Many women are keen to start running postpartum, and I totally get why; it’s such a convenient way to exercise. You just whack on some trainers and a sports bra, shoot out your door and you’re exercising. No equipment. No driving to a gym. No class times. No interaction with other humans (this is the biggest draw). Just you and the road and OUTSIDE. It can be a relief to feel our bodies and breathe fresh air when we’re trapped in the house all day with a newborn. But like all
Can we talk about the idea that the day our child is born is supposed to be the "happiest" day of our lives? Because that wasn't my experience. And I think it wasn't the experience of many other women... and they think that they are alone. In fact, I have that on good authority. I didn't experience this beautiful reunion with my son that was full of bliss and relief and "happiness" (I have a problem with the idea that we are supposed to be "happy" all the time, there is so mu
Everyone goes nuts about so called "superfoods" - most of which is misguided. In this post I want to challenge some of the common beliefs surrounding 3 popular foods. 1. QUINOA I have a massive issue with quinoa
It's touted as this incredible superfood - and it's really not.
BUT, JEN, IT'S PACKED FULL OF PROTEIN!
No it's not. Read the damn lable. It has 3g of protein per 100g .
That's exactly the same as rice. RICE! "But, Jen, quinoa has COMPLETE protein, rice is missing