How to Help

Life May 8, 2019

“Let me know if I can do anything for you.” How many times have you said that and meant it? I know I have – too many times to count. How many times has that person come back to you in their time of need and told you exactly what you can do and how to help? Mmmm…probably close to zero times. Last night I posted a little note on…

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Baseball Life, Gluten Free

Celiac Disease, Life May 3, 2019

Eight years ago, my husband was coaching in the Arizona League (rookie ball). We lived in Arizona full time, and our kids loved running around at Dad’s games on the grass of the backfields of Salt River. Life was good…except I was sick…and we didn’t know why. My hair was falling out, I was so bloated I looked pregnant, my stomach was always in knots, and I couldn’t keep my…

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Our Baseball Life – FAQs

Life March 29, 2019

Life in pro baseball is hard to explain. Even when you’ve been around our family for years, it can be nearly impossible to grasp all the details and nuance of what we’re doing, why we live in multiple places every year, and how Jeff’s job works. Since opening day was yesterday, I thought it would be the perfect time to do an updated version of my FAQ posts. Here we…

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My Diastasis Recti Journey

Fitness, Fitness - Diastasis Recti January 15, 2019

I started researching diastasis recti when my kids were little and my core was incredibly weak. At the time I just wanted to heal so I could get back to what I loved, teaching fitness classes and generally doing whatever kind of workout I wanted to. This was back in 2012, and diastasis recti wasn’t on center stage like it is today. I had to do quite a bit of…

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32 Last Minute Holiday Party Recipes

Recipes - Appetizers, Recipes - Gluten-Free, Recipes - Tips & Tricks December 17, 2018

Over the weekend, I hosted the PTA Board for a little holiday get together. A few blissful hours where tired moms could eat, drink, and have an actual conversation without someone tugging on their shirt sleeves. As I was trying to decide what snacks and drinks to serve these distinguished guests, I asked my fellow dietitians for their suggestions. I got so many great ones to choose from that I…

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6 Things Saving My Life Right Now

Life July 16, 2018

For our family, summer means baseball games, exploring new cities, and living in a tiny apartment. My husband is a professional baseball coach, and from April to August, the kids and I leave our home in Texas to spend the summer wherever he’s coaching that year. This is our third summer in Visalia, California, the “gateway to the Sequoias.” Visalia can get hot and dusty, but we love being able to…

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Random Thoughts on My Birthday

Life July 2, 2018

As I step into the final year of my thirties, I sit here and think about all the things I’ve been marinating on lately. My brain never fully stops, especially these days with a crazy news cycle, social media, and kids entering their tween years. And friends, I’m tired. So instead of trying to pull everything I’ve been learning into a nice neat package for you, I thought I would…

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