I make promises to people all the time- promise I'll get that done for you, promise I'll call tonight, promise to be there- and I'm pretty good at following through (minus a couple episodes of mom brain). But do you know who I absolutely cannot keep a promise to? Myself. When I first got diagnosed … Continue reading Making promises to myself..
Fit2B is a workout system designed for new moms or those who struggle with abdominal trauma such as diastasis reti (abdominal separation, often caused by pregnancy). System is probably the wrong term for Fit2B, it is more of a workout community! Here's the low down: Cost: Unlike a lot of other workout programs it is … Continue reading Fit2B Review
During pregnancy I was not at all bothered by the weight I had gained. I ate well and though I didn't have an exercise routine I completed every day I stayed fairly active. After I delivered August I was actually dropping the weight pretty easily and feeing pretty good, but after a trip to the … Continue reading Embracing Your Postpartum Body
It's been six weeks past my postpartum check-up where I was diagnosed with separation of the abdominal muscles, a condition called Diastasis Recti. After that appointment I envisioned myself finding a program and hitting it hard resulting in a huge improvement in my abs by this point in time. But I actually have a life. … Continue reading Diastasis Recti- 12 Week Postpartum Update
A few weeks ago I went to my midwives for my 6 week postpartum visit. As I lay on the exam table, she said she was going to check me for diastis recti, I did a small crunch and she casually said, " You have a significant gap of two to three fingers." My heart … Continue reading Getting Diagnosed with Diastasis Recti