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No, Peeing Just a Little Bit Every Time You Laugh — And Other Stuff Happening Down There — Is NOT Normal

When I gave birth to my first born, 12+ years ago, I knew so little about birth, about the birthing industry, about how birth and pregnancy would dramatically alter my body.  As detailed in the story of my first birth experience, it was a traumatizing birth that ended with a healthy 8 pound 12 ounce boy, [...]

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My family -- aging me and keeping me young -- all at once. :)

Let My 40-Something Year Old Body Help Your 30-Something Year Old Body Make Better Choices So That Your 40-Something Year Old Body Thanks Me

Well that title is a handful. But really – shit gets harder as we age, people. I’m sure those of you reading this who are nearing 40 or who have passed that milestone realize that in your forties: you are more likely to experience injuries you can’t just up the cardio and eat fewer carbs [...]

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No Time to Exercise? 30 Minutes is All You Need! Really!

Most moms would agree that the biggest obstacle to exercise is time.  We do so much for everyone around us and too often, we convince ourselves that making time to exercise is simply not do-able with our busy schedules. I am here to show you that it can be done – and how. First, a [...]

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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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