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#GETYOURGLISTENON

#GetYourGlistenOn at the Parl with the LB Brand and @thishappymess   As busy women, who have a million things to multitask, our own health and sanity are often not prioritized. I’ve noticed that as time has sped by me, and the roles that define me have shifted, I absolutely need to continue prioritizing my physical well-being because for me, it is directly tied to my emotional and mental states. However, back to the being busy part- how do we fit it all in when our plates already feel overloaded? The answer for me simply is getting creative with my workouts. Being able to incorporate a workout into daily, real life is key to me because I don’t always have the energy or time to wake up an hour before my son, and I can’t seem to bring myself to do it once he is asleep at night, because quite frankly, I need the time to just do nothing! So putting on one of my favorite LB Brand tops, incorporating my toddler and heading to the …

#GETYOURGLISTENON

I look over to my now two-year old shoving kale salad in his mouth from my bowl, as he already finished his, and I am overcome with a sense of pride. Every time I work out with him, I catch him huffing and puffing, doing baby burpees or squats while he watches me out of the corner of his eye. His confidence is contagious and I wish it was something that didn’t get tainted as we grow and learn. Especially with our images of our own bodies, our own self-love. I loved being pregnant, once I found out I was pregnant. You see, my husband and I were told that after his first bout with Testicular Cancer in 2010, surgeries and extensive Chemotherapy, there was NO way he could have children naturally. Two years later, he was diagnosed with Cancer a second time, just as we found out we were miraculously expecting our first, and only child (as now, it is literally impossible to get pregnant naturally). At the time, my after-work job was as …