Before I get into my pregnancy workouts I think it’s important that you know a little bit about me and working out in general.I love to exercise; it’s part of who I am. In my first memory of an organized workout I am six-years-old, holding onto the wall of a pool listening to the swim … Continue reading Pregnancy Workouts – What I Did and Listening to Your Body
It’s getting a little surreal that Gemma came out of my body. Before she was born I couldn’t really imagine what birth would be like, and now her personality is so big, not to mention her body and head, that it’s hard to believe she lived in my abdomen for 9 months. In other words birth and … Continue reading Birth – 3 Things I’d do Differently
Normally I obsess over my birthday, but having a baby this year gave me some much needed perspective. Continue reading My First 29th Birthday
My toes, warm and cozy in hospital socks, stuck to the linoleum as I stepped around the room. “You’re my baby.” I whispered to her. Continue reading For Keeps
This was my first (part-time) week back in the office. I never thought I’d write that sentence because growing up I never planned on working after I had kids. My freshman year at Harvard a fellow student asked me what I wanted to be / do after college and I told him, “I want to … Continue reading 1st Week Back at Work
“I want to hear your birth story!” A friend says over dinner. “Birth is like this crazy battleground and I love hearing the stories. It’s just so amazing that we can make humans!” “Well, it was definitely a war story!” I tell her, laughing and thinking about the details. “Oh really?! What happened?” She asks. … Continue reading What, Like it’s Hard?
How do you act out pregnancy test? I was standing across the counter from a puzzled pharmacy worker in Myanmar. I rounded my hand over my belly and rocked my arms like I was holding a baby. Lightbulb! The woman went behind the counter and brought out a prenatal vitamin. Almost… I rounded my belly … Continue reading Baby on the way!