1. Benefiting Mallory Lawsons blog
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  5. Lawson pregnancy blog 01/13/2016
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  7. Video Blog 1.15.16 Wodapalozza Day 1
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  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
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  19. 02-08-2016 I felt the baby kick today!
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  26. 02-23-2016 Struggling with body image issues
  27. 02-25-2016 Words of encouragement and unbelievable stories
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  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
  59. 05-17-2016
  60. 30 Weeks!
  61. Braxton Hicks
  62. 32 Weeks!
  63. 06-13-2016
  64. 06-17-2016
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  67. 06-28-2016
  68. 37 weeks!
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  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

01-12-16- Tuesday

I felt great this morning, surprisingly. I have been waking up around 3am every night because I have to go to the bathroom, but I guess is pretty normal, but really obnoxious.

I got to the gym around 11 and did  my gymnastics warm-up, which takes around 30 minutes to complete. Then I got ready for a 5 min EMOM of Alternating Power Snatches and Full snatches every 30 sec at 75% of 1 RM full Snatch. I love EMOM’s because I can breathe, but I still feel strong and efficient. After the strength portion we had 3 rounds of 15 Chest to bar pull-ups, 90 sec of Power Snatches 80lbs, 2 min rest between rounds. After that workout we had a 5 min rest right into 3 rounds of 12 DB Bench Press 45 lbs, 50′ Handstand walk, and 90sec max calories.


This workout I noticed my balance was off on Handstand walks. I am usually pretty good at those and I kept tipping over and Jared Stevens told me I look like a drunk toddler. He is usually pretty accurate. After that workout we had another 5 min rest into 7 minutes of burpees to a 6″ target. When I first began CrossFit this was my first open workout and I did 79 burpees. Today, I did 95 burpees.



Woohoo! I was pleased with my performance after 3 workouts. I have not left on a positive note lately after leaving the gym, but today was a good day! Ok, so the boring gym stuff is over.

After the workout the cravings started and were incredibly strong! I needed hot dogs and needed them immediately. I know I cannot eat hot dogs, but I can have all natural, nitrate free, all beef hotdogs. So I went to the store and bought hot dog buns, the “healthy” hot dogs, sweet relish, and ketchup. I couldn’t get home fast enough. I cooked 4 hot dogs and put them in buns and consumed them faster than a pit crew changing tires. My belly was content until about 30 minutes later when I became dizzy and fatigued. I laid down and rested for 20 minutes and decided I needed chocolate chip cookies. I began making the dough, and after the dough was made; I thought, “Why would I waste my time making individual cookies, when I could make a giant cookie cake?” So that’s what I did. I ate a sliver of the cookie because I needed to save it for later in the evening. Matt loves cookie cake! Matt is my husband and I will be talking about him throughout this journal. Now to the serious stuff.

Do most women become irritable at everybody? I have noticed myself becoming feisty and rude to some, but especially my husband. I feel like I am really mad, but as I am typing this and I am super frustrated I feel a sense of loneliness, like no one understands what I am going through. I’m sure others feel this way.  I want my husband to be proud of me and I am a perfectionist. My husband had some criticisms when he got home from work and “I lost it.” When I say, “I lost it” I  mean yelling and screaming at my husband. There it is, I yell and scream sometimes when I get frustrated. I am going to blame it on the pregnancy, but I am pretty sure I was irritable when I wasn’t pregnant either. Ooops.

Well, this was my day today. It wasn’t the most entertaining, but based on my emotions today this online journaling is going to get emotional.

James 1:19-20 My dear brothers, take note of this: Everyone should be quick to listen, slow to speak and slow to become angry, for man’s anger does not bring about the righteous life that God desires.

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