Nursing Sports Bra Review

As a female athlete, I know one of the most difficult things to find is a good sports bra.  Especially if you don’t have a small fortune to invest.  Let me just be the first to share the bad news: finding a good sports bra that allows you to nurse a baby is even harder. … Read the rest

Can We Talk About Luisa From Encanto?

Last weekend, a girlfriend and I took our kids to go see the movie Encanto.  I’m a huge fan of kids movies, and I had pretty high expectations for this one.  I thought the movie was entertaining and clever, and the sound track did not disappoint at all. … Read the rest

Our Birth Story

I’m going to give my disclosure at the beginning; this is going to be a lengthy and honest post.  My birth experience was amazing and hard and exhausting and so rewarding.  I don’t honestly know how I could synthesize it down to a bite sized chunk. … Read the rest

8 Month Bump Date

My due date is officially less than one month away.  I know most second pregnancies go 1-3 days beyond the due date, so I certainly don’t have my hopes up that I’ll be done being pregnant by 9/28/21.  However, I am very much looking forward to not being pregnant some time in the near-ish future. … Read the rest

Best Gifts for Active Moms To Be

When you’re pregnant, people are naturally going to be interested in buying gifts for your expectant little one.  However, if you’ve got a pregnant friend, let me be the first to tell you that she will 100% appreciate the people who stop and think about showering not just the baby, but also her. … Read the rest

Why I Keep Working Out During Pregnancy

After a very restful weekend, I was feeling motivated to get back at it this week.  Well into my last trimester, I’ve gotten a few questions or comments about why I’m choosing to keep working out during pregnancy.  And honestly, it’s not at all about trying to limit weight gain or look a certain way. … Read the rest

How Being Pregnant Is Like Running An Ultramarathon

Some people say that pregnancy is a marathon, not a sprint.  And while I think pregnancy is just as hard as a marathon, in my opinion being pregnant is like running an ultramarathon.  Since I’ve been missing the longer distances and trails lately, I decided to write down all the ways being pregnant is similar to an ultramarathon. … Read the rest

7 Month BumpDate

This was a much needed “down” week for me and my running.  With all of the changes happening with COVID, my work schedule has been pretty demanding, and the boys and I are still getting things ready for baby.  We’ve been decluttering and making more space for all of the baby gear that will hopefully start getting some use in 8 weeks. … Read the rest

I Don’t Love Being Pregnant

I love being a mom.  And after two miscarriages, I am incredibly grateful that I am able to be pregnant.  But I don’t love being pregnant, if I’m completely honest (which I usually am).  Being pregnant is definitely not my favorite. … Read the rest