July 22nd was the 1 year Birthday of my blog! :)
I had just started Couch to 5K on July 14th and was going strong!
Little did I know what lie ahead...
I went through my 2nd miscarriage, which put C25K off for almost a month. Then I got back to running! Then we moved to Fort Worth. 6 hours from our friends and family. Only to find out the next day that we were pregnant again! :) We found out October 17th, but waited to tell our families at Christmas. :) I put off my running again, after trying to run in Fort Worth. I didn't feel running was worth losing another baby, so I just stopped. I occasionally walked, but that was the extent of my exercise. We announced we were having a girl and then I showed off her first pictures! My blog quickly turned from a running blog to a baby blog! :) I knew this was one of the best ways to keep my family and friends updated on the pregnancy. I walked a couple of times. Here and Here. Trying to walk the baby girl out! Then it was time to announce the biggest news of my year! Sophia Grace was here! :)
Now she is one month old...
I have been cleared by my doctor and ready to start exercising again! Now I just have to find some time..... I started C25K on July 20th! It was my first time to run on a treadmill. I pretty much hated it! haha By the time I got up to speed it would be time to start walking again. (The first week is 8-1 min. walks) This is the way I will have to do a lot of my training because of the area we live in. First of all it's soooo hot, 2nd I have to work around Sophia's eating schedule, and 3rd I can't run in the dark around this area. Way to scary. So....I am stuck on the treadmill. Hopefully it will get better as I get farther along in the program! I did Week 1 Day 2 on July 22. I was actually able to get outside and use my jogging stroller! I am so lucky that Sophia loves riding in the stroller! She slept the whole time! It is sooo much harder to run while pushing a stroller though! Haha I know I am burning more calories though! That's for sure! :) I was supposed to do Week 1 Day 3 yesterday. It did not happen. I am still trying to learn to prioritize, work on time management, and just trying to get a schedule with Sophia. It just didn't work yesterday. Today, I had to go grocery shopping. Which has led me to another day where I may not be able to do it. She gets cranky in the evenings and I have to feed her a lot. She absolutely refuses to take a bottle so it's all breastfeeding for me! So I am the only one that can feed her, which makes it hard to schedule anything....I am taking it one day at a time though! I'm finding it very hard to find time to blog also! Just as I wrote that sentence she woke up and has started crying. It is not very easy to blog with someone in your lap! HaHa :)
Once again...I will leave you with more adorable pictures!
Hoping I can go run tomorrow! We will see! :)
What a year you've had and what a beauty Sophia is! Don't stress too much about running. Do what you can when you can and it'll all come together, I promise. You'll find what works for you and baby. ENjoy this precious and fleeting time with your little cutie!ReplyDelete
:) I love hearing your journey as a new mom. Thanks for sharing. She is so pretty Sarah. I probably can't say that enough! HaReplyDelete