About Julie Goonan

Julie Goonan

Julie Goonan

Julie Goonan lives in Brighton, NY, with her husband, son, newborn daughter and their dog. She’s a brand development manager at Excellus Blue Cross BlueShield, adjunct marketing instructor, LGBTQ ally, and now a passionate supporter of those on the journey to grow a family.

Posts by Julie Goonan

12 Tips for Using a Bike Share

Bike shares are popping up in cities like mine (Rochester, NY). They’re great for quick trips to the neighborhood store, or for a group ride when with friends or out-of-town guests. It sounds like fun, but if you’re like me, you’re not quite sure how to do it. Yes, I know how to ride a…Read More »

Is Being Healthy as Simple as Standing Up?

We all do it. We know we do it. Yet we don’t know how to change it. We sit too much. Many of us think we are more active than we really are. I was shocked to find out that I spend an average of 13 hours a day sitting. I promise – I’m even…Read More »

Conceiving A Miracle: When Getting Pregnant Isn’t A Given

“What are you guys waiting for?” That’s the question friends and family would ask every year at my son’s birthday parties. Little did everyone know that we’d been struggling for years to have our second child. Our struggle to conceive has been fraught with doubt and disappointment.   But for the first time, I’m also feeling…Read More »