Health


It has been awhile since I’ve been consistently writing blog posts after having our second baby. I’d like to get back into the swing of things and thought journaling my fitness journey would be fun! I felt the name “Sum it up Sunday” would be perfect for these weekly reflections. […]

Sum it up Sunday: Week 1


For awhile now, moms have been applauded for their quick bounce back and recovery after having a baby. What I have discovered after being fully immersed in social media for the past two years from my own health & fitness journey is how nobody talks about what happens immediately after […]

The REAL Postpartum Body




     This post is a week overdue because we had our snow bunny on Monday, January 9th! I will make a separate post describing my labor and delivery experience. I will keep this weekly post brief as I always did! How far along? 38 weeks Total weight gain: 33 lbs total for […]

Bump Update: Week 38



   How far along? 37 weeks Total weight gain: 30 lbs according to my last appointment. Maternity clothes? Maternity/nursing sleep bras to bed, sleeping with my belly wedge, Bellabands, maternity shirts, maternity jeans, nursing bras, and maternity belt. Also, I have been sitting on my daughter’s waterproof pee pads just incase my water […]

Bump Update: Week 37


     How far along? 36 weeks Total weight gain: 27 lbs according to my appointment. Maternity clothes? Maternity/nursing sleep bras to bed, sleeping with my belly wedge, Bellabands, maternity shirts, maternity jeans, nursing bras, and maternity belt. Stretch marks? Nope Best moment this week: Celebrating Christmas with my family and watching our daughter light up […]

Bump Update: Week 36



     How far along? 35 weeks Total weight gain: 27 lbs according to my appointment today. Maternity clothes? Maternity/nursing sleep bras to bed, sleeping with my belly wedge, Bellabands, maternity shirts, maternity jeans, nursing bras, and maternity belt. Stretch marks? Nope Best moment this week: Putting together the playroom closet with my Dad. Also, he […]

Bump Update: Week 35




     How far along? 34 weeks Total weight gain: 27 lbs according to my appointment today. Maternity clothes? Maternity/nursing sleep bras to bed, sleeping with my belly wedge, Bellabands, maternity shirts, maternity jeans, nursing bras, and maternity belt. Stretch marks? Nope Best moment this week: Getting so much done preparing for snow bunny with my mom! […]

Bump Update: Week 34


   How far along? 33 weeks Total weight gain: 26 lbs according to my last appointment. Maternity clothes? Maternity/nursing sleep bras to bed, sleeping with my belly wedge, Bellabands, maternity shirts, maternity jeans, nursing bras, and maternity belt. Stretch marks? Nope Best moment this week: Getting over the cold I had hands down! Miss anything? Still sleeping […]

Bump Update: Week 33