August 2012

September Whole Foods Challenge

August 31, 2012
Whole Foods September Challenge

So I’ve been feeling a bit…crappy lately.  Not all day every day, but enough that it’s exhausting both mentally and physically.  My stomach’s been upset, my body has been achy, and I have some wicked heartburn right now as I type this. I’ve known for a while that it would be best to do some […]

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Thankful Thursdays: Week 34 – Offseason

August 30, 2012

As much as we love baseball, and we do LOVE baseball,  we also love that baseball comes with an offseason. And that offseason starts today.

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Quick & Easy Meal Idea

August 29, 2012
Quick & Easy Meal Idea - Sweet potato avocado lunch from

Thank you for all of your helpful and supportive comments yesterday.  I appreciate every single word.  Many of you had ideas that I’ve never considered about what might be causing my antibody levels to remain high.  So thank you for brainstorming this issue with me! As I mentioned, Jeff and I will be doing a […]

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A Celiac Update

August 28, 2012
Celiac follow up testing

I had another celiac dream last night, but I can’t remember what it was about.  Probably because gluten is still clouding up my brain one year after diagnosis.  That’s right.  One year later, as careful as I’ve been, the lab results say my body is still reacting to gluten.  Don’t ask my doctor about it […]

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Chicken Coconut Curry Soup

August 27, 2012
Chicken Coconut Curry Soup with Basil and Sriracha from #glutenfree

Jeff and I were sitting around at lunch time on Saturday and suddenly had a hankering for curry.  I found out how easy it was to make the week before when I made shrimp curry for the first time.  Basically all you need is curry paste, coconut milk, and a little chicken broth.  Easy peasy. […]

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New Vintage Finds in the Etsy shop!

August 26, 2012

I’ve been finding some great vintage items lately and had some time yesterday to put them up in my Etsy shop. Here they are…   joemomma is now an eclectic mix of handmade and vintage items, and I’m really starting to like the look of it. I did some rearranging of the shop categories so […]

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August Ecocentric Mom Box Review

August 25, 2012
Ecocentric Mom Baby Box

It’s time to show you what came in my Ecocentric Mom box this month!  I was informed that I would be getting a Baby Box instead of a Mom Box this time around because the Mom Boxes had sold out.  So if you are hoping to sign up for September, you should go do it […]

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How to Heal a Diastasis the RIGHT way

August 24, 2012
Transverse Abdominus

UPDATE: Diastasis expert Wendy Powell answers all of your questions from the comment section here.  Remember back in June when I posted about being so over my diastasis?  Well, it’s still there.  Mostly because I didn’t do the exercises I said I was going to do.  Yep, even fitness professionals get lazy sometimes. There was […]

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Thankful Thursdays: Week 33 – Sunsets and Streaks

August 23, 2012

Thankful For a few hours with an old friend. Letting Shelley put color in my virgin hair. Not freaking out about the bright streaks in my hair. Spending a few hours with another good friend, and the fact that she scouted out super cool gluten-free spots for us to visit. A pirate welcoming me home from LA. […]

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Fitcation 2012

August 22, 2012
Mamavation Fitcation 2012

Two years, eighteen meal plans, hundreds of pounds lost, and I finally got to meet these girls in person. I can’t begin to explain how amazing it was to hug and talk with the women I’ve been working with for so long.  The Mamavation women inspire me every day with their commitment to improving their […]

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