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Lactation Cookies

At my 6 week dr check up (I can’t believe its been 6 weeks!), my doctor talked to me about my return to work in November (Wahhhhhh!  I  want more maternity leave!!). She suggested pumping 3 times at work to keep up a supply on top of my morning and late night pump sessions.  Yeah,…
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Reminder to Cherish Each Moment

I’m writing this as I cuddle my sleeping 15 day old newborn in a hospital bed as she gave us a scare that will haunt me for a long time to come.  Today, out of nowhere without any precursors she became rigid, turned purple and stopped breathing.  I was holding her in my hands, all…
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2nd Pregnancy 3rd Trimester Talks

I don’t like it when the blog goes through periods of silence.  It’s never my intention.  This was the busiest end of the school year. In my 7 years I haven’t had things so busy the last 2 months.  I had 2 intense IEP meetings that took two separate days each on top of making…
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Fit Pregnancy with a Flab Body

Dude, this 2nd pregnancy I’m a lot healthier than my 1st but you sure wouldn’t know it from just looking at me, and it’s killing me. I feel like no matter the work and effort I put into staying healthy my body is gonna do what it wants to regardless. With my Little Man I…
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Been Busy Gonna Be Busier and a Lot Happier

This school year has me constantly trying to keep my head afloat.  It’s been the busiest year too date in my 6 years of teaching.  I’ve had to quit a lot of my school committees/obligations that I just can’t find time for.  My workouts have lessened to 3-4 days a week.  Part of me cutting…
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The Stress That Keeps On Giving

This last week has been an emotional roller coaster, mainly the roller coaster with the big drop that seems to never end.  I wrote about a meeting that went completely opposite of what I thought I was going into.  The repercussions of that has been long lasting.  I didn’t change out of my clothes for…
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Mom Bod

What you are about to see is what my post-baby, working out 6 days/week for an hour and half, counting my macros 90% of the time, almost 29 year old metabolism body looks like.  Ready? That’s it.  Were you expecting a figure competitor’s body?  Pshh-not here.  It’s not spectacular. I still have flab. I still…
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Summer Break!!

After a year of trying to keep my head above the paperwork, dealing with some stressful things, and taking on more responsibility I have finally reached summer break!  I am so excited! My to do list for the next few months is immense.  To help hold me accountable I’m going to share with you my…
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DIY Cleaners Pt 2-Microwaves

Part 2 of the Spring Cleaning series is here.  Now that my carpets are clean (and hopefully yours too), I’m focusing my efforts on smaller sites such as the microwave.  With a hubby who enjoys pushing my buttons by heating up saucy foods without a cover, my microwave can be a disaster.  I usually despise…
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A New & Happier Me-Mentally

It’s almost been a whole year since I started my fitness lifestyle.  In that year, I’ve matured into a lifestyle that best suits me physically and mentally and also works with my role as friend, mom, wife and a working woman.  What started out with completing the 21 Day Fix to grinding out T25.  Then…
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