In Between Visits


Within these blogs, you will find everything and anything that I say every day in practice about Lifestyle Medicine.
Each blog offers a focus on -stress, sleep, nutrition, movement, elimination and mindset with an intent to motivate and support you on your journey.

These 3-5 minute reads are intended to keep you focused and inspired between visits.  

I hope you enjoy reading them as much I love writing them.


Don’t tell a stressed person to relax

After my daughter was born, I rested, I did, I stopped, listened to my body and did all the things new moms are “suppose” to do.  Yes for approximately 15 days, I listened to my body, then I got antsy. I knew running was out of the question and...

Your symptoms are real

When I discovered “alternative medicine” somewhere between 1997-1999, I knew I had found my calling. Not long after I realized that something so valuable and cool existed, I quit my profession as a sales executive. I traded in my company car, expense...


Stop telling yourself you can’t sleep

For the past 5 years, I have been telling my family, friends, social media followers and even the Starbucks barista that my sleep sucks. The truth is that I really have not fully recovered from mommy’s insomnia, you know the condition where...

Put your phone to bed

I have a love-hate relationship with social media.  Full disclosure, at the time of writing this blog, I am a 46-year-old woman, so that puts my birth year in the early 70’s.  Just so you're super clear the technology in my house when I was growing up was a rotary...

Sleep is everything!

Trying to lose weight, be more patient with your kids, strengthen your immune system or all of the above? Folks, it can’t happen without restorative sleep. I can’t even begin to tell you how many patients come into my practice with lofty health...

Our choices during the day impact our sleep at night

Of course, it does, isn’t that super obvious?   But, how many of us go upstairs, wash our face, brush our teeth, kiss the kiddies one last time and think okay now it’s my turn to get some sleep.  You get into bed, close your eyes and drift off into…thinking about...