Hopefully you had a rejuvenating weekend and are off to a great week!
Late last year, I blogged about how I had given up dairy, which you can read about here. Well, when I got pregnant, that all went out the window. 🙂 I had a terrible aversion to meat during the first trimester, so I knew I had to get my protein from somewhere. One of the ways that I supplemented my diet was with this delicious yogurt snack! [1 cup of this yogurt has 20g of protein.] I also loved that it was an easy way to incorporate superfoods such as blueberries, cacao powder, cinnamon and chia seeds into my diet.
This weekend, we headed to Fort Worth to spend a relaxing weekend and celebrate our #Babymoon. This town holds a special place in my heart because we got married here. We stayed in the same hotel where we said “I do” and that made it all the more memorable.
When we were looking for places to go on our Babymoon, we talked about Florida [Zika], Mexico beaches [Zika], Arizona and Charleston [still a bit too cold], and Cali [long flight for a short weekend]. There seemed to be something that came up with every city we discussed. So we kept it simple and went with a place we both love: Fort Worth.
Before making this seemingly drastic decision of getting rid of cable, my husband and I talked about it for quite some time. The 500 channels that we were paying for were clearly not being utilized. We spent most of our time in the evenings watching mind-numbing programs that were just on for background noise. We enjoyed winding down with The Big Bang Theory, Family Guy [his fave] and the evening panel news discussions [mine].
Lots has happened since we last talked and I have some exciting news: I am expecting and am 22 weeks along! It has been quite the journey and I couldn’t be more excited and grateful for this blessing. When I got pregnant, I got a bit stuck in not knowing how to address this big life change on social media. I decided to take a mini hiatus to clear my mind and [hopefully] figure it out. And what better way to get back to our little space on the internet than with some dreamy 2018 goals?! [Preggo or not, this planning-loving, Type A gal likes to have a clear vision for the year ahead. 😉 You can check out my 2017 resolutions here.]
Hope your week is off to a great start! Apologies for my lack of post last week. I was traveling for a conference that lasted three days (and where I got to speak!!), so I had to focus on the event, client work and two work dinners. But now, we’re back to regularly scheduled programming… 🙂
Today I want to talk about dairy: the good, the bad and the ugly. My family and friends know that I gave up dairy this January. So it’s been about ten months that I’ve been dairy-free and I wanted to share my journey with you. If you’re considering making the move, hopefully this post helps you weigh the pros and cons. [Also, this is my experience and what has personally worked for me. Everyone is different and I encourage you to find what works for you!]