She’s Been Floating Around In My Head for Years

I’ve got some big news to share.  I’m preggers.  At 41.  With my first GIRL! Many who know me know that this baby girl has been floatin’ around in my head for a loooong time.  I wrote To 3 or Not To 3 — That is the Question more than three years ago.  I have [...]

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Losing Someone Who Never Was

    A week ago today, I took a home pregnancy test and learned that I was pregnant with my 3rd child.  Those of you who know me know that I have been thinking and talking about having another baby for the last 4 years.  In fact, I chronicled my waffling over a 3rd child [...]

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Fitting in Fitness When Traveling With Kids

Remember the days when you just had to throw a few things in a suitcase and off you were to some exotic destination with all the time in the world to do whatever you pleased? And then you had kids. Now travel means that you pack for a bunch of people, you take along everything [...]

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Finding the Silver Lining

It has been one week since I tore my gastroc muscle. The first few days were pretty depressing; I didn’t leave my bed, nor did I bother to get dressed.  Then, I slowly started to accept that injuries happen, I will heal and it could be a whole lot worse. I decided that even though [...]

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Injuries Happen

Yesterday, while teaching a Move It Momma class for moms and toddlers in Park Slope, I tore my gastrocnemius (gas-troc-ni-me-us) muscle — my calf muscle.  I knew it was bad the moment it happened, but I put on a brave face and taught the remainder of the class from the floor, while icing my calf [...]

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