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My Breast Fat Transfer – Before and After

Wondering what a successful breast augmentation with fat transfer looks like? Here’s my Breast Fat Transfer Before and After – Story. Want to see what a breast augmentation with fat transfer looks like? Here’s my honest before and after! Why I went with Breast Fat Transfer: After breastfeeding two kids, my boobs were not like they used to be! They took quite a beating. After looking at all of the options to determine which was safest, I got a fat transfer breast augmentation. Just so you know the backstory: I have nursed two babies. And I’ve pumped for the majority of those feedings. My first son, Everett was born prematurely at 23 weeks (you can read that story here). I pumped for the four and a half months while he was in the hospital. And I pumped for an additional six months when he was out. My second son, Storm…

How To Prevent Stretch Marks During Pregnancy

Learn how to prevent stretch marks by optimizing your nutrition and focusing on nutrient-dense and supportive foods like collagen. Here is how I prevented stretch marks while pregnant: Before I got pregnant, something in the back of my mind worried about my body changing. I think most women are like this, but I was particularly concerned. When my mother was pregnant with my little brother, she routinely told me how disgusting she felt. “I feel fat.” “My body is so gross right now.” I heard this constantly. Even at five years-old, I remember her saying these things about her pregnant body. They always stuck with me. Additionally, my mother had some of the worst stretch marks I’d ever seen. I didn’t mind them, they were just a part of her body. But she hated them. And to be honest, if I put myself in her shoes, I wouldn’t like them…

Asian Ground Beef and Veggie Bowl (Gluten-Free, Paleo)

This Asian Ground Beef Bowl with veggies is so delicious, hearty and healthy you wouldn’t even guess it’s gluten-free and paleo! A protein-packed bowl that is on the table in under 30 minutes – totally meal prep, budget, and family friendly. Asian Beef Bowl – Budget Friendly, Paleo and Ready in 30 Minutes! I have been making this Asian Beef Bowl or a variation of it for years. If you want some Asian inspired healthy comfort food that comes together in a snap – this is it. Even my kids gobble it down. I switch out the veggies for avocado for them, easier to chew. Add this Asian Beef Bowl to your Lunch Meal Prep Routine! Another thing I love about this Asian Beef & Veggie Bowl is that it works for both lunch and dinner. This makes it perfect for meal planning! To make this ahead of time, you can brown the ground beef…

Mexican Sheet Pan Chicken Tacos (Paleo, Keto)

Easy to assemble and quick to clean up, this healthy Paleo & Keto Mexican Sheet Pan Chicken Tacos recipe will become your family’s new favorite. Sheet pan meals in general and this healthy paleo chicken sheet pan dinner, in particular, are my latest obsession. Now that my boys are both super mobile – they’re 3 and 18 months, I don’t have the same time frame to make elaborate roast chicken dinners. When I had one kid or even when the baby was still a baby, I had time to sautee the peppers and onions or lovingly toss the chicken in a skillet. That time is now usually spent at a park trying to prevent toddlers from running into traffic. That’s not even an exaggeration. My youngest thinks this is a fun game to play. Reasons to cook more sheet pan dinners: Trust me, having a couple of easy recipes like these…

How and Why You Should Have a Daily Lunch Salad

Is eating a salad for lunch everyday healthy? Here’s the low down on lunch salads plus healthy lunch salad ideas that are quick and easy to make ahead. If you follow me on Instagram, you know that I have a big ass salad for lunch almost every day. So many people get caught up on lunch. They don’t bring food to work and then end up ordering out or eating food in the office – neither of which is as healthy (or cheap!) as simply packing your own salad. Why you should have a lunch salad every day: It’s cheaper. Many people find themselves at the local cafeteria, coffee shop or ordering PostMates for lunch. Buying lunch daily seriously adds up. Statistics vary, but the average cost of buying lunch runs around $12. That’s $60 per week. That’s $3,120 on lunch alone! Now consider that making your own lunch salad…

How Collagen Can Improve Anxiety – Collagen As Natural Anxiety Relief

Did you know that collagen provides natural anxiety relief? Find out how collagen can improve your symptoms of anxiety! What is collagen? Collagen is a hard, insoluble, and fibrous protein that makes up a whopping one-third of the protein in the human body. Think of it as the substance that holds the body together! It is not only the most abundant protein in the body but also an extremely healing food. As you might know, anxiety stems from many factors, and oftentimes it is caused by physical issues within the body like nutrient deficiencies. My battle with anxiety: I started getting severe anxiety when I was 19. It came in the form of panic attacks, of feeling a constant sense of unease, an unending sense of doom and near-constant negative thoughts. I battled with it on and off until my last pregnancy, which due to hormonal fluctuations cause a pretty…

An Unbiased Review of Young Living Essential Oils

An unbiased review of Young Living: Many people consider Young Living oils the best essential oils in the industry. But is Young Living a legitimate company? Are their essential oils organically sourced, safe and worth the price? After my review of doTERRA, ya’ll inevitably requested an unbiased review of Young Living. Much like doTERRA, I like Young Living. I don’t love Young Living. I use Young Living (and doTERRA, but mostly Plant Therapy). Upon starting research for this article, it quickly became apparent that there is a lot of drama surrounding Young Living. Much more than doTERRA. While I have used doTERRA more and am more familiar with their products, I have a lot of friends in Young Living and I’ve bought from them multiple times. I’ve used Young Living Essential Oils but mostly used supplements and things that contain oils that doTERRA doesn’t offer, like Nigxia Red. I didn’t do a ton of…

Gluten-Free Family Trip to Tulum

A Gluten-free Guide to traveling to Tulum as a family with small kids with tips on accommodation and activities as well as the best gluten-free restaurant options in the Mexican beach town. After bugging my husband to go to Mexico for a solid two years, we finally took our gluten-free family trip to Tulum! I’ve been wanting to go to Tulum for about four years. I first found it when searching for places in Mexico that had yoga and meditation spaces. And let me tell you – Tulum has a lot of that. And while I had lofty ideas of checking out several yoga studios, hitting up a meditation or two and checking out all of the gluten-free restaurants, reality hit when we got there. I’m a mom of two kids three and under – so we didn’t get to do quite as much as I had hoped. Even so,…

Why I’m Getting a Breast Augmentation with Fat Transfer

Please read the full article on why I’m getting a breast augmentation with fat transfer. You’ll probably be surprised. Yes, I am getting a Breast Augmentation with Fat Transfer! Here’s my story: I never thought I would ever consider getting a breast augmentation. I was never unsatisfied with my boobs before. I had solid B cups. They weren’t big, but they were perky and even though they were small for my body (I have very broad shoulders), I liked them. It was only after having children that I started to think differently about my breasts. With my first, he was born at 23 weeks and I had to exclusively pump for eight months because he was in the NICU and never learned to properly latch. With my second, we had severe tongue and lip ties, which meant he also was unable to latch and I exclusively pumped for another six…

Nine Healthy Habits To Adopt This New Year

Wanna live a healthier life? I’m here to help with nine healthy habits to become the fittest, healthiest and happiest version of yourself in 2020. When it comes to building healthy habits, it’s all about making small clever decisions that will add up over time and become part of your daily routine. 1 . Establish a morning routine. This is one of my favorite practices, albeit one I haven’t adhered to as much while trying to figure out my son’s sleep issues. A healthy, mindful morning routine sets the tone for the day. Imagine this – you wake up, workouts, drink a glass of lemon water, practice your daily rituals. Now compare that to waking up to the sound of your alarm or a baby crying, playing catch up, trying to get things done last minute. Guess which scenario is going to set you up for a better day? First,…