It’s been 6 weeks since I did any kind of exercise, unless you count my one pathetic squat jump at Fitbloggin’ last weekend. Even though walking from my bedroom to my kitchen feels kind of like exercise, given all the huffing and catching my breath it inspires, it’s been pretty rough not feeling well enough […]
I just got back from the Fitbloggin’ conference in Denver, where every year we get to connect in person with our sweat pink community, speak, and lead a workout for attendees. It’s always a blast and usually full of some crazy, sleep-less antics. I was really nervous about the trip this year, since it fell solidly […]
There are a few tried and true ways of getting a death glare from a pregnant lady. Want a death glare from me? It’s really very simple to get one. Make a comment, any comment at all, about what I’m eating. For example: “You’re eating cereal.” —> Death glare. “Are we out of potato chips?” –> Death […]
When the first tri queasies started making their presence known, I attacked them with vigor. It feels like a combination of a flu and a hangover, so I figured I had some tried and true strategies for dealing with a mushy brain, low energy, and that icky feeling in my stomach. Hangovers, especially, I’ve had some […]
When I first got pregnant, we suddenly had all this stuff to worry about. Unpasteurized cheese. Chemicals in our cleaning products. Sushi. Deli meat. How to make sure we were getting the nutrition we needed, especially during these early days when all I can eat are bland carbs. Nathan, luckily, jumped right into the vitamin investigation fray to […]
One of the best things about going on a vacation that I didn’t really go on was coming home to my paper chain. I had so many days to destroy! The aftermath This was even more satisfying than eating a can of Pringles for breakfast.