Adapting to pregnancy: Things I look forward to about not being pregnant

Here I sit, 35 weeks pregnant, and the days are flying by. I am patiently waiting for the period in which, according to many ‘helpful’ individuals, time stops and you feel as though you have been pregnant for 5 years. Thank you for the helpful advice *eye roll* but so far I feel as if […]

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Martha’s Vineyard

Good Morning readers! While taking a spontaneous trip to Martha’s Vineyard for a few days, I was really missing my old self more than ever. Our vacations usually go like this: Wake up, run/workout, eat, walk around, shop, eat, take a nap, hang out with a cocktail [by the pool/beach], walk around, eat, more cocktails, […]

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Finding New Ways To Be Happy

Hello all, A few thoughts on trying to find things that make you happy, when you can’t do the things that you normally would.Β  Still in recovery from back surgery and I’m worried I haven’t been careful enough. I haven’t done strenuous things, mostly because I have no energy (this is why), but I have […]

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Dealing with Stress

Good morning everyone! We all have stressors. Sometimes the stress is manageable, sometimes it builds up and you feel like you might explode. You completely give up and hide from the world in a sea of pillows and blankets (super effective technique, by the way). Sometimes we are more able to deal with the stress, […]

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Independence Day: Repurposed Tacos

I’m entering a stage of pregnancy where I am always STARVING yet consistently repulsed by the texture, taste, and thought of most food groups. Finding something I can eat and somewhat enjoy is a serious win.

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“Showing”

Hi Everyone! As promised, I have a few ‘thoughts’ on the whole being pregnant thing I just can’t help but share. When your bumpin’ and you know it…but no one else does. I’ve been pregnant for a while now (ok, 5 months) and the idea has totally set in. I just exist as a larger, […]

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My Back Injury and Pregnancy

Hi Readers! I’m back after my three-month hiatus… I couldn’t be happier. So what else happened to stop me from blogging (and working out) for so long? Well, As it turns out..I am pregnant! OK, so?   There is such a thing as working out when you’re pregnant…it’s actually a huge thing with an enormous […]

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Three Types of Stretching

Good Afternoon! What is the first thing you think of when you hear the word stretch. I’ll tell you what I think of; pain. The severe discomfort of extending your muscles farther than they want to go and holding the position until you are red in the face, possibly shaking. Well, this is how I […]

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