Category Archives: post partum health

Mayhem Monday: The time has come

This past week we hit a fabulous milestone. One I wasn’t expecting for another few months: the little lady slept at least 7 solid hours. Every night. Every. Night. EVERY. NIGHT. And naturally, now that I’ve mentioned it, she’ll be up hourly until she turns 5. So let’s take a moment to celebrate that I… Continue Reading

My First Functional Movement Screen

Yesterday, as I eluded to earlier in the week, was my first official day at my new gym, Fukumoto Fitness, aka the Warehouse. Day one consisted of no workout but rather an orientation and functional movement screen to introduce new members to the gym and also assess where our weak spots are so that we… Continue Reading

Mayhem Monday: Slow and Steady goes the Heart Rate

It’s starting to set in that winter in coming. We don’t have snow on the ground right now, but I have a feeling that it’s just around the corner. We’re starting to really feel the chill in the air when we leave the house and the grass is often frosty when we open the curtains… Continue Reading

Body After Baby: 8 weeks postpartum

8 weeks already?! Wow. Time is definitely flying this time around. I’m not entirely sure if it’s a good thing or a bad thing. I do feel like the Little Lady is changing daily and that it’s moving faster than I want it to. But then I remember that she’s now sleeping 6-7 hour stretches… Continue Reading

Mayhem Monday: Running, Compression and a Pumpkin Workout

Last week was pretty much awesome. More than awesome, it reeked of awesomeness. So much went on, where to start! First, I am happy to announce that I’m now an official Ambassador with PRO Compression! Yahoo! I absolutely love their products and have been using them for the last year or so. I love, love,… Continue Reading

From zero to running in 8 weeks

The day has finally come! The day I’ve been waiting nearly 8 long weeks for. I. Ran. I’ve been ready to test my legs out for a couple of weeks now. Last week would have been an ok time to start because I was past the so-called waiting period after my c-section where I could… Continue Reading