Meeting Talie Morgan

The one thing you learn pretty quickly when giving birth is that you are not in control. Going into labor, like most people, Seth and I had an idea of how we wanted things to go. I wanted to have a natural labor, meaning a vaginal delivery and no pain medication. Having a doula for a cousin and being surrounded by many moms, both vets and rookies, we listened to their advice and viewed our
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Mid-Month Check-In

Whether you do New Years resolutions or have guiding words for the year or even just have a single overriding intention like I do this year (to commit to my energy), it can be easy to slowly fall back into auto pilot and back into our old ways of being. That said, this is just a little reminder to check-in with yourself. What were your original intentions, goals, plans, or desired feelings? Take a little
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My Approach to Postpartum Fitness

There is a lot to talk about when it comes to the postpartum body and all the conflicting emotions, feelings, and expectations that come with it. I’m going to save most of that for another post because today I want to talk about fitness, where I’m at right now, and how I want to move forward. I currently have about 15 lbs to lose to get back to where I was at pre-pregnancy. As someone
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Winter is Here

For the first time in what feels like a long time, California is having an actual winter. Well, I guess “winter” is relative. Compared to most of the rest of the country, winter might not be an accurate description. ;) For us, however, it feels like a real winter with temps occasionally dropping down to the 40’s and even 30’s in the morning and at night. We’ve had our fair share of beautiful days (like
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