Like Getting Through the Workday When You Have Anxiety

Living with anxiety is like swimming in the ocean during a storm: it’s a struggle to keep your head above water, and any minute, you could get swallowed up by […]

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I Tried Everything to Lose Weight After Having Children, but This Is What Actually Worked

I shudder to think how painfully strict I was when I wanted to lose weight after my first three pregnancies. The thing is, I honestly didn’t know there was any […]

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I Finally Stopped Caring What Other People Might Think and Started Taking Yoga For Me

I’ll never forget the first time I walked into a yoga studio. It was Summer 2015, and I had only been practicing for a couple months in the privacy of […]

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I Pee When I Jump Rope, and Guess What? It’s OK!

There used to be a running joke in my house: every time I’d laugh too hard or sneeze, I’d have to run upstairs, and my kids would yell, “Mommy peed […]

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I Have Depression, and I’m Proof That You Never Know the Battle Someone Is Waging Inside

I never thought I’d live to be 26 years old. You may be wondering why someone who seems perfectly healthy would have such a dark thought, and you would not […]

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I’m Proof That Morning Workouts Can Change Your Life

I wasn’t always a morning person. I vividly remember my elementary-school struggle to get out of bed at the ungodly hour of 7:30 a.m. In middle school, I discovered the […]

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