One of the most painful things is to watch our feline best friends in pain and feeling helpless as to what to do. Just six weeks ago, I thought we were going to lose my 8-year old cat, Riley, who I’ve had since he was a tiny kitten. Today, he’s sitting here on my […]

Animal Health, Health Journey, Immune System, Inflammation

Holistic Treatment Options for Feline Cystitis & My Personal Experience

By now, you know the aisles of your local Whole Foods or natural grocery store like the back of your hand. Every week, you stock up on your organic, gluten-free, ethically produced, non-GMO perfectly created ingredients including…   Green powders- ✓ Collagen- ✓ Organic eggs- ✓ Bone broth in the fridge- ✓ Wild blueberries in […]

Health Journey

It’s Whole Foods, It’s Healthy! Or Is it…?

I see it time and again: Clients come to me with a cabinet overflowing with supplement bottles in an effort to “cure” their chronic illness…yet they don’t feel any better. Many of these people have been taking these supplements for months or years, spending, on average $200-$400 PER MONTH. But natural supplements are supposed to be a […]

Health Journey

You Can’t Supplement Yourself Out of Chronic Illness (Here’s Why)

I recently returned from a magical 10-day vacation in Spain, which is a 6-hour time difference from where I live in Massachusetts. My biggest fear about returning was that I would likely feel jet lag for the next six days or so. (They say it takes one day per hour of time difference to adjust). […]

Health Journey, Stress

Hate Jet Lag? How to Biohack Your Body and Overcome it Quickly

    You’re a few days into vacation soaking up the sun, delicious new foods, and enjoying some well overdue R&R. And then…you start to feel bloated and heavy around your stomach, to the point where every meal feels less and less enjoyable. Was it something you ate? Maybe. Do you have a stomach bug? […]

Digestion, Health Journey, Inflammation

Constipation Ruining Your Travel? How to Avoid and Treat It

Note: This post contains affiliate links. If you choose to purchase through my link, I receive a small sum to compensate for running this blog. Thank you!!   Hemp oil, or CBD oil, is a hot topic these days as it’s now legal in all 50 U.S. states. I was a skeptic of it for […]

Health Journey, Inflammation, Stress

Hemp Cannabidiol (CBD): Body-Wide Benefits & How to Select the Right One

  Today I am beyond excited to launch what I consider the biggest, most important program offering in Thrive by Food’s history…   The Rise to Thrive Master Group   The Rise to Thrive Master Group is high-level supportive circle for women who want enviously awesome health by taking a full MIND-BODY approach. A six-month […]

Announcements, Health Journey

Introducing the Rise to Thrive Master Group

You can’t rush healing.   If stress got you here…wherever you are with your health…stress is not the way out. The body simply isn’t built to respond that way, especially if you want deep, real, lasting healing.   I had digestive issues brewing in me in high school, but it wasn’t until I felt incredible […]

Health Journey, Stress

You Can’t Heal Stress With More Stress

  I’m going to be completely honest with you: earlier this year, my health went completely haywire out of the blue (or so I thought) and this is the first time I’m opening up about it. I want to share my story because I want to give hope to those who may be dealing with […]

Health Journey

What To Do When Your Health Goes Absolutely Haywire

There’s a smoothie craze happening, and it’s creating stomachaches worldwide. We’re told that green smoothies are all you need to detox your way to a nourished mind, body, and spirit, but what if you get all those high-vibe ingredients and blend them all together, only to have your stomach tighten three minutes in? I get […]

Digestion, Health Coaching, Health Journey, Inflammation, Uncategorized

Smoothies Giving You a Stomachache? Here’s Why