Not all Calories and Pounds are Created Equal: Food as Fuel

I’m getting ready to have this baby, and I’m also getting really ready to not be pregnant anymore. I know that our bodies get all out of whack postpartum, but I’m also not too worried about it taking forever to get back in shape. The reason is not that I’m some kind of naturally skinny person (far from it) but because I’ve learned a couple of things over the past several years that have taught me what my body needs to lose weight and be healthy. Continue reading “Not all Calories and Pounds are Created Equal: Food as Fuel”

Alfalfa: The Ultimate Pregnancy Tip

I am one of those people who eats a meal (even a healthy meal) out at a restaurant, or maybe has some pre-packaged meal, and ends up about 5 pounds heavier the next day with swollen fingers. FROM ONE MEAL.  And usually, it takes awhile to get rid of that 5 pounds. Continue reading “Alfalfa: The Ultimate Pregnancy Tip”