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Cora Lillian – A Birth Story

Cora Lillian Fields was born Tuesday, November 7, 2017  She was born at 8:25am, 6lbs 8oz, 20.5″ long via RCS/failed VBAC Monday 11/6, 3:45am- I woke up from my dead sleep to the discernible click of Ellie opening her bedroom door. “Mommy? Daddy?” I roll out of bed, find her Read more →

A Little Bit of Life

Oh hi. I exist. TGC has been quiet lately. I was doing okay at least getting my training updates posted, but even those have fallen by the way side the last couple of weeks. We’ve had a lot of life stuff happening right now that has been very consuming. At the end Read more →

Accepting When You Miss A Workout

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 →

Oh Baby, Oh!

I haven’t been great at getting updates or posts up lately. Despite still being on maternity leave, time escapes me. Ellie turned two months old on Saturday. She turned nine weeks old on Monday. She had a doctors appointment this week and weighed in at 10lbs 2oz and is 22″ Read more →

Eleanor’s Birth Story

Eleanor Anna Fields was born on Monday, November 16 2015 at 3:28 am via emergency c-section, 33 hours after my water broke. She weighed 6lbs 3oz and was 19.5″ long. She is perfect and beautiful and we are totally in love. Friday, November 13th we had a doctor’s appointment. Our Read more →

HDBD Week 36

36 weeks. I have survived to tick off another week on my shirt. Baby is still cooking nicely regardless of how I feel. Just taking things one day at a time. After the fiasco that was two very confusing back to back appointments last week, I ended up at the 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 →

HDBD Week 22

This week’s update is brought to you by my diaphragm, which has because a snuggle spot for little girl. She likes to hang out in my lung space when she sleeps. And I spend the entirety of her nap times gulping down air like I just ran a sprint or something. Read more →

A Promise To My Daughter

It’s been a full week now since I stumbled off my deck stairs and destroyed my ankle. I never did make it to a doctor because I know full well it’s soft tissue damage and will have me off running for the next three to four weeks minimum. I’m currently Read more →

HDBD Week 15

Wednesday yay! My week is close to being half over and then there will only be two days left of real school. I just need to survive today which will be my most difficult day since I’m taking my kids outside with the beer goggles. Should be quite the experiment. Read more →