My Honest Account of Getting the Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccines

My Honest Account of Getting the Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccines

As many of you know, the COVID-19 vaccine is a novel vaccine. NOVEL as in ground-breaking, innovative, pioneering, new. Never in the history of vaccines have we as a world been able to pull off such a tremendous outpouring of scientific research, clinical trials, and production in such a limited amount of time. But when [...]

My Favorite Beautycounter Products for Christmas

My Favorite Beautycounter Products for Christmas

There's no better gift than the gift of clean beauty. And Beautycounter is the current frontrunner in the clean beauty industry! Since its inception in 2013,  Beautycounter and founder Gregg Renfrew have made huge improvements to the American beauty scene. By changing legislation and sourcing cleaner, more-mindfully sourced ingredients, their company is making waves to improve and protect [...]

Let’s Talk PCOS

Let’s Talk PCOS

September is PCOS Awareness Month As a Physician Assistant, female and, endometriosis warrior, I've found that women's health issues are some of my favorite to discuss. Not only are they a part of my own story, but they are also a huge source of empowerment for women. The more we know and understand our bodies, [...]

How to Order a Healthier Starbucks Pumpkin Cold Brew

How to Order a Healthier Starbucks Pumpkin Cold Brew

For those of us currently in the fall spirit but not yet experiencing those autumnal temperatures, I've got a Starbucks hack for you. Ditch the hot PSL and try the Starbucks Pumpkin Spice Cold Foam Cold Brew! Not only is it iced (PRAISE THE LAMB!), but it's also packed with all the fall flavor. Traditionally [...]

Let’s Talk Suicide Prevention

Let’s Talk Suicide Prevention

September is National Suicide Prevention Month And I'm choosing to use this month as an opportunity to start the conversation about mental health and wellness. This year has been challenging in more ways than one. The CDC published an article in September entitled Mental Health, Substance Use, and Suicidal Ideation during the COVID-19 Pandemic. It's [...]