I can’t believe that it has been already a month since I’ve began BBG. I certainly feel much stronger than my first week. I can now do push-ups from my knees and 7 burpees in a row without stopping. I do miss being in great shape like I was last […]

Sum it up Sunday: Week 4


Another week has passed in my second postpartum fitness journey and I’m so proud to say that I got all 3 resistance days of BBG in this week! Despite my lack of ambition in the morning because I’m totally not a morning person, I managed to get my workouts in […]

Sum it up Sunday: Week 3



Today marks week 2 for my fitness journey and today’s edition of “Sum it up Sunday”. This week wasn’t what I’d call an ideal week for my workouts because it was a chaotic week in my house. I managed to get 2 out of 3 circuits done. I don’t feel […]

Sum it up Sunday: Week 2


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



Recently,  I have been wanting to try my hand at making some protein doughnuts (pronuts). But first, I had to find a worthy protein powder to make my pronut dreams come true. After being sent some samples from the women-owned company, Protein Milkshake, I immediately fell in love with their […]

Paleo PB Pronuts


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



On Sunday evening, my husband and I went to bed at around 10:30 pm. We must have been sleeping pretty good because I woke up because I felt a pop then water gush out of me at 1 AM. Good thing that I was sleeping on a pee pad because […]

Two Birthdays in One Day!


     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