Why I Continue Fussing Over An Age-Old Chicken Soup Recipe (Published in Parent Co)

Each year, as I put mums, pumpkin-flavored everything, and allergies behind me, my chicken soup cravings kick in. I cannot imagine contending with our winter colds, flu-scares, and frigid temperatures without this tried-and-true concoction. While the soup is time-consuming to Continue reading Why I Continue Fussing Over An Age-Old Chicken Soup Recipe (Published in Parent Co)

3 Ways Your Doctor Can Make Your Visit More Pleasant (Published In The Mighty)

This can’t be good. My blood pressure literally rose as I walked into the doctor’s waiting room, densely packed with fidgeting humans. I approached the receptionist and greeted her while fishing around for my insurance card and copay. This wasn’t my first Continue reading 3 Ways Your Doctor Can Make Your Visit More Pleasant (Published In The Mighty)

Here’s What Happened When I Gave Up Bread for 30 Days (Published In The Huffington Post)

In the last ten or twenty years bread has become the diet devil. What a fall from grace for a dietary staple that was once considered a divine and spiritual food. Didn’t God shower it from heaven on the Israelites Continue reading Here’s What Happened When I Gave Up Bread for 30 Days (Published In The Huffington Post)

4 Things I Wish I Knew Before My Daughter’s Concussion (Published in The Mighty)

This past summer, my teenager was accidentally elbowed in the nose, causing a fracture as well as a concussion. Although she complained for weeks of headaches, the doctors repeatedly assured her that headaches were a common symptom of nasal fractures. Continue reading 4 Things I Wish I Knew Before My Daughter’s Concussion (Published in The Mighty)

How I Got Into Shape After Quitting the Gym (Published in The Huffington Post)

I’ve been a group fitness junkie for as long as I can remember. I seemed to need the competitiveness inherent in group exercise even in high school in order to keep me accountable and working hard. Group bootcamps, kickboxing and Continue reading How I Got Into Shape After Quitting the Gym (Published in The Huffington Post)