Do you make excuses for not being able to work out? How can someone be a bomb mom, doctor, and a Titan athlete? Is it really possible to do it all?
In this podcast episode, Melissa Vogel talks to Dr. Jaime Seeman about being a bomb mom, doctor, and a Titan athlete.
Meet Dr. Jaime Seeman
Dr. Jaime Seeman is a board-certified Obstetrician and Gynecologist practicing in Omaha, Nebraska. Born and raised in the state she played collegiate softball for the Cornhuskers. She has a Bachelor of Science degree in Nutrition, Exercise, and Health Sciences. Dr. Seeman then went on to graduate medical school and completed her OBGYN residency at The University of Nebraska Medical Center.
Dr. Seeman is currently in private practice at Mid City OBGYN offering a full range of services in obstetrics, gynecology, robotic surgery, and primary care. She is a fellow in Integrative Medicine at The University of Arizona School of Medicine. She is a board-certified ketogenic nutrition specialist through The American Nutrition Association.
Dr. Seeman has a passion for fitness, preventative medicine, and ketogenic therapy not only in her medical practice but in her own life. She is married to her husband Ben, a police Sergent and has three young daughters. Dr. Seeman is currently appearing on NBC Titan Games with The Rock.
In This Podcast
- How she does it all
- What women are struggling with right now
- Social media vs reality
- What Dr. Seeman has learned about herself
How she does it all
As a mom, why do we try to put everybody else before us? You can’t be a good mom if you don’t take care of yourself. Dr. Seeman works out at 5 am every morning, which is the time least likely to be disturbed by kid stuff. She then controls what she can control which is her nutrition, stress, and getting as much sleep as she can.
What women are struggling with right now
With COVID-19, there are horrible amounts of anxiety and depression and they aren’t taking care of themselves during the quarantine. We need to control the controllable. You can work out in your living room and you can still eat healthily. Dr. Seeman deals with a lot of PCOS, insulin resistance, and infertility. Infertility is on the rise and it’s not just in women. There are so many diets out there and it is confusing but when it comes down to it, if you have a diet that is devoid of vegetable oils, refined flours, and sugar, you’re probably going to be okay. What most women don’t realize is that 80% of the things we complain about (fatigue, irregular cycle, acne, etc.) can be improved with lifestyle interventions.
In America, we paint a picture of pregnancy where you get your baby shower and people are so excited. Everyone’s talking about the baby and nobody talks about what it’s really like to bring that baby home and how your body is going to feel. We don’t support postpartum women as we should. If you have a friend who has just had a baby, go clean her kitchen and cook her a nutritious meal. The first two months postpartum are really hard and it’s good to have the women’s partners hear it too because sometimes men don’t understand how to support their partners in that situation.
Social media vs reality
Social media does a lot of bad things for women because we do really play this comparison game. Things like Instagram are marketing billboards, you need to remember that a lot of times, things are not what they appear to be. Kids these days are exposed to so much on social media, they’re taking in everything about sex and their sexuality from all of these external factors like Facebook, Instagram, TikTok, and Snapchat.
As a mom, you really want to protect and shelter your children but the reality of the situation is that they have a wide world of technology that’s going to be right in front of them and they are going to be smarter on a computer than you are. Having real, open conversations with them about their bodies and how they work, especially when it comes to sexuality, is really important. If they don’t get it from you, they’re going to get it from somewhere else.
What Dr. Seeman has learned about herself
It goes back to controlling the controllable, controlling your breath, and controlling how you react to stressful situations. What has made her so successful is figuring out how to slow down and harness the energy rather than letting it drive her into the ground. You will always have stressors but you need to figure out how to be resilient and how to react to those situations.
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Meet Melissa Vogel
Melissa Vogel is an energetic keynote speaker, business owner, certified personal trainer, certified group fitness instructor, 1st degree Black Belt in Tae Kwon Do, a mother of three, and a podcaster.
Melissa has been voted as the Best Personal Trainer for 2020 by Inland Empire Magazine, and Built the Busy to Bomb Fit Mom exercise system.
She is quickly becoming recognized for her expertise and influence in her field!
Melissa has contributed to numerous publications and has been featured in the Trail Blazer Magazine, and published in the April 2020 edition of Health Magazine. Her approach incorporates personal experience, energy, humor, and charisma.
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