W31D4 – ACTION SHOT

ACTION SHOT of me cruisin’ up a 5.10c at the gym! I’ve got my awesome full-body harness, and you can see my belly poking out near the wall. You know what’s started happening the last couple weeks? My belly keeps me from getting close enough to the wall! On chimneys like this it’s not so…

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W31D2 – Third tri climbing

Still going strong today with rock climbing! My harness as you can see is still working marvelously. I will say that I had to loosen the shoulder straps a bit now that my belly is bulging up past my ribcage. And I have had some squishing while getting lowered. Nothing too bad, but I hope…

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Gear Review: Full Body Harness

I have posted several pics climbing with a full-body harness (22 weeks, 24 weeks, and outdoors), so it’s time for an official gear review! The harness I use is the Petzl 8003. It is a generic, full-body harness as opposed to a pregnancy-specific harness. Harnesses built just for preggos come with lots of padding like…

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W24D3 – Goat Rock

Had a great trip up to Goat Rock Beach for some climbing and beach-going! Our cousins from out of town got to try outdoor climbing for the first time which they kicked butt at. Here I am at the top of a 5.8 climb. It’s one I’ve done about a zillion times before (we always…

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W24D2 – Crushing at the gym

My body is LOVING climbing! I mean, I normally love to climb. But climbing preggo is… different. My body feels soft and warm. Moving is smooth, like every joint has been oiled and perfectly tuned. Every muscle and every bone is connected, coordinating in perfect harmony to lift my body up the wall. I’m a…

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Full-body harness

Guess what my husband surprised me with? A full-body climbing harness! We tried it out at the gym and it was AMAZING. First off you will notice there’s nothing that goes across your belly. My regular harness was becoming uncomfortable, and I started to feel unsafe because I couldn’t tighten it very well anymore. With…

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W20D5

Outdoor rock climbing! Still wearing my pre-pregnant harness and it’s getting tight. Not really able to tighten it anymore. Will need to get a full-body harness soon. This belly’s getting big! The climbing felt great. My muscles are definitely weaker (no more one-legged squats, heh), but I still got up a tricky route! Also squeezed…

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Top 10 Sports for Pregnant Bodies

Look, staying fit while pregnant can be tough. Chances are your regular workouts aren’t quite feeling the same as usual. Or maybe you’d like to start exercising, but between the nausea and growing belly don’t know where to start. Girl, we’ve all been there! Here’s a list of the ten best sports for pregnant bodies…

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