Doc: Sometimes you have to get re-vaccinated for Hepatitis B because your immunity wanes over time. It's like the flu shot. You have to get that every year. Me: But that's because the flu virus changes every year. Doc: OMG how did you know that? Are you a nurse? Me: No, I'm just a smart person.
In case any of you are in need of a good laugh today, here is a video of my first time back in step class after having the baby. I'm not quite as coordinated as I used to be. 😉 Happy Thursday!
Hello my beautiful blogging buddies! (How's that for alliteration?) I need your help. In honor of my new bluetooth headphones that my wonderful husband and children gave me for Mother's Day, I am on a mission to construct my perfect workout playlist. It only includes a few songs so far, and that will only get … Continue reading Constructing the Perfect Workout Playlist (AKA: Tunes to Sweat By)
I think we can all agree, motherhood brings with it some enormous changes. We’re learning to care for a tiny, helpless human being. We’re using our breasts to feed a person. We’re looking for nuance and hidden meaning in yawns and cries. And our once-flat stomachs have become bloated piles of wrinkly mush. (Ha ha! … Continue reading A Mother’s Weight Loss Plan
This is the time for making resolutions, and so many of us resolve to eat better, get more exercise, and lose weight at the beginning of the year. I think a lot of moms (including me!) worry about how our dieting and exercising behavior might affect our daughters. I've read a lot of posts recently … Continue reading It’s OK to Want to Lose Weight
I have a confession to make. I've never been completely happy with my appearance. What woman has? (Maybe Tootsie?) "I've never been completely happy" is actually a mild way of putting it. I'm pretty hard on my reflection. It would make my husband crazy. I'd look in the mirror and go, "Ugh, look at this … Continue reading Be Your Own Kind of Beautiful