Vegan and Vegetarian Diets

As I mentioned in my last blog post I would still be on the topic of diets. This week I am going to be taking about vegan diets and vegetarian diets.What both diets have in common is that they do not consume any animals products. Did you know that there are 5 types of vegan…

Diets For Weight Loss & Health

Types of Diets So it’s a New Year and right about now everyone is getting started on new diets (including me). Diets can be good but diets are also temporary most people will start a diet and fall off (which has also happened to me several times). So for me instead of using the word…

Are Artificial Sweeteners Safe?

What are artificial sweeteners? Artificial sweeteners are better known as sugar substitutes. Better yet we can say products that state they are “sugar free”. We definitely see that a lot in our grocery stores and sometimes we think that sugar free is better which may not always be the case because some are not actually…

Why is sugar so bad? Sugar is not your friend

Well guys , it is the holidays and Christmas is literally less than four days away Whew! I know with everything that has been happening in 2020 we are looking forward to the holidays. One thing some of us look forward to is having our SWEETS! Yes I said it SWEETS. For most of us…

Acid Re-flux Update

Hey guys how are you all doing? I hope you are doing well, staying safe, and healthy during these times.  I just wanted to update on my acid re-flux.  To start I can say it has almost been a full year since I have taken any acid re-flux medication. I stopped taking prilosec when I…

The ” Weight” of Pregnancy

Pregnancy is one the most exciting times in a women’s life. To experience the joy of bringing a new life into this world. Throughout the stages of pregnancy and three trimesters the body will go through a series of changes one of the most notable things being weight. That may be the one part women…

Blogmas Day 17 – Keeping Christmas Simple

I love the holiday season even though Thanksgiving is my most favorite holiday because I just love to eat! Over the years I always kept Christmas pretty simple. When I was younger I love Christmas and opening presents. But as I got older and into my teens there were Christmases that I did not receive…

Blogmas Day 16 – Breastfeeding Bags

As a new mom breastfeeding was a high priority for me but I struggled to do it and my son could not latch on correctly. Even though I was sad about it I still wanted my son to get the nutrients from breast milk. So a little after giving birth I got my breast pump…

Blogmas Day 15 – Let’s Stay Hydrated

You hear it pretty much all the time drink 8 glasses of water a day. Even though it seems simple, it’s not always easy to do. Many times I have even struggled to get in 4 glasses a day. Why is that? I’m not sure so people say that it is because they do not…

Blogmas Day 14: Current Favorite Holiday Movies

One of my favorite things about this time of the year is to be with family and watch holiday movies, you can’t help but love them!. Settle in to grab some snacks , maybe some hot chocolate (easy on the hot chocolate if you have reflux!) and let’s just say you have a movie night….

Blogmas Day 13-The Holidays

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Probably almost everywhere we go or any store you go into you will hear this song. For many of us it is the most wonderful time of the year. My favorite part of the holidays is being around my family and now with my baby boy here…

Blogmas Day 11 – Let’s Talk Skincare

This blog post topic can be quite tricky taking care of skin aaahhhhhh! Over the years when it comes to taking care of my skin I haven’t been the best but I haven’t been the worst. One thing for sure that I know about my face is that it is oily and because it is…

Blogmas Day 10 – Health and Wellness

Hey Everyone, Lately on Youtube I have been seeing that everyone is doing Vlogmas and I love watching Vlogs. Since I am not on Youtube anymore and I am getting back into the groove of blogging I decided that I am going to do Blogmas! I thought that this would be interesting and get me…

Pregnancy and Acid Reflux

Hi Everyone I missed you all !  I wrote this article a couple of months ago during the summer time when I was still pregnant. The baby is now here ! But I still wanted to publish this so you guys could see my experience with Acid Reflux and Pregnancy. Hey guys! So the reason…

Do you have a Health Plan / Goals

If you are someone that has a busy schedule or is on the go take a picture of your list to carry it around with you. Post it up against your refrigerator so that every time you open the fridge you can get a good reminder of your goals. Once you get this system going…

Are You Having The New Year’s Blues?

Happy February guys! But Ummm where did January go? If your feeling how I’m feeling than you know that January was like was a blur and went by wayyyy to fast. Whoa 2019 slow down. For those of you who made resolutions, you may have decided that you are over it. But don’t feel down…

Where Does The “Acid” Come From in Acid Reflux?

The Stomach contains what is known as Gastric Acid, Gastric Juices, or Stomach Acids. The reason why we have all these acids in our stomach is due to the fact that acids are responsible for breaking down the foods we put into our bodies. Foods such as Carbohydrates, Fats, and Proteins. The stomach acids do…

The New Normal Exercising At Home

Our physical health is so important and this is no surprise. Exercising has many benefits it keeps you fit, contributes to weight loss, helps you to get stronger and build muscle, and is beneficial to our mental health. With everything going on in 2020 with the pandemic and stay at home orders exercising at home…