I have about a month to go until I get into the third trimester, and I wanted to get this post written so that I could share some of the clothing items that I’ve found to be helpful during the second. I’m in a good spot where I can still wear a lot of my regular tops, and it wasn’t until a couple weeks ago that I realized that I really did have to do something about things like pants and bras. My style may be slightly atypical since I basically wear activewear 24/7 given my job outside the house… View Post

I recently read an article that tied together working out and mental heath, which was an enlightening thing to see. I’ve already written about how exercise won’t make you happy, but I found it encouraging that there was an actual scientific study to support it. Much of the study and the analysis of its findings revolved around the fact that those people who exercised reported fewer poor mental health days per month than those who didn’t. What caught my eye, however, and I was glad that they discussed, was that there’s actually too much of a good thing. If the… View Post

It’s that time of year again! We are wrapping up December and thoughts start to go to what and how we can change in the coming year. As you know, one of the largest resolutions is getting in shape. As you also know, for many, this goal lasts a few weeks or, if lucky, a few months before fizzling out.¬† I’ve put together some easy ways to get started with fitness so it’s sustainable this year. If you have any of your own, let me know in the comments. We’re in this together! Think about your why This is probably… View Post

This post is sponsored by adidas. As promised in this post, I’m here to address not only my own fitness during pregnancy, but also to dispel some of the common fitness myths that exist around pregnant women. *I am a certified¬†personal trainer, but I am not a doctor. Make sure to get clearance from your doctor before starting an exercise program or continuing your own during pregnancy. Many of the strict guidelines that once surrounded exercise and pregnancy have fallen by the wayside. In fact, women are now heavily encouraged to partake in some type of exercise at least 30… View Post

It’s holiday time again! I’m only putting together one gift guide this year, but it has items that I love from each important category: food, fitness, and self care. None of the items in this guide are sponsored, but there are a few affiliate links which means that I will get a small percentage of the sale while the price remains the same for you regardless. I’ve also worked with brands as I can to get you discount codes because every little bit helps! Happy shopping! For food lovers: 1. Sips By: This tea subscription box made my list last… View Post