October, 2016 Mom of the Month

If you've seen a smiling, friendly face who adoringly speaks Spanish to her bright-eyed baby boy, then you may have met Beatrice Negrin! She is our October, 2016 Mom of the Month! This Florida native is in one of our current fall Body Back sessions and a Stroller Strides regular.

Age: 33

Family: Husband Luis of two years and their infant son Aaron.

Hometown: Miami, Florida

Residence: Lived in Florida for 3 years.

Education: Bachelor's in Emergency Services Management and Criminal Justice at Florida International University

Career: Wake County, NC District Attorney's Office in the Special Victims Unit

What brought you to Stroller Strides? "I wanted to get back in shape....The fact that we could come here and meet other moms, get to know people. We could have a system, a village."

Favorite Exercise: "Walking lunges"

Least Favorite Exercise: "Burpees"

What made you decide Body Back was right for you? "I really wanted to get back into shape because I gained 50 lbs. with him...I remember seeing it on the (web) page. At the time, I didn't think I could do it because I was worried I'd be the heaviest person in the class or the slowest person. Missy and Carol encouraged me to try it out and I could keep up. So I said 'You know, I need to do this for myself!'"

What is something people wouldn't know about you? "That I ended up marrying a guy I dated in high school. 13 years later we reconnected! He called me out of no where and now we're married!"

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