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The 7-Day Gentle Workout Program I Completed 7-Weeks Postpartum

After a very difficult first pregnancy that included 3-months of strict bed rest, I was exhausted, overwhelmed and up 57 lbs. Once I got the OK from my doctor, I was excited to get back to my active lifestyle. Problem was, I had never gained so much weight before, my balance was totally off and I couldn’t walk around the block without my knees aching.

Would you Buy Bigger Clothes to Fit Your Postpartum Body?

The other day I was strolling on Instagram when a photo caught my attention. A woman I follow posted a photo of herself showing off a fresh outfit to fit her new postpartum body. The caption read something along the lines of, “when I dress to feel good about myself, it motivates me to want to work harder to take care of my body”, which was a lovely sentiment and it got me thinking… 

Finding Balance after Baby

As you can see from the title there’s a new baby in the mix. I’ve been away for some time because, well, I had the absolute worst pregnancy (more on that later) which left me depressed, bed bound and zero desire to write about health and wellness —  because my personal experience was anything but. Now that my daughter is here and I’m feeling a bit more like myself, I’m excited to jump back in and explore health and wellness postpartum (because I’m living it and it’s wild).