There’s a lot of stuff people don’t tell you about pregnancy, childbirth and your post-partum body. If you’re lucky enough to have a supportive community of women in your life then maybe you have the inside scoop, or some of the scoop. Like most women, after giving birth to my first baby I was eager to get back to a version of my pre-preggo body. Continue reading
All moms know that finding time to exercise is a challenge. We also all know its important but sometimes it just isn’t a priority for a plethora of really good reasons. For me, I found the best way to get back into a regular exercise routine was to sign up for a race. Sometimes I need an outside goal to kick start my intrinsic motivation. This one happened to be running on snow-shoes.
I’m always up for a challenge, but I wouldn’t consider myself an extremist. I’ve done my fair share of hiking, running 5K races and I even ran my first 1/2 marathon in 2013. But now I live in Colorado and people here have a unique perspective on “challenge”. This is the land of mountains and outdoor activities and everywhere you turn someone is most definitely climbing, biking, skiing, riding, running, jumping on every available bit of open space. Continue reading