6 Weeks Postpartum: Back to the Gym?

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…

The Waiting Game: 39 Weeks Pregnant

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…

Operation Period: Complete

I have been waiting for years to write this blog post: – 2.5 years ago- I was confused. I didn’t understand why I wasn’t getting my period. My brain fog was so thick that I didn’t realize my sadness and exhaustion had anything to do with my hormones or low body weight. My doctor at…

Being Healthy- It’s Not Just That Cz

When I first started this blog, the only thoughts that consumed my mind (outside of my mathematics studies of course) revolved around calories. How many calories should I consume to be small? What foods are “safe” to eat? How many calories can I burn by lifting weights?… You get the point. Sure, I wrapped it…

Operation Period Update- Part 3

The last time I wrote about my self-titled “Operation Period”, I was dedicating myself to relaxation. I was coming to terms with exercising less and eating more. Sounds easy right? Well, unfortunately, for someone who used to spend countless hours in the gym, this has been easier said than done. I spent a couple of…

Maine Reflections Part 1: Acadia National Park

I started off 2019 with only one definite plan for the year: a vacation in the beautiful state of Maine during the first week of August. At the time it felt like the wait of a lifetime, but we were riding up to the airport at 4:00am before I knew it. Before now, vacation to…

Day 1: Operation Period Update

I heard someone the other day say that they needed to get back on the wagon. They felt like they had been indulging a little too much, and that it was time to get back on track. This phrase is not revolutionary; in fact, it’s common for people to feel like they bounce on and…