Category Archives: Pregnancy And Working Out

All That Glitters is Gold

Oh man, I am tired. It’s getting difficult for me to maintain normal at this point. I’m trying but my body is just not having it anymore. Monday I hit the gym and did a mile and a half on the elliptical. Nothing too fancy or exciting. I was on Read more →

HDBD Week 29

Happy Hump Day Bump Day! I’m am 29 weeks and 3 days along and definitely feeling it. I am chomping at the bit to see my weeks pregnant start with the number three. I’m not sure why, but being in that 30 week range will make it feel like I’m Read more →

Workouts, House Work, and Actual Work

Monday. Hi. Back to the grind I suppose. Two weeks of school down, eight more to go until I head out on leave. Must survive. Because third trimester exhaustion is definitely worse than first. I guess I’ll start with a workout recap since it’ll be short. I did two miles Read more →

Renovating My Normal

I’m writing this from what feels like a state of pure exhaustion. If it makes no sense, that’s definitely why. My first week back to full time work was tough. It’s always an adjustment. Throw in being super duper pregnant and by Thursday I thought I was dying. I was Read more →

HDBD Week 27

Guys! I made it to my third trimester! Home stretch high five! Oh my gosh, I am so excited to finally be in the final part of my pregnancy. Once I get over the 30 week hump it’ll really be count down to go time. Some how December still feels Read more →

Back To Reality

Happy Labor Day! And sad official last day of summer. Back to school and real life tomorrow. I spent a good amount of time working in my classroom, and I’m ready enough for tomorrow, but that’s about it. It’ll definitely take me a week or so to get back into Read more →

HDBD Week 26

Wednesday, hello. I’m back to work today. Wah wah. But that’s okay, work should make the time between now and baby coming fly by, which I’m ready for. We had our fetal echo cardiogram Monday. It wasn’t bad and the specialist doctor we saw gave Ellie a clean bill of Read more →

As Summer Comes To A Close

Oh, summer. I am so sad to see you go. Really I only work two days this week. I have conference days Wednesday and Thursday then we’re off until we get students on the following Tuesday, but I’m only like half ready. My classroom is not set up at all Read more →

HDBD Week 25

I’m 25 weeks and 3 days today and the count down to my third trimester is totally on. I can’t believe I’m getting so close to the home stretch and that in like three months we’ll be welcoming baby. Speaking of welcoming baby, we did our hospital tour last night. Read more →

A Tough Week and a Tricky Treadmill

Whew, what a week! I had a tough time fitting everything in this week for whatever reason, but I still managed to get some activity in. My last full week of summer is this week and we have a lot going on, so I foresee this being a difficult week Read more →