The first weeks with a new baby are always a rollercoaster. At 12 weeks postpartum, here’s what I couldn’t have done without so far.
First, I drove (and still drive) a 2013 Hyundai Elantra GT hatchback that my spouse refers to as “girly green”. It was and is cool to 20-something women and grandmothers, and perhaps small children who don’t understand what is and isn’t cool yet.
Second, CAN YOU IMAGINE?
Aside from happening before we had expected it, everything went perfectly to plan.
At eight months pregnant, I’ve got a lot of things on my mind. We haven’t completely finished setting up the nursery; our hospital bags aren’t fully packed; the car seat will need to be installed; the last few items need to be picked up. D’ya know what’s not on my mind? Getting my body back… Continue reading go away, weight loss ads
It’s easy, I think, from the outside looking in for someone to simply see an eight-month-pregnant chick hopping on the spin bike or doing kettlebell swings and feel a sense of “well, if they can, I can” but the truth is this: that workout was years in the making.