What is endometriosis – and what does my morning bagel have to do with it?

Good morning sunshine!  What are you having for breakfast this morning? Are you loading up with powerful protein, healthy fat, and some veggies or green juice to start your engine this morning? Or, perhaps it's just easier to grab a bagel and coffee on your way to work. You might be surprised to know that what you choose to eat for breakfast this morning can help to relieve your endometriosis…

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Will Dietary Changes Impact Your Pelvic Pain or Endometriosis?

  “I’m skeptical. My doctor doesn’t believe that dietary changes will reduce my pelvic or endometriosis pain at all” - very common client concern  First of all, your skepticism is valid, I understand. We don't believe that changing your diet is going to "cure" your endometriosis, pelvic pain, PCOS, or other chronic incurable illness. That's not how this works. If you're looking for a health coach or practitioner to work…

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Our Favorite Pumpkin Smoothie

Embracing Pumpkin Spice Season I have perfected the most delicious and warming winter smoothie!  It is so good. I have been eating this almost every afternoon for a delicious after school snack. This smoothie is perfect for giving your child (and yourself!) a warming, hormone balancing boost after school. The pumpkin is a slow burning, high energy carbohydrate, the coconut milk supplies healthy fats that maturing hormones need, the hemp…

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3 Tips to Reduce Winter Stress

It is finally starting to feel like winter outside with wind and snow, which means that season affective disorder is almost here and people could use some help with how to reduce winter stress.  In Ayurveda, traditional medicine that translates to mean “the science of life,” winter is the Vata (air and ether) time of year. This time of year can cause an increase in stress, anxiety, constipation, flightiness, dry…

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My Hormones Made Me Eat It!

Note from Jessica: Today, I am bringing you another awesome guest post from my friend, Heather Pierce.  Heather is a master at creating easy, healthy, delicious, and even fun! recipes for busy people.  I adore her online cooking program – Go Feed Yourself!  I include it with all of my top private coaching programs.  It is one of the best out there for making healthy cooking and eating super simple…

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Spa Water and Ovarian Cysts

One of the most beneficial things that you can do for your pain level is to be sure that you’re fully hydrated.  There is a rule of thumb for how much water you should drink each day.  In general, you should drink half of your weight in ounces of water each day.  However, you will need more if you are very active, or if you are drinking caffeine or alcohol,…

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Eat More, Hurt Less

Eat More Hurt Less "I feel so much better already!" The above quote was taken directly from my Facebook group (with my client's permission, of course!) First of all, Yay!  Second of all, notice that in that expression of joy, notice that there's not even a mention of taking certain foods OUT of her diet.  Does this woman sound deprived at all?  NO.  She sounds happy, and it sounds like…

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