Category Archives: pregnancy

Scenes from the Week

Things are a little hectic around here. My exam is less than one week away and I’m about as panicked about it as can be. Keeping it short and sweet so I can get back to neglecting my kids studying my brains out. I’ll be back this time next week with a lot more real estate in my brain. For now, enjoy some scenes!

Having a particularly nauseous day so my sweet little rascals bundled me up in their blankies and Mr. O. lent me Monkey to help me and baby feel better.

Having a particularly nauseous day so my sweet little rascals bundled me up in their blankies and Mr. O. lent me Monkey to help me and baby feel better.

Awesome run number 2 of last week. Felt amazing!

Awesome run number 2 of last week. Felt amazing!

Ready to take advantage of the beautiful weather by loading up the bump in my Ragnar SoCal shirt, snug Under Armour tights and Under Armour Storm jacket.

Ready to take advantage of the beautiful weather by loading up the bump in my Ragnar SoCal shirt, snug Under Armour tights and Under Armour Storm jacket.

Most unflattering shadow picture ever! But that didn't quell my runner's high

Most unflattering shadow picture ever! But that didn’t quell my runner’s high

Breakfast in the making thanks to my Thrive Energy cookbook by the amazing Brendan Brazier.

Breakfast in the making thanks to my Thrive Energy cookbook by the amazing Brendan Brazier.

Mayhem Monday: Feeling (Almost) Normal and Consciously Upsizing

I am very (VERY) happy to report that my nausea is finally starting to ease up a bit. <insert Hallelujah chorus here> After two and a half months of all day, all night, no end in sight agony, I’m finally starting to feel a bit more energetic and more like myself. I still have momentsContinue Reading

Random musings from a First Trimester Pregnant Lady

I’m full of random thoughts at the best of times. I’m pretty sure my poor hubby rolls his eyes in disbelief on a near-daily basis at some of the randomness I share with him. You’d think after all these years, I’d learn to exercise my filter to keep from embarrassing myself as often as IContinue Reading

For Two Fitness Ambassadorship and Going to Blog School

Happy Wednesday! The week is almost half done! I’ve already lectured my kids on tempter tantrums, whining and dealt with multiple meltdowns. All before 7am. Awesome. It can only go up from here right?! Now that I’m expanding rapidly toward beached-whaledom, I’m super stoked and happy to announce that I am a For Two FitnessContinue Reading

Pregnancy 3.0 Questions Answered

I’m always amazed at the amount of questions I get about my routine, my habits and now that 3.0 is a reality, how I’m going to navigate a rapidly expanding belly. One thing I’ve definitely noticed this go ’round is how incredibly different this pregnancy is from my previous two. I know that every pregnancyContinue Reading

Mayhem Monday: The Maternity Edition

Now that our big secret is out, I feel so much better. Not that it going to stay a secret much longer anyway. With my very rapidly expanding belly and my not-so-rapidly expanding pants, it was getting a bit painful trying to pour myself into normal clothes. Even with the belly band, it’s pretty uncomfortableContinue Reading

Pregnancy 3.0: 14 week bump and a huge Thank You!

First off, I have to say a great big thank you! I was overwhelmed by the comments, tweets, emails, texts and facebook messages of congrats over baby 3.0! There have definitely been moments where I wasn’t sure about this news and have felt very scared at the though of having another baby but the loveContinue Reading

How Quickly Life can Change

You may have noticed that 2014 hasn’t gotten off to the start I was anticipating. Still injured, and our house has been sick for what seems like an eternity. It’s been a slow start to the year and admittedly, it feels like we’ve been in 2014 for a lot longer than we have. I’ve feltContinue Reading

Pregnancy. 40 weeks of fitness

Motivation Monday: Finding Closure

I have been talking a lot about vbacs, natural child birth and my desire to not have a repeat c-section with Fit Baby for months now. I’ve been very excited and eager to get to the point where I could announce the birth of my baby to you all and say “hey I did it!”.Continue Reading