Maintaining an active and healthy lifestyle is a top priority and that does not change when I am pregnant. As soon as my energy comes back in the second trimester, I’m increasing my heart rate and looking for ways to stay active. I’m sharing a few budget-friendly maternity activewear styles that can support your growing… Read More
Fit Pregnancy: My Favorite Ways to Stay Active
Before I became pregnant with my first baby I was living a fairly active lifestyle. My husband and I enjoyed running, evening walks and hiking on the weekends. When I found out I was pregnant, it was important for me to continue a healthy diet and lifestyle. I’m sharing a few of my favorite activities… Read More
Introducing Baby Strong!
Introducing Baby Strong Wow, it’s been a whirlwind couple of weeks. I am excited to introduce you to the newest member of our family, Baby Strong! Baby Strong was born on June 19th at 12:20pm, weighing 8 lbs 1 oz and measuring 21 inches long. We are so happy she is finally here! I… Read More
A Simple Guide To Surviving Morning Sickness
A Simple Guide To Surviving Morning Sickness I don’t know of anyone who hasn’t heard of using ginger or peppermint for nausea. When I finally experienced this fabulous “rite of passage” with my third pregnancy, I downed these popular remedies and anticipated sweet, immediate relief. And I waited, and waited, and waited. Sure, they helped… Read More
Working Up to a Workout: For the (New) Mom Bod
Getting back into post baby shape is one of the hardest concepts as a new mom. Partly because your once hard baby bump looks like a deflated water balloon and you can’t imagine actually looking or feeling normal again, and then partly because you have this beautiful new creature in your arms and you want… Read More
Pregnancy Update – I’m Full Term!
I’m Officially Full-Term! It’s been awhile since I announced my pregnancy here on Fit & Awesome and I decided now is a good time to write another update. I have now passed the 37 week mark which means I am full-term. Yay! This means that even though my due date is not for another couple… Read More
Big Announcement to Make + 7 Frequently Asked Questions
Big News: I’m Pregnant! If you follow me on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram you probably know that last week I announced my pregnancy on social media. And now it’s time to announce here on Fit & Awesome. This post has been a long time coming and I’m excited to be able to share our happy… Read More