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

Must Have Maternity Gear

Now that I am finally in my final trimester, I am starting to look forward to not being pregnant soon.  I still have a ways to go, but the discomfort of pregnancy has definitely set in.  Fortunately, I’ve still been able to workout consistently, which I think has helped me stay as comfortable as possible. … Read the rest

Staying Active in the Second Trimester

This was a busy week!  My husband and I had our baby shower on Saturday, and spent a good chunk of time getting everything set up on Sunday and Monday.  I can’t believe I am finally in the last trimester of my pregnancy, and the shower was the perfect way to celebrate. … Read the rest

Pregnancy Friendly Cardio

This week offered absolutely no break from the Summer heat wave, which has me considering the possibility of working in other types of pregnancy friendly cardio.  At this point, I’m still comfortable running (as much as you can expect to be when it’s a million degrees outside), but in the near future I may have to venture outside of my traditional running routine.  … Read the rest

Treadmill Benefits

Texas heat has been making the news, and we are spending as much time in water as possible.  We started off the week at my dads house, where my kiddo learned how to ride a mini dirt bike before we drove back to San Antonio. … Read the rest

CrossFitting in the Second Trimester

I’m wrapping up my 25th week of pregnancy, which means I’m getting pretty close to third trimester territory.  When I first found out I was pregnant, I honestly wasn’t sure how long I would feel comfortable CrossFitting.  Especially since I didn’t CrossFit with my first pregnancy. … Read the rest

Birthday Trip & Working Out While Traveling

This was a busy week for the Brambila boys and I.  I celebrated my 34th birthday on Friday, and we had plans to stay at a resort for part of the weekend.  Normally, I like working out while traveling, even when we’re on vacation. … Read the rest

Active Recovery

This was a somewhat difficult week for me.  I started off not feeling great Sunday and Monday after my cousins wedding.  I was hoping to get up and go for a run Monday morning, but when I was still feeling sick by Sunday night, I knew the best option for me was to sleep in and let my body recover a little more. … Read the rest

20 Week Bump Date

This was a very long week for the baby bump and I.  The mileage got a little higher, and we had a very busy weekend.  I want to share some of the changes and higlights, so I’m going to share more of a 20 week bump date on today’s blog. … Read the rest

Embracing Body Changes

Another week of modified workouts and prenatal running is in the books. It feels like my body is changing really fast at this point, even if it doesn’t always look like it. I’m feeling a lot more pregnant this month than I was just a few weeks ago, and embracing body changes has been an interesting process so far.… Read the rest