Mariah Dolenc

Mariah Dolenc: Woman, Thinker, Writer, Creator


Recovering From Birth Can Feel Traumatic

Lessons in Parenthood: Week 14 I feel adequately recovered from birth to be able to talk about this. Not so much physically recovered as emotionally. There’s really no absolute way to know how your birth and postpartum journey will be. Every woman and every birth is different. My first and second births were dramatically different. […]

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What Natural Labor & Birth Feels Like

If you’re anything like me, you want to know everything about birth as soon as you get pregnant (maybe even before). Before you have actually given birth it’s quite impossible to know what labor will feel like from beginning to end. As a first-time mom this could be the number one thing that you think […]

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Pre-Pregnancy, Prenatal, and Postpartum on Herbalife: What I Ate

BABY TALK! I get a lot of emails and messages from women asking me about how and what I ate throughout my pregnancy. This is an in-depth reveal of my nutrition consumption before, during, and after pregnancy. *DISCLAIMER* I am sharing what worked for me and what I decided to do for myself. Always consult […]

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Abs And Stretch Marks

When I was going for my Level 10 (the best shape of my life) I was looking for inspiration when it got tough. I was discouraged, downtrodden, sad, depressed, and just needed to know I wasn’t the only mom with damaged skin who wanted to get into shape. I searched online for “mom with abs” […]

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My Level 10

On June 6th I took rather unflattering, exposed photos of myself and posted them to Facebook and declared that in 90 day I will reach my Level 10, or I will be in the best shape of my life. Not just postpartum shape, but shape period. Better than before I was pregnant and I was […]

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Birth and Postpartum: What They Don’t Tell You

This blog post goes hand in hand with my other one about Pregnancy. As a first time mom, there was a lot that I didn’t know about that happened to me. I like to be prepared so I will share my personal experiences with you and hopefully help you to know what’s up. Also, I […]

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