“I wanted Wonder Woman to represent me…When I found out (star Gal Gadot) filmed half the movie five months pregnant, I said, ‘I for sure am signing up for USA nationals.’”She told TeamUSA.org
— NBCSN (@NBCSN) June 23, 2017
Alysia finished last in her heat and unfortunately won’t qualify for the World Championships this summer but she did beat her time when she ran in 2014. She is a perfect example of how its possible for some women to be extremely physically active, carry a child, and give birth to a healthy baby. However, consulting your doctor is always best.
“It’s still a conversation that needs to be had. I represent so many different people: women, black women, pregnant women. It’s my responsibility to make sure I’m a voice and an advocate for them.”
Here is Alysia’s inspiring post race interview
You go girl!!
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