Fit Pregnancy

Avocado Tree

avocado tree

    I would have had a really tough time making it through this week without the help and support of so many of our friends. Without any family here in TX, we have had to rely so much on our friends and neighbors here for help. So many of our sweet friends have watched our kids, made us meals, and sent flowers. Today my friends @rebekahmaines & @mrshanks10 (Instagram) surprised me by ...[Read More]

Sad

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    Flipping through Instagram all I think when I see everyone happy and celebrating the new year, "I don't care - next person. I don't care about you - next person. You and your stupid happy family - next person. Constantly scrolling until I just have to put my phone down because every freakin person I follow is happy tonight (go figure - a normally happy person follows happy people). N ...[Read More]

Thankful

Hospital

    Thank you so much to everyone who has left kind and supportive comments.  I read every single one and truly appreciated reading the stories of other people who have gone through this.  Last night was a really hard night for me.  I was here in the hospital by myself and just very sad.  I'm still trying to process everything that happened.  I tear up when I think about the baby that wa ...[Read More]

Diastasis Recti (Part 2)

Diastastis Recti

  Last month, I shared with you guys Part 1 of the 2-part Diastasis Recti series, and the response was overwhelmingly positive!  I had more views on that blog post than nearly any other post on my entire site.  If you haven't read Part 1 you can do so here. I got so many emails, message, and comments from you guys who had never heard of diastasis recti and were grateful to understand what was ...[Read More]

Why Do I Still Have My Post-Baby Tummy? – Diastasis Recti (Part 1)

Diastasis Recti

  Jen from Mama Lion Strong kindly agreed to do a guest blog for me today!  Jen is a mom to three young boys, a women's health advocate, and the author of the blog Mama Lion Strong.  I stumbled across one of Jen's blog posts a while back and fell in love with her writing style.  We connected via social media and have been online friends for over a year.  I often find myself feeling like Jen h ...[Read More]

Stretched Skin on Stomach After Pregnancy – #ownit

Stretched Skin After Pregnancy

I put a video up on my Facebook page yesterday, and when I posted it, I had no clue that it was going to go viral. In the 24 hours since I posted it, the video has had half a million views and was shared more than 1,300 times. My heart was pounding when I hit 'post' because it is always scary to share things that make you feel vulnerable, but reading through the comments and seeing everyone tag me ...[Read More]

Natalie Hodson's MRM Stack – available now!

NatalieHodsonStack

For the 12th day of my blogging challenge (click here to read about my 30 day blogging challenge), I am so excited to share with you guys this big announcement!! In another blog post (here) I talk about why I really like the company MRM, why I began using their products two years ago when I was trying to get in shape and lose weight after my son was born (baby #1), and why I continued to use their ...[Read More]

Natalie Hodson’s MRM Stack – available now!

NatalieHodsonStack

For the 12th day of my blogging challenge (click here to read about my 30 day blogging challenge), I am so excited to share with you guys this big announcement!! In another blog post (here) I talk about why I really like the company MRM, why I began using their products two years ago when I was trying to get in shape and lose weight after my son was born (baby #1), and why I continued to use their ...[Read More]

Is Protein Powder Safe to Take While Pregnant and Nursing?

5 Months Old

Day 4 of my 30 Day Blogging Challenge.  If you are new to my page, thank you for visiting!  I had a crazy idea to try to blog for 30 days straight this month - click HERE to read more about it and see a list of the blog posts I wrote/am writing about.   One of the most common questions I get is in regards to using protein powder when pregnant or nursing.  I want to preface all of this by sayi ...[Read More]

The Truth About a Mommy's Postpartum Tummy

Stretched Skin on Stomach 5 Months PP

Here is to my first day of blogging on my 30 Day Blogging Challenge.  If you are new to my blog, thank you for reading!  I try to share a lot of family-friendly, healthy recipes with you guys, talk about balancing a healthy lifestyle with kids, work, family, etc, and as of lately I have been writing a lot about accepting your post-partum body changes.  Five months ago I delivered a beautiful (10 l ...[Read More]