Fertility and Alcohol

We all know that you should NOT drink when you're pregnant. However, this question also comes up A LOT when I see patients who are trying or struggling to conceive:   Is it OK to drink alcohol when  you're just trying...

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What does infertility feel like?

For some reason, I've had MANY conversations this week with people from my inner circle about what it feels like from my perspective of going through my infertility. Don't get me wrong, my friends have been my ROCK over...

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Clinic Update: Pineapple Health

It's with great sadness that I need to make this clinic update. Unfortunately, the downtown core has not come back to its pre-pandemic state and our rent is going back to pre-pandemic rates.  Our clinic owner has made the difficult...

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Recipe: Lychee Ice Cream – Dairy-Free AND Full Dairy Versions

My FAVOURITE dessert is ice cream - full stop. Growing up, my parents used to get 3 tubs of "Chinese ice cream" for us to indulge in whenever we'd have family over for a summer BBQ: Mango Lychee Red bean I...

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Advocating for Yourself

I learned A LOT when I was in and out of the hospital over 8 weeks after my incredibly BUMPY fertility journey (HERE are the details if you're interested!). During my first (of many) hospital stays, my first "roommate" asked me...

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Recipe: Carrot Cake!

Carrot cake is one of my FAVOURITE cakes -- second only to strawberry shortcake 🥰 If you're looking for a cookbook with tons of healthy yet yummy recipes, you should check out Joy McCarthy's series of cookbooks! You can find...

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What drains your cup?

Healthy habits that feed your soul and fill your cup are super important BUT have you thought about what you should AVOID? Take a moment to think about things that you do on a daily basis that may drain your cup...

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Cycle Syncing

Have you noticed that you have times in the month where you can fun longer, lift heavier & workout more consistently? Whereas other months you can't even find the energy to go for a walk? A few years ago, the...

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The 4 Phases of Your Menstrual Cycle

Now that you know what your menstrual cycle is and what the key hormones involved are, let's break down your menstrual cycle into 4 main phases:   1️⃣ Menstruation = Days 1-7 🌟 All of your hormones are at their lowest levels...

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Your Menstrual Cycle – The Hormones

These are the 4 major players when it comes to your menstrual cycle hormones: 1️⃣ Estrogen helps to grow & mature your uterine lining + mature your eggs before ovulation 2️⃣ Progesterone controls the build up your your uterine lining +...

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