Nearing the end… nearing the beginning {38 weeks}

38 weeks, here you are. With nearly constant hunger, thirst and need for a 3pm nap, I know I have arrived. The end of pregnancy approaches and beginning of the rest of our baby’s life is nearing- it’s a very exciting and totally crazy transition! As I’ve mentioned in previous posts, for me, running stopped… Continue reading Nearing the end… nearing the beginning {38 weeks}

35 weeks: 10 reasons pregnancy is exactly like training for a marathon

35 weeks; you have arrived. ¬†While this past nearly 9 months have been some of the best and weirdest times of my life, I am looking forward to the day the baby comes and we can both love each other but in separate bodies:) As this is my first baby, I’m still mystified at the… Continue reading 35 weeks: 10 reasons pregnancy is exactly like training for a marathon

“Pregnancy Brain” is the chapter missing from Lean In

or…” Sorry, can you repeat that…a tiny human is punching my bladder ” or “Excuse me, I have to pee again.” Last year I read Sheryl Sandberg’s Lean In and was inspired and empowered thinking, “heck ya I can be a mom and a successful professional.” Racking my brain back to that book, I’m realizing… Continue reading “Pregnancy Brain” is the chapter missing from Lean In

Work, run(ish) , and registry

Friends are priceless. And when it comes to pregnancy, I’ve realized so are blogs.¬†Although it’s been harder to find running pregnant blogs, if there’s a belly involved I’m into it. I’ve come to love seeing what the belly’s look like at each stage, some are bigger than others, but it’s been great mental preparation on… Continue reading Work, run(ish) , and registry