Diary

10 Week Postpartum Check In

I've decided that since Oliver was born on a Thursday, that posting my check-ins on Friday makes more sense than Monday. So here we are, checking in on a Friday! Sleep Well Ollie is finally out of leap 2, which means less screaming during the day and slightly better sleep at night. On occasion he's… Continue reading 10 Week Postpartum Check In

Diary

8 Week Postpartum Check In

Here we are in week 8. Oliver is still in his second leap, and this week has been much more challenging than the last. He'll only sleep on my lap during the day, which means getting anything done is a struggle. My home for the last week has been the couch. Nap Trapped Sleep With… Continue reading 8 Week Postpartum Check In

Fitness

Motivational Weight Loss Story: Woman Taking Charge

It's time for another Motivational Weight Loss Story! This one is from my cousin, Miranda. She's dealt with a lot in her life, and with many obligations to keep her busy, she still managed to achieve the amazing transformation that you'll see below. She's an absolute inspiration. Hello fellow readers! My name is Miranda, I… Continue reading Motivational Weight Loss Story: Woman Taking Charge

Fitness

Starting a Fitness Regime for Beginners

My last post discussed how important a healthy diet is for weight loss, more important than exercise. But that doesn’t mean exercise isn’t important too. Exercising will help speed up your results, it’ll give you more energy, it’ll make you happier, it will help you burn more calories (muscle burns more calories than fat), and… Continue reading Starting a Fitness Regime for Beginners

Fitness

Finding the Exercise that’s Right for You

Exercise is something many people loathe, but it really doesn't have to be that way. The trick is to find something you really enjoy doing, and the way to do that is through trial and error. I've used workout DVDs, Youtube workouts, paid home workout plans, lots of cardio, personal trainers, and gym memberships and… Continue reading Finding the Exercise that’s Right for You