Jessica Kohler

Designer/Developer, Foodie, Paleo-convert, CrossFitter, Backpacker and Wanna-Be Runner. Sometimes they all converge and I do my best to keep up...

My Blogs

29 weeks pregnant: a crazy week

Pregnancy week 29 was definitely a wild ride. Neil had a race, was also on-call throughout the week, and I got hired on in a new department in my job. Yes, we’re apparently crazy ....more

28 Weeks Pregnant: Learning to trust myself

Pregnancy week 28 brought the start of our month-long Hypnobabies birthing class! You might remember me mentioning our choice to go with Hypnobabies back in week 22. After evaluating all the choices and feeling committed to an unmedicated birth with minimal intervention, we signed up for Hypnobabies ....more

DIY PVC Parallettes for CrossFit Workouts

As you might have seen in our “Murph” post and a few of my weekly pregnancy recaps, I’m currently doing push-ups with the assistance of PVC parallettes. They allow me to feel more secure in reaching full-depth without getting my growing belly close to the ground. We have a set at the gym, but over the past few weeks I really wanted to tackle making a set for the house ....more

27 Weeks Pregnant: Online Privacy in Blogging

I can not believe we are not almost to the home stretch! We really started making progress...more

LUNA Protein Bar Review & Taste Trial

I’ll be honest, I am a little behind on the latest and greatest energy/protein bar market. I typically always eat food within 30 minutes of workouts and tote my own food if travel. At most I’ve bought a few Lara bars for some road trips ....more

Sourdough English Muffins

We’ve done...more

House project baby steps

Huge working weekend for us last weekend preparing the house for baby, alternatively titled “stuff we should have done much sooner.” And while we didn’t get it all done, we definitely covered a lot of ground. After coaching my favorite 8 AM Free CrossFit class on Saturday morning and a breakfast of egg burritos, we immediately went to work clearing out Kaitlan’s future room. It was still the dumping ground for...more

CrossFit during Pregnancy: Second Trimester

Disclaimer: I am not a medical professional, nor do I advocate my experience is right for everyone. Please consult a doctor before embarking on any new fitness regimen, especially during pregnancy....more

25-26 Weeks Pregnant: This and That

Sorry for the slow week. We’ve had a rush of freelance projects that needed attention. More work is never a bad thing, but it always displaces the things I seem to enjoy doing with my already limited spare time pretty quickly ....more