Category Archives for Health

Making Milk

I breastfeed. Not only do I breastfeed, I breastfeed twins. In total, over the course of the last 7+ years as a mother I’ve been breastfeeding for over 50 months (and no, I’m not counting the twins

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LIFE: the leading cause of death

This article, Snow Brains struck a nerve with me, as my husband and the father of my children is an extreme athlete. I too, am a born risk taker.  Now that I’m a mother to two amazing

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Announcing the #BodyThanks Event

If I asked you what you are thankful for right now…what would you say?Would you say you are thankful for your health? Your family and friends? Your job or the view from your bedroom window?All of those

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Broken

I cannot conceive children. Well, not without medications, injections, doctors and about $15,000.00.I did not know this until I was 28, married and trying hard to be a mom before hitting 30. My body could

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Mommy Do I need to go on a Diet?

The question felt a bit out of left field.  But as the mother of a child, of a little girl, I suppose I shouldn’t ever really be surprised, right?She is eight-going-on-twenty-eight, after all. And

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Dieting Last Resorts

I decided to go on a raw foods diet. Mostly it sounds fine to me except it virtually excludes my favorite food groups: coffee, cheese and bread.Coffee, cheese, and fresh baked sourdough are such an intrinsic

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A Declaration to Myself

Image courtesy of Project Heal. Find them on FB. Be Inspired.My name is Pauline M. Campos. I have a right to happiness, to ask for what I need in life, to choose with whom I sit and how I want to spend

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The Overnight: Fighting Stigma & Suicide Prevention

I have mental illness.Before motherhood, major depression and anxiety. After the kids came, things have started to look quite a bit like bipolar 2. I’ve struggled with self-worth and body image issues

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Reattaching the Hitch

This is funny. You know it is. Many of us have been there. Many of us are there right now. I skipped out on New Year’s Resolutions this time around because I know this is the exact track I’d be on.

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Good at Falling

Mexican Musings from MaineWe live on eight acres with a quarter mile long drive. And the mailbox is, of course and probably obviously, at the very end. Or the beginning, depending on which way you’re

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