I Pledge Not To Provide “Updates” On Postpartum Weight Loss, and This Photo Explains Why

So, I'll come right out and say it: I see a lot of women post "updates" about where they are in their postpartum weight loss journey. I respect these journeys; they are not easy. I realize that posting about it on social media can be therapeutic. I also realize how detrimental it can be. It … Continue reading I Pledge Not To Provide “Updates” On Postpartum Weight Loss, and This Photo Explains Why

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An Open Letter To The Woman Who Gave Me Shitass “Advice” On A Mom-To-Be Message Board

Let me preface this: I have never been a fan of "mommy groups." I have always been a fan of empowering moms to have confidence and take care of themselves. The two are not interchangeable. Why don't I care for them? I just don't fit in with the whole "mommy group" crowd. No, I don't … Continue reading An Open Letter To The Woman Who Gave Me Shitass “Advice” On A Mom-To-Be Message Board

Affirmations For Pregnant Mamas #OnTheRun

I am exactly 38 weeks pregnant today, and I began my day running 5K (3.1 miles). I've continued to run 2-3 days per week through my entire pregnancy, and I am extremely proud of how I've sharpened my mental state to keep that up! It hasn't been an easy journey (and I don't think it … Continue reading Affirmations For Pregnant Mamas #OnTheRun

Yes, Running While Pregnant Is Safe For Me & The Baby

That photo above is me running in my first trimester (feeling nauseated but determined). I'll just get to the point though, y'all: You would not BELIEVE the amount of people who message me on Instagram and tell me I shouldn't run because "it can't be safe for the baby." Here are some stellar examples: You'll … Continue reading Yes, Running While Pregnant Is Safe For Me & The Baby

Running For Two: Entry 2 // 9 WEEKS | Morning Sickness & Running

First off, let's get something straight: It isn't morning sickness for most of us. Nah. For many of us, it's morning sickness in every time zone and it can last all day, by extremely random as far as time-of-day, and sometimes doesn't even strike until later in the day. For the most part, my sickness … Continue reading Running For Two: Entry 2 // 9 WEEKS | Morning Sickness & Running

Running For Two: Entry 1 // 8 Weeks | Where It All Began

I still can't believe I am starting an entire series on running while pregnant. I'm really happy about it now, but as many of my followers know, this was not the plan. I enjoyed having my daughter and my stepson. It was very manageable and while they have their moments, they're low maintenance. And then one … Continue reading Running For Two: Entry 1 // 8 Weeks | Where It All Began