Lululemon Made Me Feel Fat – And Then They Changed My Mind

This article was originally posted 6/28/18. Within about five hours I got a phone call from the manager of our local Lululemon store. She assured me their leggings should NOT be doing what I describe here, and invited me to come back and be properly fitted. So I did, and Wow. So impressed with both … Continue reading Lululemon Made Me Feel Fat – And Then They Changed My Mind

Why Sleep is Essential for Moms Looking to Get Fit

Being a mom is not an excuse to pass on the habit of going to gym and getting fit, and this was emphasized recently here on Geek Mamas. It can be empowering to have some ‘me time’ and being able to spend a few hours in a day losing some of the accumulated weight during … Continue reading Why Sleep is Essential for Moms Looking to Get Fit

Side Hustle Saturday: Making Money with Fitness Apps

I recently learned about fitness apps that not only track your activity, but reward you with money for being active. I decided to jump in and give three of them a try. Here's my experience over the past six weeks with StepBet, Sweatcoin and Achievement. I started my fitness research journey with the requisite "toes … Continue reading Side Hustle Saturday: Making Money with Fitness Apps

#BodyAfterBaby and Why the gym is my new favorite place

One of the best things I've done since becoming a stay at home mom is join a gym with child care. I've never had quite such great incentive to go work out. No time for yourself? Kid driving you crazy and you need to recharge? Maybe all you really want is a hot shower? Go … Continue reading #BodyAfterBaby and Why the gym is my new favorite place

I had a baby and now I’m squishy

I've been working really hard on getting my body back to "normal" since having my son. Normal for me has always been pretty fit. I started at around 130 lbs. and went up to 180 in my last cake-obsessed month of pregnancy. At least, 180 is when I stopped looking at the scale. After I … Continue reading I had a baby and now I’m squishy

Drinking Wine and Blogging in My Activewear

My wardrobe has taken a dramatic turn since my child became mobile. It's the heart-stopping, turn your head and he's gone kind of mobile. Once we entered this activity- enhanced phase and I found myself running down the street, chasing through store aisles, crawling around playgrounds, navigating the grocery store with a child/monkey climbing me...these … Continue reading Drinking Wine and Blogging in My Activewear