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7 Feb

My current workout routine: 21 weeks pregnant

I receive a lot of questions about my workout routine. If you follow me on Instagram, then you've noticed that I workout pretty regularly and consistently. Working out gives me energy, clears my mind, is healthy for my heart and body, and most importantly, feels good - there's nothing better than an endorphin release! Long before I became pregnant with Luca, I always used to think it was shocking when women worked out while pregnant. It looked "wrong", like these women shouldn't be pushing themselves in their delicate state. Then, when I became pregnant with Luca, I realized that there's nothing delicate about pregnancy, ha! All jokes aside, our bodies are strong and are meant to carry children. My OB-GYN put...
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17 Jan

pregnancy recap, weeks 13-18 (baby girl)

like I did with baby boy Luca, I’ll be doing monthly pregnancy recaps to document the progress of this pregnancy and hopefully relate to some of you who are pregnant as well or interested in becoming pregnant! in this week’s recap, I’ll be recapping week 13, 14, 15, 16, and 17. I'm currently 18 weeks pregnant. the recap, weeks 13 - 18 I knew people used to say that you "pop" more quickly with the second pregnancy than you do with the first, but I guess I didn't really think much of it, until I became pregnant for the second time. WOW. I was comparing photos of myself at this stage with Luca and what they say is true. my belly is growing...
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17 Dec

We’re pregnant! First Trimester Recap, Baby Two!

surprise, surprise, we're pregnant (again)! as one of three children in my family and for Lu, as one of four children in his family, we always knew we wanted more than one child, if we were blessed enough. how many children? let's get through #2 and see how it goes! most of my friends who have more than two children say that going from 1 to 2 is much harder than going from 2 to 3 or even 3 to 4. they say you go from knowing how to handle a child and you've nailed down your routine and schedule and then the new baby just throws everyone for a loop. we're definitely nervous, but like with the first baby, we're...
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