I’ve been getting a lot of questions about what is going on with me personally these days so I thought I would jump on here and give an update. I’ve told a few people, but for those who want to know, here it is. Disclaimer: I really hope that the guys who click in and read this stuff have dropped off by now, like, seriously, scroll on past dudes. I’m going to take a deep dive into women’s health issues in this post, and probably more and more so in future post because, duh, I am “The Fertility Advocate” and I talk about this stuff all day every day in my work. So if this stuff isn’t your jam, all good! Just consider yourself warned!…


I just got back on the mat and if felt AMAZING. I know Instagram photos may seem to tell a different story, but these last few months, (I guess year, actually), have been super challenging for myself and my family. One big reason is that I have undergone two unexpected surgeries within the span of  four months time. When I look back through my pictures I see how flowing maxi dresses can easily cover the scars and swelling. No one would know, unless I shared of course. I think it’s important to share because it could help others who may end up on a similar journey. (more…)


If you are having trouble achieving pregnancy, one of the first things an alternative doctor, such as a naturopathic doctor or fertility acupuncturist, will ask you to do is to alter your diet to cut out gluten and dairy, and up your intake of dark, leafy greens. I know there is a lot of “eye-rolling” out there when it comes to claiming that you can’t eat gluten, but the truth of it is, gluten is very inflammatory in the body, and even if you don’t have celiac disease, you may have a predisposition toward auto-immune diseases already present in your body manifested in your genes. And eating gluten + autoimmune disease is NOT a good combination. (more…)


I have some really inspiring friends. I learn so much from them — especially by watching how they handle the curve balls life that can throw our way. One thing they have taught me — and demonstrated by their actions — is the importance of practicing gratefulness, and the ability to turn even extremely difficult circumstances into something good. (more…)