Taking Care of Mom

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Being a mom is challenging, busy, brain-bending, meaningful, fulfilling, draining, and rewarding. I feel these things every day as a mom of two. The number one thing I struggle with 100% is taking care of myself, Mom. Taking care of the person who does all the things to keep our family and home operating smoothly. Doing all the things that no one realizes we do.Read Now

Pregnant with Ulcerative Colitis

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Being diagnosed with Ulcerative Colitis (UC) was a hard pill to swallow. I had to change my diet, which was very difficult physically and mentally. Switching to a low-FODMAP diet, I constantly felt like I was starving because I didn’t know what to eat. It took about 6 months for me to find new meals and “go-to” snacks. The harder part of being diagnosed wasRead Now

Breastfeeding with Ulcerative Colitis

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Being pregnant with Ulcerative Colitis (UC) has nothing on postpartum. Once my child was born the massive change in hormones was quite the rollercoaster. We weren’t sure if I was having a flare, or if my stomach was just upset. Needless to say, I stuck to a strict low-FODMAP diet at the beginning of my breastfeeding journey. Once things started settling down and I wasRead Now