Earlier this year, I received my certification for teaching hatha yoga. It was also the same time I found out I was pregnant! I took a leave of absence from teaching, because my particular class was really rigorous on the body. From all I learned about stress, healing, and pregnancy, I knew that taking a break was for the best!
I am 19 weeks pregnant today! We just announced our pregnancy on Facebook yesterday, and we had an overwhelmingly positive response despite the political implications (Pro-Life vs Pro-Choice) and controversy surrounding the way we announced it. We also posted the announcement on our health conspiracy blog, which is an appropriate platform for the message we are trying to get out. Scroll below to see the rest of the photos!
Here is the outfit I put together with the pink Delia’s dress I picked up from Savers during their sneak peek shopping event before the grand opening in Owings Mills, MD. They invited me to come as a local Baltimore fashion blogger to check out the place and shop around to my heart’s content (not really, but close)!
I am ready for spring to come! Can’t you tell that I’m wearing my Liz Claiborne chambray top with a flower pattern and surrounding myself with roses from Bouqs? I actually got these on Valentine’s Day, so these photos are a month late!
Contrary to what you might think based on what you see on À LA MODEST, I actually wear jeans and sneakers a lot. I was never really a jeans-and-sneakers kind of person in the past. Being a girl who likes to move a lot now, it’s necessary to wear comfortable clothes. I like wearing statement coats and scarves on top of casual clothes, just to mask the whole laid back and lazy look with something more put together.
Winter is a time when many of us are feeling sad and lonely, regardless of circumstance. I find myself feeling most vulnerable on winter nights—the combination of cold weather and early darkness just tears me down. I am mostly introverted, but when the sun goes down, I am often needing and wanting company.