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Depression and Menopause – Part 1

Depression and menopause. Two words that we have not strung together in one sentence since we launched this blog, but words that are often used in conjunction with just the thought of menopause. It’s reality—unpredictable hormone fluctuations plus stress, body image, sexuality, … [Read More...]

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Wild Rice and Almond-Pomegranate Pilaf Stuffing

Wild Rice and Almond-Pomegrante Pilaf

Are you thinking about Thanksgiving? As a dietitian and foodie I think about food all the time. Yep,  you guessed it…I’m planning out my menu. I am crazy-in-love this holiday because I always have a captive audience to test my new recipes. At our home, you’ll see somewhat traditional fare but lots of new dishes too. […]

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Sexy Ankles

Progress. Sexy Ankles!

It’s been a while, so I thought I’d update everyone on my progress related to getting healthy. I was suppose to have my appointment with my healthcare provider this week to get my blood drawn, check blood pressure and discuss further hormone treatment – i.e. my four-month check-up. But, of course, I caught the flu […]


Happy Hormonal Holiday Season!

First – Happy Halloween! And, happy kick-off to Holiday Food Challenges! If you are like me, you have staved off the desire to eat all of the Halloween candy and didn’t have to run to the store and get more for tonight. Of course, I was able to do that because I only bought candy […]


Fighting the Good Fight

This fine Saturday night I find myself enjoying the newest Bill Bryson book (One Summer: America, 1927) and bubbling in a nice, hot, cortisol lowering bath and I’m reflecting on the fact that it’s been almost two months since I received my” insulin resistance” diagnosis.  And, I’d be lying if I reported that it has been […]

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How Toxins Make Us Fat

How Toxins Make Us Fat

Hello my friends! Heidi here. How are you?  I’m a little sad this week because I’m not fitting into my jeans. Sadly, I’ve gained more weight this year … [Read More...]