Elite CrossFit Moms Talk with MCU Writer Emily Beers About What Pregnancy is Really Like

April 24, 2023 by
Photo Credit: Kara Saunders (@karasaundo)

Never have I found social media more difficult to relate to than when I became pregnant in December. 

Tia-Clair Toomey isn’t helping. 

No, not because of what she has been doing physically throughout her pregnancy. Good for her for having so much fitness that her pregnancy efforts are still beyond the scope of most normal people’s everyday efforts.

What I’m having a hard time relating to is that she genuinely seems to be enjoying, embracing all of the changes she’s going through, including her big belly.

Maybe I’m just jealous that her baby is probably already twice as fit as mine, but I’m struggling to share her enthusiasm with all that’s happening to my 21-week pregnant body. 

Tia recently put the question out there on social media: “To all the mums and dads out there, what was your favorite thing about your pregnancy?”

I read it and couldn’t help but roll my eyes.

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