21 days to a new you (motivational quotes)

Did you know it takes 21 days to form a habit? It might not sound like a long time, but think about it… that’s 3 weeks of fighting old habits. 504 hours of trying something new. 30,240 minutes of changing your life. It might feel like an eternity before you’re done.

But now think about how great it will be when you get there! 21 days behind you. 3 weeks to form a new, better habit. 504 hours on your way to improvement. 30,240 minutes invested in becoming healthier!

Did you make resolutions for

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Affirmations (for birth)

We’re nearing the one-year mark of my HBAC and I meant to post about this a loooong time ago. During my first labor I caved to the pain and the pressure of the L&D nurses and I got an epidural. I loved it. I wondered why anyone would ever NOT get one, even though during my entire pregnancy I desperately wanted a natural birth.

During my second pregnancy, I was determined to follow through with my plans for a natural birth–for a VBAC. I was afraid, for sure. I think fear and doubt are

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Wordless Wednesday: kindsight

Are you ready to bloom? Get inspired…

I love paper because I love to-do lists. I’m pretty terrible at getting anything done unless I write it down and make a plan. But these days, I’m always on the computer and who knows where the crap I put that piece of paper. Ryan probably ate it. Or flushed it down the toilet.

Especially with being pregnant, there are a LOT of to-dos to keep track of… taking my prenatals every day (I’m terrible at that), trying to drink more water, doing my prenatal yoga, practicing hypnobabies, preparing for the new baby, decorating

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