Christmas came early for us…

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  1. Ooohh!!!! I don’t even know you (just an Internet stalker!!) but am too excited not to comment!
    This will bring you more joy than you can imagine!
    All the best.

  2. Congratulations! What a cute way to announce it on your blog. Adorable! πŸ™‚
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  3. Congrats. Love how you shared this with your readers!

  4. Aw! Congratulations!!! Best reveal ever!!

  5. AW YAY!! Congrats girlie!!
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  6. Awesome way to share the joy. Congratulations!!

  7. OMG!! I am so excited for you! I’m more of a follower than a commenter, but OMG! I literally squealed when I saw this! My nephew will be 6 months old next week, and he is the light of my life. They are amazing little people, and I can’t wait for you to have your own!

  8. congrats jess!!!!!!!!!! so so so happy for you and family!!! πŸ™‚

  9. OMG You two are going to have a gorgeous baby! Congratulations!
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  10. Wahoo!! That’s such great news, especially now that you’re settled back in Omaha. Congratulations πŸ™‚

    I had a moment of “hmm…I wonder…” when you weren’t in the CrossFit competition that Coach did last month. Hope you’re feeling well & have smooth sailing for the next 6 months.

  11. i am SOOOOOOOOOOO giddy! and HAPPY! and oh yay!!! Hello gorgeous baby to be!!! congrats!
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  12. Awwww this made my week! Congrats to all of you!

  13. Congratulations! πŸ™‚
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  14. Run Jilly Bean says:

    Congrats Jess. Terrific Christmas present.

  15. Congratulations! And Merry Christmas! πŸ™‚

  16. YAYAYAYAYAYAYA!!! Congratulations to you guys!!!! So excited and happy for you both!! Hope you are feeling great =)
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    • Thanks Michele! I’m feeling awesome actually! Need a little more sleep, but no sickness and have been staying active!!

  17. Congratulations! What a wonderful Christmas blessing! I am excited to see how your pregnancy journey and fitness journey coincide over the next couple months πŸ™‚

  18. So happy for you … many many well baby growing wishes to you! This made me smile today πŸ™‚ And if you need any tips and support from us “Mommas” you know where to turn to πŸ™‚ yay!!!!
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  19. i just got chills. that is going to be one beautiful baby πŸ™‚ a wonderful christmas present for yall!! xo
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  20. CONGRATS!!! You are going to be the best mom ever!!!!!
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  21. yay! cutest announcement ever! Congrats!
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  22. Congratulations! Very Cute. Happy Holidays!
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  23. Awwww Congrats!! So exciting, enjoy every minute!

  24. Woo Hoo! Congrats to you guys! So exciting πŸ™‚ What a fun Christmas “gift”!
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  25. What?!? Congratulations!!!

  26. Ahhh congrats!!! I was actually wondering earlier this week when a baby might be in ya’lls future. This is so unbelievably exciting! And I’m sure you are going to be so incredibly helpful and inspiring to other pregnant women out there on how to stay fit during pregnancy. What a blessing for you you guys πŸ™‚

  27. Yay! Congrats Jess, Spencer and Cooper! Very exciting!

  28. Congrats! Cute announcement.
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  29. Congrats! That’s SO exciting!!! Love those tiny little ‘baby crossfit’ shoes πŸ™‚

  30. Congrats, Jess and family!!! I’m so excited for you!
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  31. Such wonderful news! So excited for you. Thank you for sharing the news with us. Have a Merry Christmas! Congratulations and May God Bless.

  32. AHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH! I was waiting for the world to know so I didn’t have to contain my excitement anymore!

    I’m so incredibly excited for you two, what a wonderful time! YAYAYAYAYYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAY! I love you guys!!
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  33. Ohh love your pink shoes and congrats!! Super cool way to announce it!!!

  34. ahhh!!! Oh my goodness!!! Congratulations Jess! You guys are going to be awesome parents!
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  35. Awesome news! Excited for you! Very cute announcement. Congratulations!

