1. Benefiting Mallory Lawsons blog
  2. Baby Lawson
  3. My first post
  4. Lawson Blog 01-12-16
  5. Lawson pregnancy blog 01/13/2016
  6. Lawson Blog 01-14-2016 Wodapalooza Bound
  7. Video Blog 1.15.16 Wodapalozza Day 1
  8. Saturday 1/16
  9. Sunday 1/17 Closing up Wodapalozza
  10. 1/21/2016
  11. 1/22/16-1/23/2016 Saltines
  12. 1-24-2016 Gingerale and Pregnancy
  13. 1/25/2016 Feeling better and able to workout!
  14. 1-26-2016 Tacos and Fried Ice Cream
  15. 1-27-2016 Feeling great!
  16. 1/29/2016 Competition day at CrossFit Provision
  17. 02-01-2016
  18. 2-4-2016 14- week check-up was fantastic.
  19. 02-08-2016 I felt the baby kick today!
  20. 02-11-2016
  21. 02-15-2016 Mallory
  22. 02-16-2016
  23. 02-17-2016
  24. 02-18-2016
  25. 2-19-2016
  26. 02-23-2016 Struggling with body image issues
  27. 02-25-2016 Words of encouragement and unbelievable stories
  28. 03-01-2016
  29. 03-04-2016
  30. 03-07-2016
  31. 03-09-2016
  32. 03-14-2016
  33. 03-15-2016
  34. Mallory Lawson breaks down 2 movements she uses as modifications to burpees and the snatch
  35. Mallory Lawson video blog 3.17.16
  36. Baby Lawson lands on The Games instagram
  37. Tomorrow is the big day! 03-22-2016
  38. It’s a BOY!
  39. “Luke’s room”
  40. 03/25-28/2016
  41. 03-30-2016
  42. Pregnancy brain
  43. Fashion in maternity clothes
  44. WOD pregnancy scare last night
  45. 3.11.16 Video
  46. 04-12-2016
  47. 04-14-2016
  48. Recent Travels (Video)
  49. 04-24-2016 Vulnerability
  50. 04-26-2016
  51. 04-27-2016
  52. 05-02-2016
  53. 05-03-2016
  54. Another good day!
  55. 05-06-2016
  56. 05-09-2016
  57. 05-10-2016
  58. DEDICATION TO MY DAD
  59. 05-17-2016
  60. 30 Weeks!
  61. Braxton Hicks
  62. 32 Weeks!
  63. 06-13-2016
  64. 06-17-2016
  65. 06-20-2016
  66. 06-24-2016
  67. 06-28-2016
  68. 37 weeks!
  69. 07-14-2016
  70. 07-18-2016
  71. 07-20-2016
  72. 07-21-2016
  73. Emotional!
  74. Contractions are coming in hot today!
  75. 39 weeks!
  76. 07-27-2016
  77. 08-01-2016
  78. 08-04-2016
  79. Luke

 

I must confess my Instagram and Facebook account look like I have no problems working out and training. Here’s the reality… I’m tired and insecure every time I walk into the gym. My clothes don’t fit like they used to, which is fine, but you know the saying, “you look good, you feel good?” Not realistic with me at this point in pregnancy. My baby is active all the time, which I understand is great, but not great before, during, and after a workout. I am constantly sweating and in places I have never sweat before. I am 26 pounds heavier already and at 33 weeks so to move my body gets more difficult daily. Luke is sensitive to the weights banging and loud music in the gym so he loves to curl up as tight as possible as low as he can get in my belly and cause terrible pain. I am just going to say it. It feels like my pubis bone is being sledge hammered every step I take. I try to work for 30 seconds and rest for 30 seconds or my heart rate gets above 160 and I have to keep my heart rate under 160. If you watched my unedited videos of my workouts you would say, there’s a lot of rest vs actual movement. J I am trying to stay active and moving even if it is at a much slower rate than I am used to moving. My motto, “It’s not about me, it’s about protecting my son, and laying down my insecurities and worries to the Lord.” I have had the luxury of being selfish for the past few years and doing what I want to do and what Matt wants to do. Carrying this baby has been an eye opening experience for me and a chance to learn about who God wants me to be and how I will raise this boy.

Again, every pregnancy is different because every person is different. Do what works for you and is safe. I am uncomfortable, tired, and hot when I work out, but I feel better once I am finished. I know it is healthy for baby and me.

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