...and just wanted to get a piece of me back again.
I began just walking and performing gentle core exercises to start and began to feel more like myself again.
I started pushing myself a little more and developed a strength training routine that I actually enjoyed.
I was eating well and managed (although may I say it was extremely difficult) to breastfeed my daughter for a year.
I poured myself into research on diastasis recti, women’s health and postpartum fitness.
I developed a core and ab program that made me not only have my flat stomach again but made me feel stronger.
I thought I was well on my way even though I still peed my pants sometimes when I laughed too hard, sneezed or ran too much.
I still felt as though sex didn’t feel as it used to and I could almost sense a weird pressure in my pelvic region.
At the time, I chalked it up to new motherhood with the attitude that “this too shall pass.”