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My Journey after Pregnancy - Week 3

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I started my pregnancy at 119lbs and 31 inches.  I finished my pregnancy at 140lbs and 39 inches.
Pounds lost since pregnancy:-19.4 pounds
Inches lost since pregnancy:-7 inches
Pounds lost since last week: -4 pounds
Inches lost since last week: -1 inch
What I have been doing for fitness: Eating a lot of white meat, veggies and fruit. Drinking lots of water and breastfeeding.
This weeks biggest struggle:This week my biggest struggle is making time for me. I have to make it a set goal that I sit down and get food in my stomach. I spend so much time running around that it's no wonder these pounds are shedding off. 
Short term  goals:Start walking more once the weather gets nice. This is still my goal! Once its nice out I will probably be in a set schedule to walk in the afternoons once Brayden wakes up from his nap. 
Long term goals: 110 pounds and the ability to run a mile in 6 minutes. Tighten up my loose skin mom pouch! 
Weekly wisdom:You can't reach your goals if you aren't even tr…

Heartbreak or Hormones

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Are you pregnant or just had a baby? Are you suddenly wondering where the "butterflies" went in your relationship? Why you and your loved one seem to be at each others throats more then ever lately? Wondering why the thought of even having sex turns you OFF not on?  Just weeks ago you were practically dry humping your partner and now you don't want him to touch you.  Are you evaluating your life from your bathroom floor with tears streaming down your face?  Are you wondering how and the hell you are going to be a single mom because clearly you are no longer "in love". 
Don't worry you are completely NORMAL!  There are millions of other pregnant and postpartum mommas doing the same exact thing. Did you know that loss of libido aka your sex drive is a common side effect of pregnancy?  Lets take a look of the many reasons why women and even men lose their sex drive. 
Hormones → Loss of sex drive Stress → Loss of sex drive  Exhaustion → Loss of sex drive Self-conscious → Los…

My Journey after Pregnancy - Week 2

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I started my pregnancy at 119lbs and 31 inches.  I finished my pregnancy at 140lbs and 39 inches.
Pounds lost since pregnancy:-16 pounds
Inches lost since pregnancy:-6 inches
What I have been doing for fitness: Eating healthier and breastfeeding.
This weeks biggest struggle:This week I noticed that I have a fear of leaving my house because of the fact I do strictly breast feed Elena and haven't made time to start pumping to build a supply for feedings in public with a bottle. A reason this effects my fitness is for example today would have been an amazing day to go for a walk. 
Short term  goals:Start walking more once the weather gets nice.
Long term goals: 110 pounds and the ability to run a mile in 6 minutes.
Weekly wisdom:Know that your cravings don't control you. You can easily say no and find alternate ways to satisfy your sweet tooth! 




I promise these will get more interesting when I can start working out and sharing tips!  Until then thank you for reading my boring posts! 

Sawyer's Safe Place

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First I would like to take the time to give you all a quick introduction of Whitney and her journey.  Ten years ago Nick and Whitney met. Seven and a half years ago they started dating and on March 10th 2012 they said "I do!"

After months of trying to conceive Whitney finally got her BFP! They found out they would be having a baby girl expected April 2014! Now I get the pleasure of sharing her adorable nursery with you all!  So as the days get closer to baby Sawyer's arrival, I think we can finally say we have completed her nursery.  For now, at least. I am always adding new projects here and there.  First off, her bedding is from my friend Krystal at KLBaby https://www.etsy.com/shop/KLBaby https://www.facebook.com/KLBabyBoutique
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Krystal did an amazing job. She actually bought the giraffe fabric while we will still trying to conceive last year with her fingers crossed we would have a girl, and I am so glad that she did.  The giraffe fabric is &q…

My Journey after Pregnancy

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First a quick introduction of what these posts will be all about.  Since I no longer will be posting Pregnancy Boards (shocker huh?)  I decided to replace it with my journey as I work on getting back into shape.  Notice how I didn't say getting back to my pre pregnancy body because lets face it my body will never be what it once was and I am okay with that.  My stomach has stretched to hold an 8 pound 4 ounce baby. My hips have widened to allow not just one but two babies to pass through.  My breasts have now been a main source of nutrition to two little bundles of joy.  They have grown, shrunk and grown again.  The first step is acceptance and I have accepted. My. Body. Will. Never. Be. The. Same. But to me it will be better.♡ I will be sharing my week to week progress, struggles and even workouts eventually.  I will be keeping track of my weight, waist measurements and physical appearance.  I will answer all questions and even give any needed advice in the comments below.  Are you wanting to g…