Can you believe itâ€™s already the end of summer, back to school season, and time for cooler weather? I canâ€™t â€“ time is flying! Here are the best of the best from HTP in August. Thanks â€“ as always â€“ for reading!
Gets-Me-Through-Those-Sleepless-Baby-Nights: Lake Norman YMCA Sprint Triathlon Race Recap. I came, I tri-ed, I conquered. Iâ€™m still so chuffed with myself for doing a sprint triathlon so close to Henryâ€™s birth â€“ I did well on the swim and killed it (by personal standards, of course) on the run. And I had a blast, which is the most important thing.
Burning Question: Can Exercise Make You Sick? Apparently, it can! But that doesnâ€™t mean that you should stay on the couch, of course. You just need to be smart about how and why you move your bod.
Best All-Around: Creating Positive Race Goals. This post is about how to take the pressure of your time and put the focus on having fun.
Most Ridiculous: Dog-Shaming. Although any Maggie and James post is inherently ridiculousâ€¦
Proof that Iâ€™m a Yuppie: Whole Foods Charlotte. Yes, I went on a tour of a grocery store, and I loved it. Not ashamed to admit it.
Childbirth Nitty Gritty: Post-Birth Review of Bradley Method Classes. This posts answers all sorts of questions relating to drug-free childbirth, including if I feared that Iâ€™d be disappointed if my birth plan went awry, how painful it is really, and whether Iâ€™d go all-natural again.
Best Recipe: Zucchini Quiche Cornbread. I want to make this again â€“ soon! As tasty as it looks.
So Fresh, So Clean: How to Wash a Sports Bra. The title says it all.
Mind and Body After Baby: The Month 2 Update. Looking good, feeling even better!
Smarty Pants: Nifty Blogger Tips â€“ A selection of handy food, fashion, exercise, and decorating tips from â€˜round the web.
Best Debate: The Only Child. Musing on what it feels like to be an only child, fun factoids about birth order, and thoughts on whether Henry will ever have a sibling.
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