My husband is not one for “traditional” holidays, especially the “hallmark” ones like Valentine’s Day. He’s also not the best about being on time with dates like birthdays and anniversaries. So it was a true surprise when Jason announced a Valentine’s gift for me at the beginning of March. He had booked two huts … Continue reading Best Valentines Gift Ever
With in minutes of pushing away from the car all my boys are getting settled. 6-month-old Revel has turned his cries into happy squeals. 3-year-old Max is busy chatting away from his big boy perch on his "Shotgun" bike seat. And 45-year-old Jason is smiling as he navigates his mountain bike down the overgrown trail. … Continue reading A trip for healing and dreaming
I have been wanting to write for a long time now, but time has been cut down even more since Revel has started becoming more mobile! In an effort to keep my blog going, I am now going to start making shorter posts on thoughts and scenes from my days. Below is a little snapshot … Continue reading Choices
After the loss of Spirit B, I didn’t write or talk much about how everything was going physically for me postpartum wise, as I was way to consumed with healing my heart and learning how to be a Mama to Max. Even though I was doing a lot physically very early after my emergency c- … Continue reading Getting back into training post baby
Revel is now officially a month old and I am well into my 4th trimester. I feel like the two of us have hit a nice rhythm. I am getting better at reading his subtle (and not so subtle!) cues and he is more and more alert and aware, which makes everything more fun. Physically, … Continue reading My favorite gear and tips for surviving and loving your fourth trimester
At the beginning of my pregnancy I said I wanted to bike into the hospital to deliver Lil C. While the birth didn't happen quite as I wanted, I did get to bike to the hospital and it all ended with Revel Wilder healthy, sleepy, and hungry in my arms. Revel Wilder came earth side … Continue reading Revel Wilder
As I head into my last few weeks of being pregnant I am working on letting go of what is not serving me. It is a constant practice for me to set boundaries, and to know when to ask for what I need and to learn when to let things go. Once again I have … Continue reading Letting go
It's crazy and not so crazy to think that I am at 33 weeks. Like people say with kids, the time goes by both fast and slow. Some days are easier than others. In fact there are many days where I wake up and forget that I am pregnant, until I look in the mirror, … Continue reading 33 weeks: so close or still so far?
Wow. I can't believe we are already almost done with spring and into summer. Even more so, I am floored that I am into my third trimester. Granted April and the beginning of May was very hectic for us. Between putting on an Expedition Race, running my second Mama's Retreat, filming our next Acro Mastermind, … Continue reading Some thoughts on exercising while Pregnant and some of my favorite gear!
So far this pregnancy has flown by. The first couple weeks of my pregnancy saw me in awe of it all. How it all began was like something out of a story book. And now many weeks later, I am already half way through it all. This realization actually hit me hard this last … Continue reading Transitions and settling in