November 3mo Postpartum Update

3- mos postpartum! Where did the time go?!  Now it’s more like 3 months and 10 days.  My little guy is sooooo big now, he is fitting into 6 month clothing at 3 months. I have been running but it has not been going as well as I would like.  I have a half marathon…

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Postpartum Fitness Journey

Hi everyone, it has been 27 days since Baby Gavin made his appearance.  Labor was definitely shorter and recovery has gone well as well.  Last week I went for a slow – baseline jog and another run.  This week I want to do 2 runs as well but just being slow about it. Baby Gavin…

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Photos… don’t say the full story

When taking photos, most days I’m surprised I look learner than I feel lately. Sometimes I feel fat in a photo even when I know I am not. During Easter weekend, we spent time with family and of course there was some candid photos. I was really surprised how “small” I looked. I really felt…

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Throw Back Thursday

Its #throwbackthursday #tbt With a lil #transformation #motivation  In 2011 I didn’t realize how much weight I was gaining and how big I was getting.  I’m 5’1 & in 2011 I was about 155lbs, a size 10 and really in denial. I had always been “small,”  didn’t watch what I ate and the weight slowly…

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Wacky Wednesday 

This week is a short week for us at work and its actually a rest day but I really want to work out!! We got a new Woss Suspension Trainer and I love it. Bought it from Walmart for $24.99 & free shipping!  I’m anxious to do a full work out with it.  My husband…

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Monday Motivation 

Motivation Monday  Here are some of my progress pictures:  2013 training for my first half, running 5 days a week 4+ miles & eating ~1200 calories 2014 I began eating Superfoods and weight lifting, eating ~1600 calories  2017 post baby, meeting my macros Carbs 140g, Protein 100g+ & Fiber 34g weight lifting & running  Eating…

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March 2017 Goals

First I’ll reflect back on Jan and Feb… for Jan I was active almost every day except two days. I’m proud of that. For Feb I was active about 4 days a week and ran about 10miles min each week. For this month I want to focus on both strength training and my food intake….

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No Excuses!!!

I have many reasons not to work out but they don’t stop me from working out.   I have a 10 month old whom I breastfeed, I work full-time, I attend graduate school part-time, I’m married and I’m raising my 11 yr old niece who starts middle school this year.  And if you have any of…

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10 Mos Postpartum & Burn the Fat Feed the Muscle

Yesterday my baby boy turned 10months and boy did the months fly by. He is still breastfeeding and eating lots of foods. While he has grown, I’ve been determined to get my prebaby body back and to lose the fat. On my postpartum fitness journey I have learned new things on weight “loss” versus “losing”…

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Sunday Funday

Today started with a 90min slow run which was 5 miles. My neighbor and her daughter joined me and my niece. It wasn’t as hot as I expected so I’m glad about that. It was cloudly so I think that made my morning run/walk so nice.  When we got home the lil one had just…

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Where’s my booty?

Seriously, where did it go?  No one told me I’d loose my booty after having my baby. Yeah ppl tell you your boobs and belly turn into mush but no one mentions the loss of your booty. I am sad to see her, but she will come back!!! I’m doing a Squat Challenge from darebee.com…

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My postpartum journey to a size 2

Tomorrow will be 9 months of breastfeeding my little one and 7.5 months of working out. I was worried to start “watching” what I ate and working out since people said working out could reduce my milk supply well I am so happy to say that I big emphasis on “I” haven’t had any issues…

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