How I Dropped 75lbs in 7 Months (and Still Eat a Pint of Ice Cream in One Sitting)

We've moved! Since creating this blog in 2017, we've launched Becoming Mama — artfully crafted fashions for bump to breastfeeding. Please visit our new blog for the latest and greatest. Happy mommy-ing! The day I went into labor, the scale read a number I never in a million years thought I’d see. Sure, I was …

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Recipe: Duck Bacon Avocado Toast

MSPI mamas know that avocado is a lifesaver. Full of vitamins and minerals, plus healthy fats, this nutrient-dense food can help you pack in the calories in a healthy way. When you’re burning upwards of 500 calories a day breastfeeding, that extra energy is critical. But sometimes I get in a rut with my avocado and need to try different ways to work it into my diet. Duck bacon avocado toast is one of my favorite easy lunches that mixes things up a bit.

WTH is MSPI?

My son was delivered with ten fingers and ten toes. Blue because of some complications at the end, but otherwise apparently healthy. Our stay at the hospital was a breeze and Ilyas seemed well… Until our first night at home. We could not get him to lie down and sleep. My husband and I tried everything we’d read in the mountains of parenting books. And he just. Wouldn’t. Sleep.

My Secret to Losing 40lbs in 90 Days

We've moved! Since creating this blog in 2017, we've launched Becoming Mama — artfully crafted fashions for bump to breastfeeding. Please visit our new blog for the latest and greatest. Happy mommy-ing! I was back to my pre-pregnancy weight three months postpartum. That’s right... I was down 40 pounds in about 90 days. Want to …

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