Posts tagged "nutrition"
How I lost the baby weight...and then some (part 2)

How I lost the baby weight…and then some (part 2)

(If you haven’t read Part 1, hop on over to get caught up. Today I’m picking  up where I left off last week…) Although the doctor recommended that I gain between 25-35 pounds during my pregnancy, I gained about 45. I’m not sure of the exact number because I stopped looking at the scale around 39 weeks...
Baby Steps to Balanced Living

Baby Steps to Balanced Living

Hi Beauties! If you follow me on Facebook or Instagram you saw that this week I’ll be re-visiting the Baby Steps to Balanced Living that I originally posted back in January. Since we’re half-way through the year I thought it would be a good time to re-visit a few baby steps that can improve your health and...
Registration is open!

Registration is open!

  I really hope you’ll join me for The Pilates Body Program next month. If you enjoy my free challenges, you will LOVE the PBP. It kicks off on Sunday, September 7th. We dive deeper, we work a little harder and we make lasting changes that will help you glow and change from the inside out....
Blogging, Pregnancy and Self-Care: a Q&A with Natalie Borton

Blogging, Pregnancy and Self-Care: a Q&A with Natalie Borton

Today’s Real Women, Real Balance interview is one that I’ve been wanting to share for quite some time. You’ve heard me mention Natalie before as she is the brains and beauty behind Nellie Magazine. A little intro: Natalie is a blogger, editor, wife, dog mom and pregnant mama of a real, live human baby (due...
Is online Pilates right for you?

Is online Pilates right for you?

Hi Beauties! As many of you already know, The Pilates Body Program is kicking of THIS Sunday! I’m sending out the Starter Kit and goal-setting resources to all of the beauties that have already signed up tomorrow morning. I’m buzzing with excitement because I know just how wonderful this program is. It’s life-changing. And it’s...
Benefits of Fermented Foods

Benefits of Fermented Foods

Happy Monday, Beauties! I hope you’re enjoying these Baby Steps To Balanced Living as much as I am. It’s been a great reminder for me to focus on the little things I can do to improve my health each day. It’s so easy to get lazy! I’m back in the routine of warm lemon water...
#6: How Being Pregnant Has Changed My Relationship With Food, Exercise & My Body

#6: How Being Pregnant Has Changed My Relationship With Food, Exercise & My Body

Since I was pregnant for nearly half of 2013, many of these posts have a theme :) This was one of my favorites to write. And now I’m thinking I need to do a follow up of how I’ve changed even MORE since becoming a mother. The #6 most popular post of 2013… How Being...
What This Space Is About

What This Space Is About

I’m happy to share that The Balanced Life readership has grown quite a bit as of late. So if you are new to this community, welcome! I’m glad you’re here. I’ve been thinking a lot about where I want this site to go….what I love about it, what I want to change, and how I...
Finding Freedom On The Mat: a Q&A with Kim Salisbury

Finding Freedom On The Mat: a Q&A with Kim Salisbury

What led you to your career as a yoga instructor? I was going through a divorce and working as a realtor to make ends meet for me and my three children. Although I was having success in real estate, I knew without a doubt that it was not a passionate profession for me. I also...
FREE Pilates Giveaway!

FREE Pilates Giveaway!

Hi there, Just popping in to let you know that in honor of reaching 800 likes on facebook I’m giving away one FREE registration for the next round of The Pilates Body Program. Yes, free. $297.00 of Pilates + meal plans + coaching for FREE :) Head over to The Balanced Life Facebook page and...
Registration is open!

Registration is open!

Registration is open! I’m excited to announce that registration for the Fall edition of The Pilates Body Program is now OPEN!   Wouldn’t it feel good to slip into your fall wardrobe feeling slim, strong & confident? The Pilates Body Program was created specifically for those of you that… are tired of carrying excess weight and...
This Week's Menu...

This Week’s Menu…

  Doing my meal planning for the week and thought I’d share what’s on the menu in case you’re looking for new ideas to add to your rotation. In addition to cutting out dairy, soy and eggs, I’m now cutting out nuts as well! SO, these recipes are all free of the aforementioned ingredients. But...