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Birth #3

This blog was intended to go beyond fitness and health topics.  I hoped to write about anything that affects moms and hopefully help moms move through (move it momma) their (our) busy, hectic, sometimes overwhelming lives. It has been years since my last post and with my 2.6 year old daughter starting full time school [...]

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Diastasis Recti — Its Not Just a New Moms Thing

  Reposting my article posted today by A Child Grows: Many moms are familiar with the term “diastasis recti.” Some know what it is.  Many do not.  Unfortunately, most women think that it is a condition that affects only new moms, and that if you are reading this next to your 5th grader, you can [...]

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Thank You From a Very Tired Mom

I am a mom of three including a 5 week old with colic or reflux or some combination of the two.  For anyone who has had a baby who cries after every feed, who cannot be put down, who is up all night long nursing and crying, you know how emotionally messed up I am [...]

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My Uterus is Confused

A few posts ago I talked about how my belly was so big and how annoyed I was hearing all the unsolicited comments about my large belly size.  Turns out there was a reason why my belly appeared and continues to appear larger than typical – I have a condition that affects 1% of pregnant [...]

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You Can Touch My Belly All You Want, But Stop Telling Me How Big It Is

  Last week I started my third trimester.  If you asked half the population, they probably would have told you that I look like I started my third trimester weeks ago.  In fact, since about week 23 or 24, I have received almost daily comments about my size: Wow, you have gotten biiiig Any day [...]

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