Posts Categorized: Pregnancy

The Return of Exercise after a C-Sесtіоn

Let’s talk about the recovery of a C-section, and the lack of education and resources for women post-surgery. If you’re lucky, you might have been told not to lift anything, not to drive, and not to exercise for 6 weeks. This is major abdominal and pelvic surgery. AND that may be it… No “what-to-do” check… 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 »

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 »

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 »

33 Weeks Pregnancy Journal

How far along: 33 Weeks 5 Days Symptoms: Since having the stomach flu since last week I really haven’t been feeling back to normal. Super nauseous and crampy, no appetite and super full after I eat anything. I have been also experiencing some light bolt pain that is coming from the hip flexor/groin area. She… Read more »

My Favorite Pregnancy and Post-Pregnancy Apps

Now that you’re pregnant, your health is doubly important — you’re taking care of two now. Keep safety pregnancy rules straight, find ways to de-stress, choose the right foods to eat, what you can and can’t do pregnant, and more with our favorite apps for a healthy pregnancy.These are my go-to Pregnancy Apps that I… Read more »

32 Week Pregnancy Journal

  How far along: 32 Weeks 5 Days Symptoms: I had the stomach flu since Sunday night, it really didn’t hit till Wednesday early morning but started getting the body aches and nausea Sunday night. So today is the first day of not eating just apple sauce, thank goodness! Baby has been fine, she is… Read more »