• POUND: I’m Back!

    Season’s Greetings! I am back after a long hiatus from all things related to Hello Wellness and happy to report that I am starting a POUND session in January through the Community Ed program with Des Moines Public Schools. As many of you know, the last time I taught POUND I looked a little different:  …

  • Once Upon a Time

    Once upon a time, in a land far, far away (also known as before I had a baby), I exercised twice a day and cared about things like visible panty lines and air drying most of my clothes. My, how times have changed. I’ve only written two posts in 2017 and they’re both about my baby. …

  • Dear Mom Friends

    Dear Mom Friends, I came upon a photo recently that made me smile and laugh: This was summer 2010 and you were gathering your small children for a photo at my request. As you can see no one other than me was cooperating. At the time I remember thinking something along the lines of “what cute babies …

  • Hello Baby

    Happy New Year a month late! I’ve taken time away from all things Hello Wellness as I’m a new mom and, well, I don’t think I need to explain any further. Early in January my daughter, Audrey, was born and so my days and nights have been consumed with breastfeeding, changing diapers, taking cat naps, and …