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yoga baby!

So lately I’ve been having some SUPER sore hips and I’ve been trying to stretch it out to relieve the pain but nothing has helped. I think it’s just apart of hitting that *uncomfortable stage* in pregnancy. Either way, I decided to try some prenatal yoga to specifically stretch out my hip flexors and such. I haven’t had too much experience with yoga, just a few classes here and there at Gold’s Gym back in the day (which I loved!), oh yeah and I did take Yoga/Pilates in college but it was for beginners, nothing too intense. Anyhoo, I came across Mamastate Yoga Podcasts via iTunes and I really enjoyed it. Again, it’s nothing super challenging, just a calming and easy routine to do for us pregger girls. I think doing this daily along with my other workout routine will definitely help ease the soreness in my hips & pelvic area…(or so I hope)

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It’s fun pulling out the mat and getting my yoga on especially when I have this little guy next to me..

{He’s a total nut and will NOT leave my side these days. Plus he likes playing with the mat. Silly cat!}

Oh and did you hear that Women’s Healthy now has a Yoga appΒ ?? (This link is a list of all their apps, scroll down and choose the HOT BODY YOGA app) It’s FREE!! They have other awesome apps as well, so I’m sure it won’t be a dissapointment! I dunno about you but I LOVEEE having a variety of workout resources to keep it interesting.

I’ve also noticed that my lips are getting super chapped lately and even though I feel like I’m drinking tons of water, I guess with the working out, I need to drink EVEN more water to stay hydrated these days. Sooo I’ve been guzzling down water like crazyyy!

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Here is also a great link for ways to spruce up your water to ensure you get your recommended daily amount! My favorite way is to add LEMON juice. So DRINK UP my friends! πŸ™‚

Speaking of water….Last night I finished reading Water For Elephants and I absolutely adored it!! πŸ˜€

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It was *perfect*, every bit of it. In some cases, I feel that the book is sooo good and the ending is a total bummer, but NOT this book. I highly recommend it! I know I’m behind on the fad, everyone else has moved on to new books like The Hunger Games, but still I loved this book and cannot wait to see the movie! πŸ™‚

Have you/Do you practice yoga? What are some of your favorite yoga resources?

How do you like to spruce up your H2O?

What books are on you reading?

β€œLife is the most spectacular show on earth β™₯”
β€œWhen two people are meant to be together, they will be together. It’s fate.β™₯”

-Sara Gruen, Water for Elephants

-β™₯-Alicia

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