Everyone is talking about their New Year’s Resolutions. While my friends are planning to “lose 20 pounds” or “run a marathon,” I am announcing that “I have absolutely no diet or fitness goals!” I bristle at the mere thought of a resolution to lose weight, diet, or exercise more. I don’t have a good track […]
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Habits are hard to change, especially nutrition habits. Food is so important in our lives! We eat multiple times a day and there are many decisions involving food. We often do many of the wrong things when trying to change our nutrition habits. Here are the top 5 Nutrition Habits you should avoid this year. […]
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This post is sponsored by barre3 Albuquerque. We at Albuquerque Moms Blog choose to work with businesses we feel bring value to our readers. If someone would have told me that mothering is an extreme sport before I had children, I would have brushed it off as an exaggeration. However, that’s the exact thought that […]
Everything seemed to happen at once. Most of our community of friends moved away due to job changes. People I saw on a regular basis suddenly weren’t there anymore. Our relationship with our best friends broke down. My husband was in school, working and studying long hours. It put a strain on our marriage. We […]
If you’re a dog owner, you’ve seen news stories and countless social media posts regarding the recently discovered link between grain-free diets and heart disease in dogs. You’ve also probably wondered what you should believe and if this is something that could affect your own dogs. To help give us all some clarity on this […]
The holidays are around the corner and we all know what that means . . . bags of Halloween candy, pumpkin pies, sweet potato casserole, and all of those warm chocolate chip cookies (for Santa, of course). Unfortunately, all of those yummy treats are NOT calorie friendly and can result in some pesky pounds. It […]
My friend Lori was posted up at home, fresh out of surgery on a broken ankle, when she discovered a lump in her breast. Nine months later, she succumbed to the breast cancer that had since taken over the rest of her body. When she passed, I swore I’d do monthly breast self-exams. That was […]
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We all know we should probably drink more water, especially in our dry New Mexico climate. Not only does staying hydrated keep our bodies healthy, but it keeps our skin clear and hair shiny (and who doesn’t want that?). On average, we should drink 8-10 eight-ounce glasses of water a day (and breastfeeding moms need […]
Life Dreams Don’t Include Breast Cancer When she called to tell me she had stage 4 breast cancer, I fell silent. Stage 4? What does this mean? All I could do was ask, “When do you want me to come?” She started crying. We both did. We lived so far apart, and life had taken […]
This post is sponsored by CycleBar. We choose to work with businesses we feel bring added value to our readers. A quick Google search could give you plenty of information on why cardiovascular fitness is important: improved mood, sex, sleep. But if it’s not already part of your routine, getting started can feel impossible. If […]
New Mexico is such a great place for outdoor activities, but I recently tried one I hadn’t before, stand-up paddle boarding. Here are a few things I learned as a total beginner. It’s…Inflatable? I know, I was surprised to learn this too. But yes, most of them are inflatable. Inflatable paddle boards are durable, easy […]