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Top 10 Toughest Things About the Final Weeks of Pregnancy

Top 10 Toughest Things About the Final Weeks of Pregnancy

(Feeling exhausted at work) 1.) Sleeping: I could not find a comfortable position and I woke up every few minutes to turn over from the left to the right and back again. (And rolling over was no easy feat.) I used a pillow between my […]

Maternity Workout Clothes – The struggle is real!

Maternity Workout Clothes – The struggle is real!

As if it wasn’t challenging enough to continue working out while pregnant, the fitness apparel industry has not yet, as of 2016, acknowledged that there is a demand for maternity fitness wear. I tried to use what I had for as long as I possibly […]

Pregnancy Fitness Advice from the Pelvic Health Clinic

Pregnancy Fitness Advice from the Pelvic Health Clinic

(Posture check!) While searching the internet for pregnancy fitness advice and reading about other runner’s experiences with pregnancy, I came across a common topic; pelvic health. Specifically, postpartum incontinence (aka peeing yourself) and diastasis recti (separated abs). These seem to be issues that many women […]

3rd Trimester Update – I look full term!

3rd Trimester Update – I look full term!

I have officially begun the third trimester and I look like I’m full term! People are surprised when I tell them my due date because they expect me to say “any day now”. It is so crazy how differently people seem to develop. Some women […]

Pregnancy Cravings & a Mystery Smell (What IS that??)

Pregnancy Cravings & a Mystery Smell (What IS that??)

Everyone wants to know, “have you had any weird cravings??”, like this is the most interesting and bizarre aspect of pregnancy. They want to hear that I am one of those women who suddenly craves dust or paper or at least pickles in my ice […]

First Trimester Secret Keeping (how to hide your pregnancy) Master of Allusion

First Trimester Secret Keeping (how to hide your pregnancy) Master of Allusion

If there was a pregnancy Academy Awards, I like to think I would win an Oscar for my performance in the first trimester, specifically in the category of “fake drinking”. I wouldn’t say that I’m a huge drinker in the first place, but I’m unlikely […]

Coping with gaining weight/ feeling fat while pregnant

Coping with gaining weight/ feeling fat while pregnant

Pre-pregnancy, I pretty much weighed the exact same amount for about 4 years. I don’t weigh myself on a regular basis, but every couple months I might check and it would be like, “yep, still the same”. I think it’s because I have really consistent […]