You were no longer there today. There is this odd sense of comfort, of relief, that you were gone. That your tissue, your blood, your tiny bones and your heart have become apart of me again. That my body knew
Expecting and TeleHealth
Whether you are expecting during the COVID-19 pandemic or managing other health priorities, check out Modern Mommie (35 weeks pregnant!) as she hosts Saint Joseph’s University’s Unlimited Learning Series: TeleHealth – Expanding the Access to Care.
The Goal: To Finish My Pregnancy with 100 Days of Real Food
I have to admit, I could do much better when it comes to my diet. Diet as in the kinds of food I habitually eat as opposed to “diet” as in a special course of food to which one restricts oneself
Sense of Self
“Self-esteem is an aspect of personality that can be cultivated across the lifespan. Dedicated introspection and mindfully growing self-understanding allows for increased ease and fruitful connections. Pregnancy may awaken previously untouched, powerful feelings about self-worth, body image, and familial relationships,”
Ay Dios Mio! The Best Skincare for Mama
My skincare savior: Mama Mio. Very early on in my pregnancy I noticed stretch marks on my thighs. A problem that wasnt necessarily new but definitely was worsening. I wanted to minimize those stretch marks while preventing new ones on
More on CrossFit While Pregnant
My CrossFit coach sent me a great article from Inside the Affiliate on CrossFit for moms-to-be with specific guidelines and movement substitutions. Thought I would share: A CrossFit Coach’s Guide To Training Pregnant Women -emilie
To CrossFit or Not to CrossFit?
That is a question that spurred a lot of controversy in September 2013 when experienced CrossFit athlete Lea-Ann Ellison posted photos of herself – just two weeks away from giving birth – on the CrossFit Facebook page. Media outlets were
A Post That Was Going To Be About Body Image
Originally I had planned to write a post about body image. Something that I have struggled with – as many of us do – and I thought that pregnancy would be the one time that my obsession over what I look