How do I want to feel in 2017 -6 month Check-In

2017 GoalsI was reluctant to do this point, but it forced me to read my original objective of the year and provided a much needed reminder. At the beginning of this year, I decided that 2017 isn’t just going to be about crossing goals off my list, it’s going to be about how I want to feel.

 For 2017 I want my life to be less about drama and the desire to be in control.  Focusing on nurturing important aspects of myself and my life, such as my well being- mental and physical- my relationships, and my career.  In 2017 I want to feel calm and balanced, I want to forgive the past, release the future and SHOW UP for the present.  

So how have I been doing?

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Postnatal Fitness- The Pelvic Floor Muscle

Who hasn’t peed themselves during or after pregnancy?!  We might not like to talk about it, but it happens.  Being pregnant can place a lot of stress on your pelvic floor muscles, which can lead to weakness before your baby is born. Your pelvic floor can become weak and stretched from as early as 12 weeks into your pregnancy, and this can result in incontinence As a Fitness Leader I made the  rehabilitation of my pelvic floor muscles a priority….. read on for more information.

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Learning to love my post baby body

Post baby bodyHaving had my first baby just over 3 months ago I am learning to love my post baby body, and in doing so I have been reflecting on our relationship to-date.  I was paired with my body 37 years ago we have had many ups and downs, my body has never let me down, sadly I cannot say the same.

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Color Me Rad- Surrey, B.C. 2016- Race Review

Color Me Rad 2016This past weekend I completed my third Color Me Rad run in Surrey, BC. with my stepdaughter.   This years race was a return to the Cloverdale Fair Grounds, rather than last years Holland Park location.  Below is a review of this years event,  if you participated I would love to hear your comments. Continue reading

My First Month as a Mom

image1This past month as a new Mom has been an absolute blur. I gave birth,  I’ve cried, I’ve laughed, and I’ve been able to function with minimal sleep.  At times I have never been more happy in my entire life, and at other times I have never been more frustrated.  I think the best advice I’ve read lately from Austin Moms Blog is, You need to lower your expectations…..then probably lower them again.” Its taken me 24 days to write this post, and that’s OK, I have managed to get dressed almost every day 😉 Continue reading