#OwnIt Stories

Stacey Lee – #ownitcampaign

Stacey Lee OIC

Note from Natalie: Stacey thank you so much for sharing your story with us!  You have a beautiful way with words and I was really touched reading about your struggles, courage, and how you have found strength through your fit fam (I can totally relate to that!).  You are doing a great job mama.  Thank you for being brave and sharing your story. Much love, Natalie ---------------------------------- ...[Read More]

Amber Schwiesow – #ownitcampaign

Amber R Schwiesow

Thank you SO much to Amber for being brave and sharing things that might make her feel vulnerable to talk about.  Amber, your words are written so beautifully.  Thank you for sharing your story! -Natalie ------------------------------------------- Natalie, I recently posted on my blog about this and it was because of you. I didn't have the guts to share it until today. I also didn't share the same ...[Read More]

Carly Matson – #OwnItCampaign

Carly Matson

**Note from Natalie**  I got teary-eyed when I received Carly's email (good tears).  I feel like she completely understood and got the message we are trying to share here with the #ownitcampaign.  Thank you Carly, truly and sincerely, for sharing your message.  Your words are going to help and encourage so many people. - Natalie ------------------------------------------- I've been following your ...[Read More]

Amanda Cookson – #ownitcampaign

Amanda Cookson

I wanted to share my story… I am through the other side of Post Natal Depression. For a long time I always had in the back of my mind, “I WISH I’d been happier… bonded with my baby … I’d done this differently”… but you know what? No more wishing, I’ve moved to accepting. Accepting that PND is just another aspect of my journey to becoming a Mum. Accepting that I am who I am. There’s no point lookin ...[Read More]

Brielle Reicks – #ownitcampaign

Brielle Reicks

Can I tell you how big of a smile this put on my face!! I love hearing from mamas like Brielle Reicks who are totally embracing the #ownit concept. I just love her for the words she wrote here! Brielle: "I was trying to take a really good quad picture, and my "helper" came down to play lol. Focus on my quad, people....not the adorable 4 year old ☺. Okay, there's more to the story-the other day, I ...[Read More]

Jessica Nobles – #OwnItCampaign

Jessica Nobles #OwnIt

I just want to hug Jessica Nobles for her beautiful words here!! Thank you for sharing beautiful mama! From @jnobles509 (Instagram): "My 'give a damn' has officially been busted. No it's not a bikini but it's the most skin I've shown since 10th grade!! I didn't care how many looks my #mommytummy got or didn't get today. I deserved some sun today! Laid out and enjoyed a book while the kiddos played ...[Read More]