Julia Dillon

Julia lives in Grosse Pointe with her husband and two kids. She’s a physician assistant, health coach, and personal trainer that loves health and fitness. She recently started a new IG account: myfirst7weeks.
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5 Places to Find Deep Dish Pizza In + Around Detroit

Deep dish pizza is delicious, and today is National Deep Dish Pizza Day! Yummy! Deep dish pizza was invented in 1943 in Chicago, and it is still loved by millions. Detroit style deep dish,...

101 Things to Make Moms Smile

There are lots of reasons to make moms smile, even though it’s been a tough eleven months. The difficult times help us to appreciate the small things. Sometimes it helps to see a reminder...

4 Ways for Moms to Save Money

People are always looking for ways to save money—especially moms! With everything from mobile apps to Facebook groups, it can be a little overwhelming trying to understand what fits for your family. The best...

Sober October: 6 Things I Learned When I Took a Break from Alcohol

A glass (or two) of wine on a Tuesday night. Several beers around the campfire up north. A gin and tonic to relax after chasing the kids around all day. As summer came to...

5 Things I Learned When I Ate a Vegan Diet for 7 Days

Vegetables, fruits, nuts, seeds, whole grains. Sounds delicious! There are so many diet recommendations out there, I decided to learn more about a vegan diet. After learning about it, I wanted to try it...

6 Behavior Changes That Can Help with Weight Loss after Pregnancy

I lost over 145 pounds after my two pregnancies. Yes, you read that right. I lost over 145 pounds after my two pregnancies (83 pounds one time, and 63 pounds the other). And yes,...

6 Tips to Avoid Holiday Weight Gain

It's the holiday season! Gatherings with friends and family are often centered around delicious (and high calorie) food traditions and drinking more than usual. New Year's Resolutions don't start yet, so you can splurge...

Five Easy Steps to Hosting a Healthy Tailgate

Fall means football, and what’s more fun than going to a game? Sometimes the thought of hosting a tailgate seems daunting, but it’s easier than you think. And it’s just as easy to have...

Introducing Julia Dillon…a Grosse Pointe Mom

Hi, moms! My name is Julia, and I live in Grosse Pointe. I grew up in Troy, went to college in Virginia, and then came back to Michigan. I love it here!   My husband and...