Dealing with a chronic health issue? You are not alone. With a two little ones in tow, today’s guest never would have expected to receive an arthritis, gestational diabetes, & type 2 diabetes diagnosis. Author of “The Great Latke Cook Off" and other upcoming titles including “Mommy's Get Tired” Lauren Ranalli is going to speak to us about how she was forced to slow down & make accommodations for her health all while working full time in the public health sector, being a professional writer & literacy advocate. Have you downloaded the new free pdf on 5 Self Care Tips for the New Year!? It's free! Go to the website & pick it up! Go to https://www.soulmammas.com to receive the PDF, and read more on her story, show notes, take-aways and more! Come on over to the Facebook Group & hear happenings from our community and to meet like minded mamas like yourself! Please support the podcast by following me on Instagram where you will also receive episode updates, photos & audio clips!