Hey ladies! For those who are interested, here is a link for 14 Prenatal Yoga Videos online. I tried two of them today and enjoyed them very much. I have never enjoyed working out at home before, but as I get bigger and work gets harder, I am less motivated to go to the studio yet still want to get in some poses and movements. I always feel so much better immediately afterwards and I DEFINITELY notice a difference in how my body and mind feel the day after. Check them out!
At eight and a half months pregnant, there are many uncertainties crossing my mind on a daily basis as my husband and I prepare for the arrival of our precious baby. That said, there is one thing I do know for sure: I will never ask a mom-to-be whether or not she plans to breastfeed her newborn. Here’s why….
Written on October 8, 2015
One of the first things you learn when you are pregnant is that EVERYONE and their mother has an opinion on, well, just about everything and most of these people think it is okay to share these opinions even when they are really not warranted (or wanted, for that matter!). It is just part of the process. If you listen to these opinions (and I mean hear them, not necessarily heed them) you will quickly realize that, despite how convincing and demanding people may sound, the advice and suggestions you will come by are typically quite ironically contradictory, overly subjective, and sometimes just plain right ridiculous.
September 29, 2015
So, last week I had to go to the doctor to test for gestational diabetes. At my previous appointment, they gave me the 10 oz. bottle of glucose and instructed me to drink it all an hour before arriving. I was dreading it. I don’t think I have ever purposely consumed 50 grams of concentrated sugar syrup at once (unless maybe it was masked in a lovely flavored cocktail on a beach somewhere beautiful).