Tag: fitness

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

baby wearing

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

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

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

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

post baby body

Post Baby Body: 1.5 Weeks

Post Baby Body: 1.5 Weeks So you delivered a baby. While this means you have a beautiful little person to love and care for, it also means your body went through an ordeal. Whether you delivered vaginal or c section, with or without drugs, it takes time for your body to recover. Your post baby … Read More

salad healthy yet enticing

How to Keep Your Salad Healthy Yet Enticing

How to Keep Your Salad Healthy Yet Enticing Luckily for me, this pregnancy I have been craving salad. Like daily.  So it hasn’t been that hard for me to get my daily veggies in.  On the other hand, I do know the struggle of choosing  a healthy salad over a nice creamy pasta dish.  Conversely, have … Read More

at home workout

At Home Workout, No DVD Required

At Home Workout, No DVD Required I love working out with DVDs. It’s fun to have company while you workout and the hosts can be very motivating, especially when you are getting tired. Sometimes, however, I want to kill 2 birds with one stone when I work out. Maybe catch up on a TV show … Read More