Ever since I stopped formally working out during pregnancy, I wondered what my relationship with fitness would look like postpartum. Would my passion for fitness disappear? Would I have a healthier relationship with the gym than ever before? Would I freak out about the way my body changed and revert into my restrictive, self deprecating… Continue reading 6 Weeks Postpartum: Back to the Gym?
When I was pregnant, I was so lasered in on the uncertainty of labor and delivery that I was completely blindsided by what life would be like once my son had entered this world. More specifically, I had no idea just how exhausting getting through nights would be. This little bundle of joy also doubles… Continue reading A Night in the Life with a Newborn
This motherhood journey of unconditional love and sacrifice started off with a bang. As you'll probably be able to tell from my story, giving birth was the hardest experience of my life, and I'll be recovering from it for a while. That said, I am happy to tell the story of the birth of my… Continue reading My Birth Story: Not as Planned
Let me start off by saying that this baby has taught me to have patience, trust, and an open mind. Like many (if not all) new mothers, I started this pregnancy with little to no expectations. I knew some women got morning sickness while others didn’t. I knew some women truly enjoyed pregnancy while others… Continue reading The Waiting Game: 39 Weeks Pregnant
I never knew how interested I would be in learning about what other expectant mothers pack in their hospital bags. I would seriously hate to know how many YouTube videos I’ve watched about labor & delivery, newborn life, and hospital bag packing. Well here is my chance to add to the massive pool of pregnant… Continue reading Packing My Hospital Bag: It’s Almost Baby Time
I can't believe I just ordered postpartum essentials for my hospital bag. My little man is going to be here before I know it, and it is blowing my mind. You would think my bowling ball of a stomach would make his imminent arrival feel more real, but I have gotten used to my body… Continue reading Third Trimester Update- 34 Weeks
If you follow me on Instagram, you probably know that recently I have been enjoying baking sweet treats and cooking delicious vegetarian food. It’s not that I just decided to start taking pictures now for the first time. It’s that this is the first time in my adult life that I am not afraid of… Continue reading How Pregnancy Changed My Perspective of Food
Hello 23 weeks! This boy is growing so fast. I knew going into this pregnancy that I would probably have a good-sized bump given that I have a short torso and a small frame overall. That said, I didn't expect how quickly it would happen. There is virtually no space between my ribs, bra line,… Continue reading Pregnancy Update: 23 Weeks- Body Image, Preparing During Social Distancing