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We’re Pregnant with Baby #2!

We’re Pregnant with Baby #2!

We are so excited to be pregnant with our next and probably final child! We are so excited about welcoming another baby to our family in January 2018. We are considering it the “final leg” of our Speedy Thiede marathon relay team. Yes, we are runner geeks. Conceiving this time was such a guessing game since I am still breastfeeding our son. It took until he was 16 months old for my cycle to return. I continued to pump at…

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Adjusting Your Macros – What’s the Right Ratio for Me?

Adjusting Your Macros – What’s the Right Ratio for Me?

It is so hard with all the different diet trends out there to know what the right diet is out there for you. Low carb, high fat? Ketogentic? High carb vegan? Everything in moderation? Then, these experts say “But, ultimately it’s what works for you” with no further information as to how to figure out what that is. AHHHHHHH! I’ve definitely struggled with this myself. I’ve tried calorie counting with nothing off limits, high carb and running marathons, low fat,…

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Being in a Fat Burning State

Being in a Fat Burning State

Since I was trying to conceive in 2014, I started learning about eating healthy fats. As I went through pregnancy and became a new breastfeeding mom, my diet shifted more and more to higher fat, lower carbohydrate. I have enjoyed having more stable blood sugar and an easier time maintaining my typical weight, which is 130 lb on a 5’7″ frame. This gives me a thin, athletic build with just a touch of curves. Then, in trying to restore my…

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Guide to Adrenal Fatigue Treatment and How to Balance Cortisol

Guide to Adrenal Fatigue Treatment and How to Balance Cortisol

Can’t wake up in the morning? Can’t fall asleep at night? Want to nap at your desk at 3 pm? Bloated? Stressed? Losing your mojo? You probably have adrenal fatigue. In today’s world, it is very hard not too. We sleep too little (and don’t get good quality sleep), we drink too much coffee, we eat too much sugar, we work too much, and then to top it off we feel we need to overexercise to lose weight.   We…

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