Three Steps Forward, Two Steps Back

Two months ago, I received clearance from my doctor to get serious about my postpartum health and exercise journey. As many of you have read, I recommend setting goals for your wellness and fitness journey that are SMART: specific, measurable, achievable, relevant,...

What Else is the IUD Doing in There?

Have you ever heard of an intrauterine device (IUD) as an option for birth control? I hadn’t heard much about it, except for a few friends getting them instead of using the pill. The following is my experience with this option. It may not have any of these effects on...

Mama Carol’s to-die-for Tomato Sauce

Here at Bridging the Gap, we love to eat. And Carol Lund, our fearless leader, is an amazing cook! Actually, she’s amazing at a lot of things. We all love her as if she were our own mom. We’ve all been begging her for years to let us in on the secret of her to-die-for...

Conquering the Grill Grates

Summertime is grillin’ time, right? Actually, we love to grill all year long, though my husband does protest a bit when the temperature drops below zero. He’s also not fond of dirty grill grates. He’s sure they’re going to give him cancer. And I guess since he’s...