Posts in Motherhood
Run Like a Mother: Your Guide to Running in Pregnancy and Postpartum

Running is a super easy thing to do. You just lace up your shoes and go outside. No gym membership, no list of exercises, a dose of fresh air, often you can take your baby or toddler in a stroller. And if you actually enjoy running, it can be a huge stress-reliever and an amazing way to boost your mood.

Read on for pregnancy and postpartum considerations for running!

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Exercise after Miscarriage: When Postpartum Isn't What You Expected

Full disclosure: My husband and I have been trying for another baby. A few weeks ago, I got the positive test we’d been hoping to see. Last week, I had a miscarriage.

My thoughts that day and since then have wandered to how I would coach someone through this, though I’m sure I have trained someone through a miscarriage and just never knew about it. How would I tell them that rest and recovery, that healing is important when all they probably want to do is get on with their life? I draw from my own experiences as a person who has experienced miscarriage and also a coach who also needs this conversation and these reminders.

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Why I Don’t Talk About Getting Your Body Back

In this society, we are told that sneezing when we pee is normal but that the way our bodies look is not. We are inundated with messages that we must be smaller, fitter, better. That what we are doing somehow isn’t good enough, we aren’t good enough. 

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