  36. An amazing gift for you and your husband to receive! Babies are a blessing….I know, because we have lads.

  37. OMG Jess that is so exciting. Congratulation to Coach and You and of course Cooper too. So very happy for you three.

  38. I don’t know you, but I read your blog on a regular basis. Congrats!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  39. That is going to be one stylish baby, congrats!
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  40. AHHHH SOOO excited for you! Congrats Jess & Coach & Cooper! What amazing news at an amazing time of year! You’re going to be the most adorable pregnant lady everrrrr πŸ˜€ Pregnant fitness here we come! You go girl! Congratulations again!
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  41. awwww so happy for you guys!!
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  42. OMG!!! So freaking excited!!!! Congrats times a million. You are going to be a fantastic momma!
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  43. So excited for you! Congratulations

  44. ahhhhhhhhhhhhh…..I’m so excited. Congrats friend!
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  45. OMG, congratulations Jess!!! Adorable and completely unexpected πŸ™‚ Merry Christmas, I’m so happy for you both!!!
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  46. I’m so happy for you two! Adorable shoes & awesome announcement πŸ™‚ Can’t wait to keep up with your journey! Merry Christmas πŸ™‚ xox
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  47. So happy for you guys!! Congrats!!
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  48. Congratulations! You will be the hottest pregnant lady ever! Enjoy it all πŸ™‚ Pregnancy is amazing.

  49. That is a great way to announce! Congrats and hope you are feeling well.

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  50. Congratulations! Wishing you the best health this holiday season and beyond.
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  51. OMG! I’m totally freaking out right now! Congrats!!! I think you’re going to need some WODtoys soon!! hehe
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  52. YEAH! CONGRATS!!!!!!
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  53. Conratulations!!
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  54. Woohoo!! That is incredible. You too will make some of the best parents. That is one lucky baby. I wonder if he/she will come out with muscles and tone.
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  55. Congratulations and enjoy every moment! and Not that I’m pregnant but I will be really interested to see what work outs you come up.
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  56. Hooooraaaay! Congrats. You’ll love being a mom! It is truly the hardest but most rewarding job in the world.

  57. YES!!!!!!

  58. Oh My Gosh!!! I’m so happy for you!!!! You’re going to be a fantastic Mother, Congratulations!!!
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  59. Congrats to the both of you! What exciting news!! SO happy for you.

  60. Congratulations on such fantastic news for your family!!!! I love your blog and use your workouts all the time. Enjoy the holidays with your loved one and celebrating the new little one you will welcome in 2013!

  61. How wonderful! Copper is going to be a great big brother. Congrats!!

  62. OMG CONGRATS!!!! I’m so happy for you! And we’re pregnant at the same time πŸ™‚ SO EXCITING!!!!
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  63. CONGRATULATIONS Jess! I am SO excited for you guys! I love how you announced it! πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚ MERRY CHRISTMAS!
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  64. I am so happy for y’all!
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  65. HOLY COW!!! YEAH!!! SO EXCITED FOR YOU! You’re going to love being parents. It’s the best job in the world! I see a little baseball or softball player in your future.
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  66. CONGRATS!! Motherhood is such a blessing and you will be a rockin healthy role model!

  67. Congratulations!! You are going to have such a gorgeous baby!!
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  68. Ahhhhh! So adorable and perfect announcement just before the holidays! Congratulations on your growing family!

  69. yay for babies!

  70. Hahahaha I totally did a triple take on that one…I was at first like hey she got new shoes, but then was wondering why coopers feet were there since he had nothing on, then I figured it out. Congrats you two! It is going to be an exciting 2013 for you…
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  71. Jess- this is amazing news:)!! I can’t wait to continue to follow you on this “fit pregnancy” journey. How you feeling?
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  72. So exciting! Congrats to you and Coach πŸ™‚ You’re going to be a great Mom!
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  73. AHHHHH!!!! CONGRATULATIONS!!! This is so cool Jess! I love your announcement – awesome awesome awesome!
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  74. Yay!! Such fantastic news– I’m so thrilled for you, Jess. It will be an exciting 2013 for sure!
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  75. SHARON SCHATZ says:

    Congratulations! Great way to tell everyone!

  76. Congrats to you guys! My husband and I are due (or should I say I am) 6-25-13! I hope you were able to escape the sickness as I was not and it was brutal. Did it feel so good finally letting the “cat out of the bag”? I thought it made it so much better! πŸ™‚ Congrats again!
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  77. Congratulations!!

  78. Aww, Congratulations! I love the way you revealed, so cute! (But I bet Cooper is a little jealous he doesn’t have any shoes).
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  79. Congratulations!!
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  80. YAY!!! Congratulations to you and Coach! I hope you have a fabulously healthy and happy pregnancy!

  81. Congratulations! Such wonderful news and a blessing. Totally precious baby announcement too!
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  82. Congratulations!

