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Tess Franklin
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One-Year Postpartum "Transformation"
It always amuses me when I see “before and after” pics of a
woman pregnant in one photo, then not pregnant in the other, with the hashtag
#transformation. Because it’s like, yeah, when you pull a human out of your body
of course things are gonna look a litt...
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Dieting (While Breastfeeding)
Before I can see the results in the mirror or even on the scale, I can always tell I'm leaning out when people - friends and strangers both - start approaching me with questions about my program and diet. For the past 10 weeks I have been participating in a...
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Fitness Lessons I've Learned From My Kids
I always knew parenthood would be transformative. Everyone tells you that much. I figured I would learn important lessons about love, and patience, and sacrifice, and maybe pick up some survival tactics too ;-) But what I didn't expect to learn about from m...
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I'm Not Back to my Pre-Baby Weight, and That's Awesome!
Today, at 10 weeks postpartum, I have only lost half of the weight I gained during pregnancy. And I. Am. Thrilled! Are you surprised? Surprised to hear that number? Surprised that the person who stayed so active during pregnancy hasn't lost it all already? ...
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Naya's Birth Story
On October 20 th 2016 we welcomed our third child,
Naya Jenine Franklin. This is her birth story: My whole pregnancy Naya had been measuring very small (like,
6 weeks behind, small). Having previously had two other small babies my midwife
and I knew that sh...
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Baby Prep: Freezer Meals
If I had one piece of advice for expectant parents (especially first-timers) it would be to prepare 1-2 weeks worth of freezer meals ahead of baby's arrival! Although newborns are actually quite simple beings - feed, change, cuddle - those three simple task...
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The Phrase “Get Your Body Back” Has No Business in the Baby-Making Business
6-Week Plan To Get Your Body Back! Get Your Body Back After Baby! Easy Ways to Get Your Body Back! Since when did having a baby “ruin” a woman’s body? Since
when is the word “change” synonymous with “destruction”? When people say “Get
Your Body Back Post-Ba...
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