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I love asparagus…with brown butter sauce, in quiche, on salad. Yummmm. I remember watching the Food Network where someone showed how to “bend and snap” asparagus to find the natural point where the spear goes from woody and fibrous to tender and green. This was such an a-ha moment for me. I had been doing it […]

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While Preston’s birth didn’t happen exactly how I had planned, my recovery was better than I could have imagined. It felt great to be able to care for my baby and visit with friends and family just hours after the birth. I remember sitting on the hospital bed the day after he was born eating a […]

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At the end of Week Two of “The Food Babe Way” on my quest to lose my baby weight, I am down a total of seven pounds and feeling fantastic. It was a bit disheartening to step on the scale this week and see that I’ve lost only three pounds, but I have to remind […]

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I’ve been struggling for several months to make a dent in losing the “baby weight” from my last pregnancy.   This struggle has been such a contrast to my first pregnancy and subsequent weight loss. I gained over 50 pounds during first pregnancy and all of the weight melted off within a matter of weeks. […]

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