  83. I already posted congrats on IG but will say it again here since its so exciting! Congratulations! Awesome news! Love that you have the little shoes already!! Way to announce it!!

  84. Jess!!! There is NOTHING as amazing as being a mother. I am so excited for you, Coach, and Cooper. Huge congrats and love and Merry Christmas!!!!

  85. Congratulations!!

  86. CONGRATS GIRL!!!! The perfect Christmas gift!!!
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    • Long time reader, so very excited for you!! Congrats!

      Ok, and I have to beg. Please please please blog about CrossFitting while pregnant!! There are so few resources out there. I’m currently 17 weeks and working with my awesome coaches to start modifying/scaling some of the movements now and would love to hear how you are making CF work!

  87. Congratulations! What a fantastic day to be expecting a baby – my oldest daughter’s birthday is that day (though she was actually due in mid July – she surprised us and came WAY early!). Have a very Merry Christmas and a happy healthy pregnancy!
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  88. Congrats!!!! I’m so excited for you and Coach!

  89. How exciting! Love the picture. My absolute favorite christmas present was when I was pregnant with my first kid. We had the nurse write down the gender and put it in an envelope which we opened on christmas day. Found out we were having a boy! Best christmas present. Good luck with the pregnancy. I bet we’ll be seeing a lot of fit prego posts now! Can’t wait πŸ™‚
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  90. oh my goodness!!!! So excited for you and Spence!!! Congratulations!!! Merry Christmas!
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  91. Congratulations! How exciting!

  92. Jess!!! I’ve totally fallen off of the blog wagon lately but I’m sooooo happy for you!!! I can’t wait to hear about your baby journey!! Just think where we all were just 6 months ago! Seems like Pullman is years away now! πŸ™‚ <3

  93. Jess! Congratulations! Is it wrong that I am hoping for a girl? Bet you can guess why! Hope you make it back to Boston soon, I will give you a tour!
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  94. Congrats! Such a cute announcement! πŸ™‚
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  95. Congratulations!
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  96. SO INCREDIBLY excited for you both!!! Just in time for baby to see his/her first CrossFit Games! πŸ˜‰

  97. Congrats Jess! That’s just wonderful news. I look forward to trying out baby bench press circuits in the summer!

  98. CONGRATS AND WISHING YOU A VERY MERRY CHRISTMAS!!! Your new year is off to a great start!! πŸ™‚
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  99. Baby Usain Bolt perhaps?? LOL ! Congrats πŸ™‚ Gemini Baby!! If you can keep him/her in there longer, try and pop him/her out June 26 – my birthday πŸ˜‰
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  100. So exciting. Congrats!
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  101. I rarely ever comment on blogs…but congratulations!!! Don’t know you..but I get a gut feeling you will be a,asking parents…and perfect examples…best of luck!!

  102. WOO HOO!! What a blessing to both of you! Such a cute way to announce your “present”, too. You will be amazing parents. Motherhood is a wild ride, but one that changes your life for the better in ways you’ll never imagine. Best wishes for a wonderful pregnancy! XOXO

  103. Oh my gosh congratulations! Parenthood is the best!!! You will make such wonderful parents πŸ™‚

  104. Congrats! Soak every moment in, just enjoy it all. It goes so fast and it’s such a blessing. They will teach you loads!

  105. Wonderful news! Congrats!
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  106. Huge congratulations!! Becoming a mom has been the most challenging yet rewarding experiences of my life. Brace yourself for the most awesom journey ahead! Congrats you three and Merry Christmas πŸ™‚

  107. You sure know how to pull the lurkers out from the woodwork!!! That is SO incredible! Congratulations! I really hope you’ll be documenting “all things baby” on your blog!

  108. Congrats!!!! Having kids is the best present in the whole world. I’m so excited for you guys!
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  109. OMG, so exciting. I can’t wait to follow your journey as you experience the joys of pregnancy and motherhood. I hope you are feeling well.

  110. Congrats!!!!
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  111. Wow- congratulations! I can’t wait to see your workouts evolve through pregnancy.
    And I love the announcement!!
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  112. NO WAY! So, so excited for you! That is just awesome news. Congrats!
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  113. So cute! Congratulations.

  114. Congratulations! I was so excited when I saw this. I love following you and LOVE your workouts. I’m due with my first baby in July. I’m so excited to see different pregnancy workouts that you post now πŸ˜€ Yay!!!

