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..
I have postpartum anxiety. Those words feel foreign as I type them. Over the past month I have been struggling to figure out exactly how this defines me, what dies this mean for me as a mother? While I have yet to come up with very many answers I felt it was important to go … Continue reading When it’s more than just Worry: Postpartum Anxiety
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
While I was pregnant I did my fair share of research about what to expect during the Postpartum period. I felt like I was pretty well prepared to handle whatever my post-baby body would throw at me, but boy was I wrong! 1. Postpartum comes in waves. I had a list of symptoms I might … Continue reading What They Didn’t Tell Me About Postpartum
I like makeup as much as the next girl, but my guilty pleasure is skin products. A good scrub, eye cream, or mask can completely change the course if my day. But with a new little one sucking up all our cash (he really did need that tether and sunnies-I swear) and doctor, dentist, and … Continue reading Drug Store Beauty Haul
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
As a woman I am pretty good at piling myself up with all of my shortcomings. Now as a mom I feel like all of these things are quadrupled. I work too much and don't stay home with my baby. I don't work enough and am not contributing to our finances enough. I don't fit … Continue reading #momfail