Beauty, Health & Wellbeing

My Fit Pregnancy Journey

I’m writing this post based on my personal experience as I’m progressing with my pregnancy journey. As a fitness addict before I got pregnant, it only made more sense for me to continue even while pregnant. I’ve seen a lot of fit buffs online and read a lot of articles before hand but the only thing that matters really is YOUR body. While some women go through hell during pregnancy, some are lucky to have it easy. I think I’m in between as I’ve experienced the good and the bad.

The 1st Trimester went like a breeze and I ran...

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05 January, 2016
by April Laugh


Fitness & Pregnancy

One of the comments that I received on my blog last week read: “My mum and my aunt discouraged me from exercising because I am TTC. I really need to lose between 10-15kg (I gained some weight when I got married this year), but I keep hearing stuff like ‘if you’re exercising and you conceive, it won’t stay. You’re stressing yourself, and stress inhibits conception. Really how healthy is it? Can I resume exercises, because I’ve been TTC for 5 months? I honestly don’t like the fact that some of my clothes don’t fit anymore. Is it too...

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06 November, 2015
by April Laugh


Tags : fitness,  fitpregnancy,  health,  well-being,  workout

Fitness & It's Benefits!

Hey guys! I’m so excited to be writing about Fitness on Maky’s Corner. I hope this helps someone to kick start working out and generally having a lifestyle change. I remember when I told some of my friends that I was pregnant, 80% of them had this response before they even said, Congratulations!

“PLEASE, STOP WORKING OUT! You don’t want to lose your baby with your jumping around o, just take it easy, you can go back to working out after delivery.” Rather than having an argument with anyone of them, I just smiled and said,...

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22 October, 2015
by April Laugh


Tags : exercise,  fitness,  lifestyle,  running,  wellbeing,  working out,  yoga


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Meet Maky

Hi, I am Amaka Benson. I have been married to the love of life for 2 amazing years and counting (wow, has it been that long). I became a mother for the first time in 2014. I am a full time wife, full time mother and a full time energy analyst…I guess I can now add full time blogger mummy...