What I Read in 2019

This post contains affiliate links. As an Amazon associate I earn from qualifying purchases.  In 2018, in spite of being self-employed, doubling down on the blog, and having a new baby, I managed to read 15 books and I must say I was pretty damn proud of that. Last year, in 2019, I only managed… 

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I Hate Breastfeeding

I hate breastfeeding and I’m here to talk about it! I thought that perhaps, somewhere, someone out there needs to hear that I – the Nutrition Lady – too, hate breastfeeding, and that it might be helpful to hear how I’m trying to get my head around stopping, even as we’re bombarded with breast is best messaging, even with 10 years of nutrition education.


Change, they say, is one of the few things you can count on in life. Nothing lasts forever. All good things must come to an end. Closing one door opens another. All true. When I went back to work after maternity leave it felt good, but not great. Once Niko started daycare and Paul and… 

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are you hungry? thoughts on physical vs emotional hunger

Most days around three o’clock or so in the afternoon, I find myself standing in front of the office snack drawer and asking myself this question: am I hungry? I’ll admit it’s taken a fair amount of mindfulness to get to the point of asking this question in the first place. When I first started… 

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judge not

Here’s a scene that plays out in my life fairly frequently: someone leans in to me over their kale salad / green smoothie / cold-pressed juice and tells me in wide-eyed whispers about the crap they saw so-and-so eating the other day. Or, a friend relays a story about having seen a colleague in their… 

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