Pregnancy Roundup: My Journey to Motherhood

How are we here?! It’s still surreal to me that my pregnancy is nearing an end. In days (or weeks), my heart will grow to new lengths and my sanity will be stretched! My journey to motherhood will grow and evolve in ways I cannot prepare for. For now… I wait. The really special part about having this site is that it oftentimes serves as a life ‘diary’ of sorts. I…. Read more

Work the Bump: My Pregnancy Workout Routine

Let’s work my BUMP! A lot of you have asked about my pregnancy workout routine. Truthfully, my workouts continue to change as my body changes. One week I’ll feel like superwoman, still able to comfortably run a few miles… and the next, I’m quite literally toppling over in an attempt to do a simple squat. Pregnancy is hard and unpredictable. I make adjustments according to how my body feels. I’ve…. Read more

BUMPdate: Eight Months Pregnant

EIGHT months?! I say this every time, but really, how has this pregnancy flown so quickly? To be really honest, I’m (selfishly) already missing having this little babe to myself. The kicks, the aches… all the unknowns. I’ve fallen in love with even the discomforts. Being pregnant has proved to be both beautiful and terrifying; euphoric yet painful. Everything is beginning to feel a lot more real. We celebrated the baby…. Read more

Working the Bump: Pre-Natal Yoga

I tried pre-natal yoga for the first time last week, and let’s just say… I’m going to need a lot more sessions pre-due date. My attempt to stretch and move and BREATHE wasn’t stellar at seven months pregnant. Fortunately, I still have time to prep for the big day. Instructor Chelsea Rothert is a pregnancy pro. She patiently guided me through yoga positions I can do from home… (PS. these are…. Read more