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Thank You, Body.

I sit here and look at my pregnant body and get disappointed…. Disappointed in myself for treating this body so badly for so many years. All it has ever done for me was love me and try to keep me alive. There were times that I wasn’t nourishing it properly and not feeding it. Times where I pushed it past it’s limits with exercise and ran it into the ground. Times where I looked in the mirror and picked apart...

First Half of Pregnancy Update

As of Monday October 9, 2017… I am 20 weeks pregnant! Which means I’m about halfway through my pregnancy. Time is seriously flying – it felt like it was just yesterday that I found out I was pregnant and I was hyperventilating in my bathroom by myself.. ha! I had all intentions of doing weekly updates, but that obviously didn’t happen. I figured I would just update you all on the first half, and then maybe do weekly from here...

How To Build Lean Muscle

When people say they want to build “lean muscle” or they are going on a “lean bulk” what they are essentially saying is that they are going to build muscle and bulk in a controlled manner. There is just MUSCLE. Not lean, not bulky. It’s all the same muscle. Similarly with the word toned – there is no such thing as being “toned”. What toned actually means is that the person who you are referring to as “toned”, has taken time...