Category: Fit Mom

exercising with baby

Exercising with Baby, No Carrier Necessary

I love exercising. It makes me feel strong and fit. It gives me energy for my day and clears my mind. I usually like to exercise in the morning before the kids get up, but that doesn’t always work out. When the baby wakes up early though, that doesn’t stop me. I put together this … Read More

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Energy Boosting Baby Wearing Workout

Mama, do you feel like you need an energy boost but lack the alone time for your normal workout? I get it, I’ve been there.  The energy boost you get from a good workout can really counteract those sleepless nights, but it’s hard to find the time, especially with a new baby.  I am here … Read More

winter fitness

At Home Free Winter Fitness Sources

At Home Free Winter Fitness Sources It is winter which means we have little to no desire to leave the house.  Who wants to suffer the cold when you don’t have to.  It’s the perfect time for at home workouts.  But what if you have exhausted your DVD collection and are bored with the same … Read More

fit during the holidays

Staying Fit During the Holidays

Staying Fit During the Holidays It is that time of year when foods are rich and desserts seem to be available in abundance.  Even those who have a steady fitness routine throughout the year can succumb to the temptation of holiday treats.  It really is hard this time of year with less opportunities to workout … Read More

postpartum diet

An Effective Postpartum Diet

Postpartum Diet There are a lot of conflicting sources of information regarding postpartum diet. What works for one person may not work for someone else. Breastfeeding adds a whole new factor into the mix. While you want to lose the baby weight, you don’t want to lose your milk. There are also still some dietary … Read More

20 week update

Postpartum 20 Week Update

Postpartum 20 Week Update So here we are at 20 weeks postpartum.  I have been unpregnant for half as long as I was pregnant.  Well almost.  I mean she was 6 days late.  A lot has changed in the past 20 weeks.  Let me update you. Hailey Hailey has grown a lot in the past … Read More

daily exercise

Why Daily Exercise is So Important

Why Daily Exercise is So Important I have always been one of those people about whom others say, “I don’t know how you do it all.”  I definitely fill my plate. It’s no different now. Between 2 kids, a full time job, 2 graduate math classes, the blog, and teaching dance, I have a lot … Read More

14 week

Postpartum 14 Week Update

Postpartum 14 Week Update So here we are at 14 weeks postpartum. If you haven’t been following along, you can find my last few updates here and here and here.  Since my last update, I have been consistently working out 6-7 days a week. Each workout is around 30-40 minutes and it’s something that Hailey … Read More

10 week

Postpartum 10 Week Update

Postpartum 10 Week Update So it has now been just about 10 weeks since Hailey girl was born. She is doing really well.  Her hypothyroidism appears to be in control and as of her last appointment last week we are down to monthly endocrinologist appointments instead of every other week.  She is also back on … Read More

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Post Baby Belly

Post Baby Belly So here we are are at 2.5 weeks post partum. While sleep is still less than abundant, everyone is adapting to the new schedule. Hailey is growing, and T is learning how to be a big brother. Some days are too exhausting to think about exercising and others I just want to … Read More