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Kara Douglass Thom Patient Expert

At Mama Sweat, I don't focus on weight loss or acquiring the perfect body -- it's about the absurdities we moms face when we're trying to be mom, wife, employee (or employer), daughter, sister, friend, and the many other roles we take on; while making fitness fit into our lives. As a former... Full Bio
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Letter to Myself with Young Children (Two 5-year-olds, One 4-year-old, One Newborn):

April 2009 Let me just blurt this out. You are not going to believe how much easier your life will get in five years. Yes, I know, you’ve...

Letter to Myself with Three Toddlers

April 2007 Your youngest daughter just turned two and you’re feeling a little like you can breathe again. You’re sleeping again. You’re...

Letter to Myself with 20-months-old Twins and a Newborn

April 2005 See what happens when you try too hard to hold on to your identity as an athlete and sign up for a marathon (when a 5K, 10K, even...

Letter to My First-Time Pregnant Self (Before the First Sonogram)

April 2003  Dear Kara: Remember when, just six months ago, you and Mark were talking about the possibility of maybe having...

Altered States of a Fit Mom

I spent all of 2014 working on my forthcoming e-Book, "Finding Fitness in the Chaos of Motherhood." (If you'd like to be notified when the book...
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