Category Archives: Fitness

Accepting When You Miss A Workout

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I’m off work this week and had grand plans for my workouts. But you know what? Life still happens. Even though Rob is home during the day and I could work out at times that I prefer, I made a point to stick to my “schedule” and still do all Read more →

Time Closes In

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Today is Monday. It is my last Monday home. It’s my last week of maternity leave and I’m definitely feeling the squeeze. It’s so bittersweet. I am ready to see my co-workers and students, get back to some semblance of normalcy. But the idea of leaving Ellie all day is Read more →

A Little Pep In My Step

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Exhaustion. It’s real. Babies are hard. Not sleeping is hard. I haven’t slept through a full night since I was like 20 weeks pregnant. I just can’t life anymore, you guys. Some days I have to choose order of importance for things to accomplish in my day. I wish napping Read more →

Weekly Win

Parenting. Nailed it. Minus the fact that she's awake, but still!

Oh my gosh. You guys. I worked out five times this week. FIVE TIMES. I mean,  I use the term “workout” loosely. It’s all relative. But five days this week I attempted something.  Monday I hopped on the treadmill with a two mile workout in mind. Walk a quarter mile warm Read more →

Sleeping and Walking

From last Monday. A work in progress.

Holy exhausted, Batman. Not sleeping through the night really catches up with you after a while. And prior to having baby, I wasn’t exactly sleeping either, because there is no sleeping when your enormously pregnant. I haven’t had a real, full night’s sleep in months. I can feel it all Read more →

Five Postpartum Holiday Survival Strategies

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Ho Ho Ho holiday season. It has descended upon us. You know what’s going to be really difficult this holiday season? Being newly postpartum. It’s not a secret pregnancy has been hard on me physically and mentally. I’m less than thrilled with my weigh gain, the amount of stretch marks Read more →

Step, Walk, Hop, and All The Baby Going Ons

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Well, it’s Monday and I am officially staring down my first full week being out of work. Time is going to be coming to screeching halt for me at this point. I’m 36 weeks pregnant, anxious to meet baby, supposed to be keeping my activity levels to a minimum at Read more →

Tri Talk Tuesday – Four Bike Trainer Workouts for a Killer Off Season Training Plan

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Hello Tuesday, how nice to see you. It feels like it’s been a while since the last Tri Talk Tuesday with Cynthia and Phaedra, but really it’s been a month. Time is eluding me right now. My life feels like it’s in a complete time warp. But I did register Read more →

Another Week Down

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Another day back to the grind. Another Monday. Considering I only worked three days last week it felt like an eternity. Monday I was off for Columbus Day. I managed to get to the gym in the morning and do two miles on the elliptical.  I used to be very Read more →

Tri Talk Tuesday – Off Season Training

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Yay Tuesday! I love Tri Talk Tuesday and today Cynthia and Phaedra and I are chatting off season. I didn’t have a huge season this year, but that’s okay. For those of you who did have a big season, there are lots of ways to make your off season work for you. Today Cynthia, Phaedra and Read more →