As I said in my last post, I'm working on getting back into blogging after so much time off. Because of my other commitments, I'm doing this slowly, so please be patient. I'm working on a whole lot of research, including the benefits of bone broth and "superfood" smoothies, how to heal diastasis recti, more … Continue reading This Blog Is A Work In Progress
As you may already know, a fact which I certainly have admitted to before is this: When I get pregnant, I get really sick. Last November, I learned that I had, indeed, become pregnant with our third baby and went through the usual long-lasting nausea that accompanies my being with child. What we didn't … Continue reading Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia, Part 1: Where I’ve Been the Past (Almost) Year
I've seen it so often. Women find out their pregnant, start feeling the effects of it, and quit coming to the gym or their classes. When I see them again postpartum, they feel huge and out of shape. Now, let me preface this by saying that I'm not throwing rocks. I know how debilitating … Continue reading What Do You Mean, I’ve Got to Workout While Pregnant?
Cardiovascular exercise is important for everybody. It keeps the heart healthy and reduces the risks of cardiovascular disease associated with today's sedentary lifestyle, yet with so many options available the rates of obesity are still growing. There are a lot of reasons for this ranging from demographics to cost, but I think a lot of … Continue reading Walking & Swimming, the Cardio Workouts for All Bodies
So I've been busy as a bee in October trying to get moved and enjoying a vacation, but all the while pondering what it's like to be a pregnant mom with a one-year-old. First off, let me say that this first year has been an absolute blast. My husband and I are so very happy, … Continue reading What to Expect When You’re Expecting #2 (and They Are Close Together), Plus doTERRA Specials
Pregnancy has been on my mind a lot lately because, well, I'm expecting. What I find so interesting is how much misinformation on pregnancy is out there. Some of it is cultural, some religious, but some stems from "science" that really doesn't make a whole lot of sense unless you have health complications. So I … Continue reading A Pregnancy Post