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12 Things I Want to Tell Every College-Aged Woman | cleaneatingveggiegirl.com

When I'm not writing this 'ole blog, you are likely to find me at my full-time, 40-hour per week job.  I work in higher education at a local state school, which results in me spending my days talking to mostly 18 to 22 year-olds about academics, life, career goals, etc. I have worked at this particular [...]

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Why I'm Not Eating Paleo While Pregnant (and maybe you shouldn't either!) | cleaneatingveggiegirl.com

My thoughts on eating Paleo while pregnant... or not!  Hint: this is not going to be a "how to eat Paleo while pregnant" post. Before I got pregnant in October, some might say I was following one of the healthiest possible diets for my body (emphasis on my body).  I chose foods based on the Paleo [...]

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A letter to the woman with morning sickness... | cleaneatingveggiegirl.com

A letter to the woman with morning sickness, First of all, congratulations!  You're pregnant!  That's pretty darn amazing, awesome, wonderful, and beautiful.  I think we sometimes forget that part when we are in the thick of things with "morning" sickness <-- I use quotations because obviously we know it doesn't just occur at the beginning [...]

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The World Didn't End When I Gained Weight | cleaneatingveggiegirl.com

Three years ago, gaining weight would have had a profound impact on me emotionally.  And not in a good way.  Roughly three to four years ago I was experiencing an immense amount of change, both personally and professionally, and having control over my body's weight was the only way I felt I had some semblance [...]

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My Four-Day Food Rotation Diet + Why It Sucks | cleaneatingveggiegirl.com

My Four-Day Food Rotation Diet and Why It Sucks... How's that for a super blunt title? But for realz.  Rotation diets are not fun.  Just ask Jeremy.  He'll tell you that about all I have done for the past six weeks is whine about meal planning, prepping, and all things food-related.  For awhile I actually [...]

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How I'm Incorporating Mindfulness into Each Day with the Spire Mindfulness + Activity Tracker | cleaneatingveggiegirl.com #ad #CG #inSpire @Spireio

I have been working on my physical health for at least two to three years now.  The acid reflux, the joint/muscle pain, the irregular periods, the hair loss, the cystic acne, etc.  I've made dietary and supplement changes.  I have changed up my workout routine.  I have been sleeping more.  But I have also come [...]

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