Early on in nutrition school we did an icebreaker activity that involved sharing a food-related thing they were currently interested in (I was grooving on delicata squash at the time). One of my classmates shared that she was enjoying making her own almond milk which really impressed the teacher. Since there are few things I love more than the attention and approval of a teacher, I raised my hand when she asked if anyone else was in the habit.
I started seeing a chiropractor during my pregnancy to take care of a sticky SI joint, but the real trouble began about four months postpartum. By that time the relaxin had left my body, I was no longer operating on adrenaline alone and months of walking a stubborn baby to sleep had taken a toll. And if I’m being totally honest my diet had been based predominantly on chocolate chips. That SI joint wasn’t just sticky, it was stuck and causing me a lot of pain.