  115. Huge congrats!!! So exited for you three πŸ™‚

  116. Goldengirls59 says:

    It took me a minute to figure it out, but congrats to all of you! May you be blessed in the coming year!

  117. Congratulations! What exciting news!
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  118. SO stinking excited for you! I just squealed with delight.

  119. I love your blog, and am usually a silent creeper, but this was just too exciting! Congratulations!!!! You guys are going to have such a gorgeous baby! πŸ™‚

  120. congratulations!!!
    i have 6…you will LOVE being a mom!
    i ran into my 8th month with my last (didn’t start running until a few years ago) and it helped me so much! you can do it!

  121. Congrats!!!! Such wonderful news! I found out I was pregnant on Dec 1st and it was totally the best Christmas gift ever. Then he was born on my bday (August 1) and I doubt my husband will ever top that birthday gift. πŸ™‚ Have a happy and healthy 9 months!

  122. Congrats! I can’t wait to follow this adventure.
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  123. Congrats!
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  124. Yeah! Congratulations! I hope that baby comes out happy, healthy and active (just like it’s parents) and you stay super active and bounds through this amazing adventure with the same enthusiasm you have for health and fitness! Enjoy the happy 2nd trimester as you cruise through to the 3rd. Baby will be here before you know it!

  125. congratulations!

  126. I already knew this, but I wanted to comment on the actual post. CONGRATS!!!! πŸ˜€
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  127. Oh my gosh, CONGRATULATIONS, Jess!! What exciting news! I love that you already have sneakers for him/her. Of course you do! Enjoy this time. Can’t wait to follow your journey!

  128. CONGRATS, Jess!!! So excited for you and of course your workouts while you’re pregnant so I can archive them for future reference!! πŸ™‚ Hope you’re feeling great. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!!!

  129. Congratulations! Super excited for you 3. We’ve had a few ladies CF in our gym and another local gym pretty much to the end of their pregnancy, hope you are able to as well. Wonder if they make baby Nano’s? πŸ™‚

  130. Another faithful reader…congratulations!

  131. Congratulations!!! Great news!!

  132. CONGRATS CONGRATS! this makes me so happy. and hands down best way to tell the news πŸ™‚ wishing you so much happiness and health !

  133. Congratulations to you and Coach! I’m seriously so excited to follow your fitness blog during pregnancy. I loved your announcement too – so sweet!

  134. Congrats on the baby!. What a life changer. Will you continue to work out during your pregnancy? Will you tame it back, obviously?

    • I’ve been keeping up with my same workouts but will certainly have to modify! But, you can bet this will be an active pregnancy!

  135. Congratulations!!! What an amazing Christmas gift!

  136. Rachel Bouzis says:

    Congratulations! This is so exciting. That is going to be one beautiful baby. Merry Christmas!

  137. KnitSpinRun says:

    Congratulations!! Wishing you a healthy, peaceful, joyful journey over the next year!

  138. Leonor @foodfaithfitness says:

    Oh. My. Gosh!!!! I am so excited for you!! Congrats!!!
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  139. WAHOO! Just got back from 5 days in the snow and found THIS! A very Merry Christmas indeed to you guys! πŸ˜€
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  140. Congratulations!! Wishing you an easy and uneventful pregnancy. You’ll be the cutest pregnant person out there!

  141. Congratulations!!! I thought you were amazing before and now that I realized you have been doing all those hardcore workouts for TWO you are even more incredible! BTW I love your announcement picture!
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  142. Congrats to you guys!!! I am so very happy for you! I’m just starting my 3rd trimester. Pregnancy is so different for everyone. I hope you feel great throughout and listen to your body as it goes through lots of interesting changes πŸ™‚ I’ve definitely had to learn to slow down a lot and adapt to my growing body! I look forward to following you on this exciting journey!

  143. Congrats! What a joy! πŸ™‚

  144. Congratulations! Wonderful news! I love what you did with the picture too – very cute!

  145. I’ve been down with the flu and just finally checking in…

    HUGE CONGRATULATIONS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I am so happy for you!!! Can’t wait to follow along with your journey!!

  146. CONGRATULATIONS JESS!!!!! I could not be more excited for you!!!! You are certainly going to have an awesome year welcoming your new little one!! I can’t wait to follow your journey with your pregnancy and becoming a mom!! So many hugs your way! xoxoxo
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  147. I haven’t been out in the blogosphere for a while and missed this awesome news!!!! Congrats!!!! Can’t wait to see all the pregnancy pics!!!
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