So the doctor says you're "cleared for exercise" at your 6 week postpartum check. Does that mean you're ready to jump, run, kip, and burpee? Well that depends, but probably not. At least not yet. Real Quick, are you earlier than 6 weeks postpartum? You might find...
I have a drawer full of jeans that currently fit like this which I’m pretty sure is not on trend for fall. The other day I tried on pair after pair and this is how most of them looked. There was a moment (or an hour) of frustration with my body and then I realized I...
Training in the postpartum chapter has been interesting this time around. ⠀
I’m not trying to modify my gym’s programming to make it easier. Instead I’m intentionally following a program where I’m retraining my core and strengthening my body. ⠀
I’m giving my body the time it needs to heal and I’m trusting the process. ⠀
I’d be lying if I said I didn’t miss the intensity. I so badly want to load up a barbell and see how heavy I can squat. I want to hang from the rig and see if I can still do pull ups. I want to run sprints with the class. ⠀
But I’m not going to. ⠀
Not yet anyway.
I'm slowly emerging from the haze of raising a newborn. Those first few weeks post baby are a bit of shit show. What day is it? Have I showered? Is that the baby crying or am I hearing things again (What is up with phantom baby cries you guys!?). It's strange but...
2.5 weeks into postpartum life with Miss Liv and things are going pretty well over here. She is such a chill baby who at this point basically eats and sleeps with about 30 minutes of opening her eyes to look around each day. I forgot that babies, while challenging...
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...
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