April 2018

Grateful for Jersey Mom Support Groups 💗

2018-05-28T16:41:19+00:00 April 30th, 2018|Categories: Postpartum, Self-Care|Tags: |

Taken by Michelle Goitia, April 2018 • JC Bump • New Mom Support Group I've spent April visiting several of the mom support groups & gatherings in Hoboken and in Jersey City, speaking to women about pelvic physical therapy - what it is, why it's important, and what to expect when you work with a pelvic PT. The insightful questions and honest, open discussion has been both inspiring and exciting -- especially [...]

November 2017

Postprandial Somnolence – The Food Coma

2018-05-28T17:16:41+00:00 November 29th, 2017|Categories: Self-Care|Tags: |

Time for Word of the Day Wednesday. Well, it's a phrase today, and one of my favorites: POSTPRANDIAL SOMNOLENCE. It's the itis. The food coma. That sleepy, lethargic feeling as you undo your belt buckle a few notches after feasting on Thanksgiving dinner. Oh, by the way - happy belated Turkey Day! So, why does postprandial somnolence happen? Well, for one, after we've eaten, the body recognizes there is food in our digestive system, [...]