The First Day of the Rest of My Life…

I’m so glad you dropped by! My name is Holly and I was born and raised and currently reside in Vancouver, WA. It’s an ever-growing suburban city across the river from Portland, OR, and it rains here. A lot. But I love it.

I called my site Soggy Granola Mama as a play on words. Crunchy/Granola moms are those extreme hippie mamas; well, I’m a Soggy Granola Mom. I research nutrition and make the best choices for my family; we eat organic, natural, sustainable, but NOT always. I’m a fitness nut, and exercise anywhere from 2-5 times per week (believe it or not I’ve lost a total of 60lbs, AND kept off for 6 years so far!), yet don’t feel guilty for wanting to take an extra couple days to rest or for eating/feeding my family sugar now and then.

I’m constantly reading about health and nutrition to educate myself, make smart choices to help my family and myself live our best lives, yet I don’t push my beliefs on those who don’t follow mine. I would, however, love to have a place to talk about and share what works for us at home, and hopefully it will help someone out there in this great big world!

My health and wellness journey includes physical, mental and spiritual health, for a well-rounded life, body and soul. I have Generalized Anxiety Disorder, PTSD and am currently working through a moderate episode of Major Depressive Disorder. I meditate, do yoga, see a therapist, use essential oils AND I’m on Zoloft. See? Soggy Granola Mama is at it again.

I look forward to sharing my story and experiences with you all, and hope you find the ability to relate to any or all of it. I’d love to get to know you all, as well, and look forward to building a strong, caring community of Soggy Granola Mamas along the way ❤

Yours Truly,

Holly, Soggy Granola Mama

Good company in a journey makes the way seem shorter. — Izaak Walton


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