Pregnancy Week 17/18: Fitness

This pregnancy has definitely had its ups and downs with fitness since the onset. I came into the pregnancy is relatively good shape. In fact, I would say that at certain points over the last three years, my postpartum fitness was actually better than before I had been pregnant with Atlas. About a year postpartum,…

Peanut Maca Protein Milkshake

I’ve never been a huge peanut butter consumer, especially once I started eating paleo back in 2008. Peanuts are botanically classified as a legume and not a true nut like almonds or walnuts. This means that peanuts are “technically” forbidden on the paleo diet. That being said, there are plenty of people who tolerate legumes well or need to…

Pregnancy Week 21: Goals

As I sit here with my growing baby belly competing with my leggings for space, I’m caught reflecting on the incredible mental shift that has occurred with this pregnancy. I remember that five months ago, having a belly hanging over my leggings would have sent me into a very different mental space. Five months ago, while I had…