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Overcoming denial & making changes to support fertility

Overcoming denial & making changes to support fertility

Beth is a registered nurse and nursing professor with a background in obstetrical nursing from just outside St. Louis, Missouri. In an effort to "get in the best shape possible" before she and her husband tried to conceive, she unintentionally set herself down a path...

Pressing pause on IVF and getting pregnant naturally

Pressing pause on IVF and getting pregnant naturally

Jean wrestled with an eating disorder and Hypothalamic Amenorrhea from her late teens until her 30s. She started working with Lindsey at age 30 with the hopes of becoming pregnant. After over a decade of period loss, excessive exercise, and a complicated relationship...

Going from No Period to Pregnant in 8 Weeks

Going from No Period to Pregnant in 8 Weeks

Kelly has been a physical therapist for 7 years and lives in eastern Pennsylvania w/her husband of 5 years. Shortly after getting married, Kelly lost her period due to Hypothalamic Amenorrhea. After months of trying recovery on her own, Kelly joined Lindsey's program...

Recovery Reflections 7 years Later

Recovery Reflections 7 years Later

Join me for a casual conversation with my friend Kristen Kelly whom I met through HA recovery 7 years ago! We review our experiences coming to terms with an HA diagnosis, what recovery looks and feels like now versus then, and our reflections on how recovery has...

Pushing Past The Discomfort Of Weight Gain To Finally Recover 

Pushing Past The Discomfort Of Weight Gain To Finally Recover 

Rachel is a pediatric speech-language pathologist who lives in Chattanooga, Tennessee, with her husband Alec, and their dog Sloane. Rachel grew up with a very positive relationship around food and exercise; however, her desire to "lose a little weight for senior prom"...

How this runner recovered her period in just 8 week 

How this runner recovered her period in just 8 week 

Andrea Hunter is originally from Colombia but has been in the US since 2010.  In 2014 she met the two loves of her life: her husband Zach, and running. As a goal oriented person, Andrea set a goal to run the 6 major marathons in Boston, Chicago, NY, London, Berlin,...

Skipping Clomid And Giving Natural Pregnancy A Shot 

Skipping Clomid And Giving Natural Pregnancy A Shot 

Robin is a proud mother of a 14 month old boy and is expecting baby number 2 in February. She works full time as a surgeon. She was a competitive gymnast growing up and a three season athlete throughout high school. After her competitive athletic career she struggled...

Period Recovery with an Active Job

Period Recovery with an Active Job

Haley Pope is originally from Virginia but is currently deployed in the U.S. Navy. She loves Jesus, the beach, baking, yoga, and spending time with loved ones. She has also been a fitness and nutrition junkie her whole life. So much so that her friends, family, and...

Period Recovery with an Active Job

Overcoming Orthorexia, Anxiety, and Digestive Issues

Natalie lives in Winter Garden, Florida, where she works in marketing strategy for Disney. She also teaches barre3 classes at a local studio. Natalie spent her life as an athlete and had always struggled with body image as a tall, athletically built girl. After...

Period Recovery when Fertility isn’t a Goal

Period Recovery when Fertility isn’t a Goal

Layla is a legal marketing professional who lives in San Diego, CA, with her husband and dog. Her issues with food and exercise began at a young age when she was put on countless diets starting around age 9. Her issues got worse when she started law school when she...

Healing from Amenorrhea for 10 years

Healing from Amenorrhea for 10 years

Sam is a registered sports dietitian in Massachusetts who battled amenorrhea for 10 years.  She battled disordered eating and excessive exercise under the guise of health for years. When she finally sought out help for period recovery, she was assured by doctors...

The Period Recovery and Fertility Podcast:

On the Period Recovery and Fertility Podcast we discuss the challenging, rewarding, and life-changing process of recovering your period and finding freedom with a healthier balance of food and exercise. Whether you’re hoping to regain your cycle and get your health on track, or you’re ready to become a momma- this podcast is for you.

While the recovery process isn’t always rainbows and butterflies, it’s my hope to bring you both information and inspiration during your own recovery journey.

meet the host

The topic of infertility related to disordered eating and period loss is very near and dear to my heart. By sharing my personal story with HA, recovery, and life after recovery I’ve connected with thousands of women who share a similar experience. Having a podcast is a way for me to continue to share inspiration and spread awareness about HA, how to recover, and talk about what it’s like to finally have freedom with food and exercise!

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