Posts By: Dayna D

Happy International Women’s Day!

Happy International Women’s Day! Within every woman is the power to create + nurture + transform anything that is put in your way. Being a woman is a superpower, I mean come on we have the power to make another human. I honor you today to give out the confidence of being you in this world. You… Read more »

7 Weeks Postpartum to Fit Journal

It’s crazy, but in a month, we’ll be a full year from when the whole pregnancy adventure began. And as much as I enjoyed the whole “I-Am-Pregnant” thing, I have to admit I’m so ready to get my body back and be comfortable in the body I’m living in. I don’t have specific goals at… Read more »

Stella’s Birth Story and Postpartum Journey

Brace yourself, this will be a very long blog post…. I thought for sure I would be posting more since I was “off” from work. I really only took off work for 4 days, and went back to training at 5 weeks postpartum. But since we haven’t started Stella at daycare, I have been more… Read more »

BeYOUtiful Making the Best You Challenge Opens TODAY!

The New Year brings new opportunities.  As many people embark on their fitness goals for the New Year, I want to help motivate, educate and transform your body and mind! The Determinite Program is designed to push yourself to levels that you never knew you had. Your body will be exhausted after each workout and… Read more »

39 Weeks Pregnant

How far along: 39 Weeks 3 Days Symptoms: Just a lot of Braxton hicks, but totally normal for me. Bloating is not so much unless you include the belly! Lol! Not sleeping well, having lots of anxiety with the thought of going from one baby to two. I feel like I will miss my time… Read more »

38 Week Pregnancy Journal

How far along: 38 Weeks 5 Days Symptoms: My bloating has decreased, I have been drinking at least a gallon of water, and taking some Epsom salt baths, and moving more–so I think that has helped.  I have so much work, and clients to meet with before I finish work next week for a 8… Read more »

37 Week Pregnancy Journal

How far along: 37 Weeks 5 Days Symptoms: This week’s symptoms have increased, since Tuesday, I the bloating has started. I have a slight edema in my legs, arms and belly. My wedding ring is still on, so that is good. I hope it continues, I can’t remember when I have to take it off… Read more »

Holiday Family Activity List and Ideas

Our holidays center a lot on family activities, and we most love crafting and baking. And instead of gifts and goodies, I printed little cards for our advent calendar. Each one lists something we can do together each day. Some have days will have some sort of goodies, or fun active activity. Most of the… Read more »

36 Weeks Pregnancy Journal

How far along: 36 Weeks 5 Days Symptoms: This week’s symptoms are basically the same with some new added. I’m still getting the lightning bolt pain in the groin/hip flexor area, and also many Braxton hicks that are lasting a little longer. The little Miss, was really quiet again till Wednesday this week, she was… Read more »

35 Weeks Pregnancy Journal

How far along: 35 Weeks 5 Days I love being pregnant, but some days are harder than others. And well, let’s be honest the later the pregnancy goes the harder EVERYDAY is. I have been really trying to cherish every moment because this is my last pregnancy. I love the kicks and movement, I love… Read more »

34 Week Pregnancy Journal

How far along: 34 Weeks 5 Days Symptoms: Feeling almost back to normal after the stomach flu two weeks ago, I can’t believe how much longer it takes to feel better when you are pregnant. I really praying I stay healthy for the rest of this pregnancy. My lightning bolt pain that is coming from… Read more »

Thanksgiving Fit Tips

Just because this is a fitness and health blog, it doesn’t mean that I still don’t enjoy Thanksgiving dinner any less than the average eater. It’s almost impossible to resist a warm slice of apple pie or pumpkin pir to go along with that gravy-topped turkey. But I think we can all agree that post-meal,… Read more »