Archive for the ‘Pregnancy’ Category

June 12, 2017

LOVEFEST COMMUNITY UPDATE – Kylie McGregor, Holistic Nutritionist and co-fouder of Wellspace Co.

Kylie McGregor is a Certified Nutritional Practitioner, Culinary Nutrition Expert and co-founder of Wellspace Co. After four years working in Toronto as a publicist, Kylie’s passion for nutrition, a desire to learn more and share this knowledge with others led her to enroll in Meghan Telpner’s Culinary Nutrition Expert Program, which provides an in-depth education around the healing properties of various foods and how to prepare them. Upon completion of this three-month program, Kylie decided to further her education and enrolled at the Institute of Holistic Nutrition in Vancouver, where she completed the one-year diploma program. Kylie hopes to share the knowledge she’s gained on her own journey, and encourage others to take control of their own health, wellness and happiness.

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March 20, 2017

Day 9: Spring 21 Day Holistic Eating and Living Journey

I wrote a post today on Instagram about anxiety and confusing it for being afraid of transition, change, new ideas, big ideas, good things, scary things and really just the moment before something totally fucking awesome happens. It happens to me all the time. It’s what happens (I think) when you finally open your heart and ask the Universe (or God, or your higher being – whatever you call it) for what you truly want.

It’s a moment where all gets tight in your chest and where you really don’t want to mess anything up because you can kind of just see all the good stuff peaking around the corner.

A few things that help to keep me grounded during times like these:

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March 6, 2017

SPRING: 21 Day Holistic Eating and Living Journey

As I was washing the dishes last night, rerunning all of my current stresses, to do lists and plain and simple things I want to get done, I realized that I could really easily collapse tomorrow and not wake up.

I know the likely hood of that happening is slim, and I know it’s not helpful to get myself worked up about the what if- could be -maybe of tomorrow but it did make me think. It made me think of the million things that are currently on my mind in this moment. And that instead of not really focusing on any of them, I could be focusing on what’s going on in my body in this moment. And where I am.

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February 9, 2017

This is where we are

Reflecting on an intimate evening with new and comforting faces isn’t always easy. It’s a lot – to put your heart out there – to wear it whole heartedly on your sleeve. To make yourself vulnerable, sharing personal stories to help connect one person to another. But I’ve quickly realized that it is one of the main reasons why I started doing this. And if it wasn’t that, I’m pretty sure motherhood would have done a mighty fine job.

When I think back to my first dinner – 4 months postpartum, trying to cook and breastfeed, and be okay with leaving her for 5 hours. Pumping and having a glass of wine. It was a lot –

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