Off Season

Any quest for fitness cannot be embarked upon without paying ample attention to¬†two main components; exercise and eating. This post is a little insight into my eating habits since pregnancy and the healthy habits I am forming now ūüôā . Sugar rush Pregnancy was an incredible experience. I learnt so much about¬†the astounding capabilities of…

Recovery Issues

Recovery is never easy. Especially if you’re as impatient as I am! All the experts advise you to “sleep when baby sleeps” for the first 6-8 weeks but I was so excited to be home, I just wanted to do stuff! My partner was cautious and did his best to keep me resting but I¬†longed¬†to…

Intermission

If you’ve read my first two posts you may be wondering what they have to do with getting fit!?! I wanted to provide¬†a little insight into my labour and recovery story before I got started on my¬†fitness journey because we will all have such diverse experiences¬†and consequential hurdles to overcome after giving birth. Each will…

Hospital Highs and Lows

In the days after you give birth you are transported into the¬†maternity hospital baby¬†bubble. The outside world and all it’s strife dissipates entirely and each day slides¬†into the next as you exist in a one-dimensional space of comforting hospital routine, wholly¬†consumed by¬†the smell, the sound, the tiny touch and the indescribable gaze¬†of your newborn. The…

Welcome to Mars

On the 15th of November 2016 my partner and I welcomed our¬†first beautiful child into the world. I sit here lost for words as I¬†contemplate how to accurately express¬†the wealth of emotion and pure joy that¬†overwhelmed us that night and indeed every day since. My heart tells me it’s not possible to put this love…