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  Are you experiencing mom burnout? I have to admit I was feeling burned out and overwhelmed over even writing this blog post! Mom burnout is so prevalent today for many reasons Raising Tiny Humans is a demanding 24/7 job Add in work responsibility We are in “Covid Times” where many moms are working from home with no childcare Moms tend to shoulder the burned of most child/household responsibilities, even with a supportive partner Mental Load- This is means everything that is swirling in a mom’s head every day with respect to her family: booking doctor’s appointments, making sure your...

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  By the time your baby is born, if you are anything like I was, you are looking forward to bringing back in those food and drinks that you had to give up or reduce while pregnant. I was ready to have a glass of wine, some brie cheese, sushi and an ice coffee! I did still have a bit of coffee when I was pregnant, but I am not an everyday coffee drinker to begin with, so it was more limited. Last week I discussed how much coffee is safe in pregnancy if you missed it, click here.  ...

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adrenal, adrenal fatigue, adrenal glands, blood sugar, Coffee, cortisol, Eco Chic Movement, exercise, Kanata, magnesium, Naturopathic Medicine, new mom, Ottawa, Stittsville, stressed, tired, Vitamin B5, vitamin C, weight gain, women -

Two weeks ago post I went over 8 Signs That You May Have Adrenal Fatigue. Last week I talked about how this adrenal fatigue could be causing you to not see results from your exercise program, and how you should exercise to both get results and allow your adrenals to heal. Now that you have the framework of what adrenal fatigue is I am going to talk about easy changes that you can make today to help your adrenals recover. For anyone who is not up to speed on what adrenal fatigue is here is a quick recap. In adrenal...

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adrenal fatigue, adrenal glands, adrenals, belly fat, Coffee, cortisol, cravings, depression, exercise, fatigue, irritable, Naturopathic Medicine, Ottawa, sick, tired -

Do you wake up in the morning feeling refreshed, full of energy, and confident that you can take on the challenges of the day? No? Let me tell you, you are not alone. One of the questions I always ask in my new patient intake is “Do you feel refreshed when you wake up?” Most of my patients give me a “is she for real?!” look. While it may have been a while since you have felt refreshed in the morning, especially if you are a mom, please know that you can feel that way again.

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See, I was telling you the truth. The picture with this blog post is of my weekend morning coffee. As I said in last week’s blog post: Coffee, Friend or Foe, there are 3 groups of people who should not be drinking coffee on a daily basis. Unfortunately, I fall into one of those groups. So why am I posting a picture of my coffee then? I took a 1 month total coffee vacation, and now have 1-2 cups/week on the weekend. I find that my body tolerates it much better, and it does not negatively impact my adrenal glands....

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