Prodromal Labor & Iron Fears Averted

38 Weeks Pregnant

“I just don’t remember feeling this tired with Small Shaw,” I’ve lamented to my husband in recent weeks. I’ve also complained to him that, “I just don’t remember the Braxton Hicks being so painful last time around.” That’s because I wasn’t. And they weren’t. Let me explain… “Extremely” Iron Deficient … Continue reading

Working Out During Pregnancy: the Muscles Down There

MilliGFunk 30 Weeks Pregnant Wearing FittaMamma Clothes

Shh…We Should Probably Whisper When we talk about working out during pregnancy, it’s a lot easier to talk about reps or steps or distance or weight than it is to talk about the muscles that do some of the hardest work during labor, delivery, and postpartum recovery; the muscles of the pelvic … Continue reading

Three Delicious Alcohol-Free Mocktails

The Good Elf Mocktail on www.MilliGFunk.com

Happy (Birthday) Friday! I’m writing you today from the other side of the halfway point to 70 years old. From the medical definition of “high-risk pregnancy.” From the ripe old age of 35! That’s right, you guys, I’m 29 weeks pregnant and 35 years old, so I’ve spent January celebrating … Continue reading

Iron: It Isn’t Just for Pumping!

Iron: It Isn't Just for Pumping! on www.MilliGFunk.com

I’m 27 weeks pregnant. 27 weeks! Just look at this big ole beautiful baby belly, will you? Today we’re going to talk about this belly, this momma, and iron deficiency during pregnancy. En route, we’ll talk about everything from steak to poop, so keep reading! The 27 Week Bumpdate The … Continue reading

Three Healthy Pregnancy Snack Recipes from FittaMamma

Trying Out FittaMamma's Energy Ball Recipe on www.MilliGFunk.com

Hey! It’s #FittaMammaFriday on MilliGFunk.com, and I’m here today with three healthy snack recipes from FittaMamma. Oh, and I’ve got a 26 week Bumpdate for you, too! Seriously, is it 26 weeks already?! Dang, this pregnancy is going by fast. Let’s start with my bumpdate… 26 Week Bumpdate Can I … Continue reading

Pregnancy Exercise & Recovery

16 weeks walk and jog via MilliGFunk

If you’re following me on Instagram or Twitter, you might already know that I got a pretty pink envelope in the mail this week from the UK with several new FittaMamma apparel items inside. The package made my day! I can’t wait to try on these comfy yoga pants, and … Continue reading

Managing Morning Sickness, Fatigue, & Fitness During the First Trimester

MilliGFunk 14 Weeks Pregnant Comparison 2013 2015

“I’m going to work out every day,” she told herself. “I’m not going to cave into the unhealthy cravings I get,” she said. “I’ll gain exactly what I should gain — and nothing more — in those first 12 weeks,” she vowed. Surprise #1: You Morning Sickness Might Hit Like … Continue reading

Announcing an Exciting New Brand Partnership with FittaMamma!

Fittamamma Logo Move Nurture Support-page-001

Disclosure: This post is sponsored by FittaMamma, who has graciously outfitted me with maternity activewear for my active pregnancy. FittaMamma supports active Mammas by offering exercise tips, recipes, and maternity activewear that holds and supports your baby bump! Wait, what did you just say? MilliGFunk is pregnant?! Yes! When this post goes … Continue reading

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