Body Changes During Pregnancy: The Poison That is Comparison

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  I know I shouldn’t be surprised, but here I am. Surprised. Very soon into this pregnancy I started to notice my body changing. I know this is totally normal, that’s the point right? You’re GROWING a baby. Things are going to change. I think the events that led to this “surprise” were the 100 (give or take a few) conversations I had with currently pregnant or new moms telling me they “didn’t notice any changes until 18, 20, 25...

Yes, I “Keep Burning” with Orangetheory Fitness

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About a year ago, My friend Renee came to visit and dragged me to a workout class with her. She insisted I’d “LOVE it”. Sixty intense minutes of Orangetheory later, I was hooked. I am [used to be] a runner. I can do straight cardio all day long.  So going into the class I thought, this isn’t going to be that hard. After  a few sprints (“All Outs” in Orangetheory lingo) on the treadmill at a 15% incline I was eating my...