My 3rd was pregnancy was hard. Like, really fucking hard. I wanted to get pregnant. I really did. I was super excited when the stick said positive. But then week 7 rolled in and things changed. I was sick. So sick. Dry heaving constantly. Feeling like the life was being sucked out of me. I hated it. I absolutely hated it. There was a day in particular, early on, where I forced myself … [Read more...] about Sometimes Pregnancy Is Hard
Hi Friends! My 3rd pregnancy is in the books and I'll be honest I'm excited to be heading back to coaching pregnant women in fitness instead of being a being a pregnant woman in fitness! Pregnancy... Not my favorite chapter in life. This last pregnancy, while super difficult from an emotional and sickness perspective, was the best pregnancy yet from a fitness perspective. They say the 3rd … [Read more...] about How To Modify Crossfit In Pregnancy
Call it the era of Maria Kondo, call it pregnancy nesting, but friends I have been organizing up a storm over here. I've decided to blame it on my mother and all the toys she got for my kids this past Christmas. Come December 26th I was over the clutter and mess which could only mean one thing. After several trips to the Container Store and more money spent than I'd care to admit … [Read more...] about 4 Tips To Organize Your Playroom
Moms, tell the truth, when you hear people talk about weekly food prep are you like: via GIPHY Because I totally am. As much as I love the idea that all my food will be prepped and ready to go on the weekend, I just don’t have multiple hours to spend in the kitchen to make that happen. To be completely honest with you, even if I did have the time, that’s not how I would … [Read more...] about Simple Food Prep Tips for Busy Moms
I recently announced my pregnancy and since it's the 3rd one there wasn't a big reveal to our friends and family. It kind went like this. Except I was generally laying on the couch trying not to dry heave when I told people. Quick question: WHY do I always forget this happens to me and I keep getting pregnant? This is FOR SURE baby number last at our house. Someone schedule my … [Read more...] about My Favorite Core Exercises For Pregnancy
This is a question I get asked a lot. You've had a baby and you're ready to move again, do you really have to wait 6 weeks to get back at it? Listen mamas, I hear all the undertones to that question, probably because I too experienced a LOT of emotion about getting back to exercise after I had a baby. For me, there was EXCITEMENT about getting back to exercise now that I wasn't hauling around a … [Read more...] about Can You Return To Exercise Before 6 Weeks Postpartum?