Post-Partum

Well, here we are at the beginning of 2013. Quite a bit has happened since my last update! We got SO INCREDIBLY lucky with the world’s easiest baby! Niamh has slept like a log since she was born and I couldn’t be more thankful for the opportunity for me to get plenty...

Post-Partum Part II

We’ve officially reached Niamh’s half-birthday! Jeff laughs at me, but I can’t believe that in this same amount of time we’ll have a one year old who is walking and talking! It sounds cliche, but time definitely flies by. I feel incredibly fortunate that she has been...

Crossfit Pregnancy: The First Trimester

1st Trimester Jeff and I found out that I was pregnant on 12/31/2011, when I was just shy of 4 weeks along. Initial symptoms from that week included heartburn/indigestion, excessive sneezing/runny nose, cramps (like gas pains), constipation, sore nipples, and fatigue....

2nd Trimester

I tried to stay in the gym 3-4 times per week in my second trimester. At this point, the baby news was public so I started slowly modifying workouts. Thanks to Coach Jeff A.’s interest in pregnancy, he was a huge help early on in determining when and what to modify!...

3rd Trimester; Part I

I’m definitely getting slower and it’s taking more energy to move this growing body. I learned that I cannot do unassisted pullups anymore! I’ve noticed the biggest change throughout this pregnancy in my upper body strength and stamina; my arms get fatigued even...