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5 things that will ACTUALLY happen when doing a Diastasis Recti program.  
We see Diastasis programs everywhere! 4, 6, or 12 weeks promises to “heal” your postpartum core can be found anywhere you look. However, if a program promises a flat stomach and/or uses safe/unsafe language surrounding core exercises, then it might be time to look into other options. Given that you’ve found a quality program, here is what you can REALLY expect in 4 -12 weeks. 

Your belly might not look much different. 
The way your belly looks after having a baby is multi-faceted. How long postpartum, the way your diastasis presents, the amount of skin & fat, and many other factors contribute to this. It is impossible for any program, especially one that is not individualized to your specific needs, to “fix” all of these things. Do not buy any program with the hopes of changing the way you look. Buy a program to begin the journey of feeling stronger and more connected to your body postpartum. You might experie…

Identity Crisis in Motherhood

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Me looking back wondering where the hell I went....

Who am I?! A high school English teacher CrossFit athlete CrossFit coach P&PA coach Tutor Business owner SAHM Mother Wife Daughter Friend
And I want to do all those things at 110%. Yeah, nope. 
I feel like I don’t have a right to complain. I GET to have a part-time business & I GET to see my kids a lot. Not everyone has that choice. 
Trust me when I say I am grateful: our health, my workouts, & my business. I realize every day how very, very lucky we are in this life. But I would be lying if I said it was easy all the time.
I get jealous that my husband works so much. He loves working & I’m glad he is happy with where he is at and where he is going.
But I am the one that needs to order school photos, pack lunches, take them to all of their activities, & get them ready for bed, manage school projects, and manage the mental load of much more. At this stage of my life, my dreams and goals seem to always gets pushed back.
I have deep …

Are you advocating for yourself enough?

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How the hell am I supposed to love this postpartum body?

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