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Postponed Fitness Goals

Monday, January 16, 2012

Well it has been a crazy couple of weeks. So much has happened in such a short period of time that I can't believe it's been only 2 weeks!

First thing first...my last blog on Tough Mudder

I was super pumped to begin training for this. I have my family involved - both brothers, sister and sister-in-law. However, I have to pull out of the team because I found out around New Years that... I am pregnant!!

It definitely was a Happy New Year! I am so excited and nervous. We haven't told everyone yet but some family members do know. I am only roughly 6 weeks and haven't been given my due date yet. But based on my calculations it's probably early September.

So my Touch Mudders event will have to wait until 2013!

I am vowing to have a very healthy pregnancy. However, I have been allowing myself a few sweets here and there. I have eliminated all sweeteners, caffeine and alcohol from my diet. Which is a given.

I have also had to switch to eating more complex carbs in the morning. My normal protein shake was making me nauseous. Toast with peanut butter or whole grain cereal has been working great.

Caffeine free tea is making me nauseous and weirdest thing - I made myself a bowl of yogurt and mango slices and couldn't eat because I got nauseous again.

As for working out I have cut out Chalean Extreme weight circuits.

I was advised by my doctor to do light weight high reps now. But it's important I still do weights. I just have to switch up my routine now. I am using the Get Lean Intervals and Burn Intervals as weight workouts, as well as some Turbo Sculpt from Turbo Jam.

I am still doing Turbo Fire

However, I am now following Alee. I still feel like I am getting in a great workout while remove all the jumping and high intensity.

With this being my first pregnancy I am doing what the doctor tells me and listening to my body. I think it will be hard at first for me to see myself gaining weight. But it's for something truly amazing.

I am very early so my clothes do fit fine now...only I am way more bloated than normal so I can't wait to get home and into my pajamas!

When we found out about my pregnancy we knew we couldn't waste any more time on getting our house for sale. We spoke with a realtor that said our house isn't going to have a problem selling and recommended we find a house first and then sell.

Well we found our house this weekend. It's across the street from a park. Has lots of room to grow with 4 bedrooms. We have to re-decorate - which includes painting and new flooring. But we're going to hire someone to do that before me move in.

So our house is now up for sale and we should be moved into our new home by April! Wow! So much in 2 weeks I tell you!
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PROJECTFIT4LIFE 1/19/2012 10:49PM

    congrats on your pregnancy!!! i have 2 girls, they are the best thing i've ever done!! definitely keep with the exercising as long as you can....i slacked during my pregnancies....i tried to run when i was pregnant with my youngest by psyched myself out...i would feel nauseous like i was shaking my baby!!! the doctor told me thats not possible but i still gave up on running.....BUT even after gaining 55 lbs with pregnancy (yes true unfortunately) i ran a half marathon only 6 months after delivery!! i just found your page so i'm going to go snoop around your pictures now for some motivation!!! :)

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ANH102712 1/18/2012 10:11AM

    New Years was an exciting night for both of us! I got engaged and you found out you are pregnant. It's going to be a wonderful 2012! Good luck and I give you props for keeping the exercise up!

~Andrea

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DANISURF124 1/18/2012 8:44AM

    Congrats on your pregnancy!! That's so exciting. Good luck with the new house and move. :)

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JOURNEY1986 1/17/2012 11:01PM

    What a whirlwind - congratulations on all of the awesome things happening in your life!!!

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ROCKNSUNSHINE13 1/17/2012 10:13PM

    Congratulations!!! That's so exciting! What an amazing couple of weeks!

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ANNECLUTZ 1/17/2012 1:51AM

    Congratulations!!! emoticon

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COOPSM 1/16/2012 6:36PM

    Congrats on the great news!!!! I know you will have a great pregnancy and delivery!!

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ASHIKIME 1/16/2012 6:30PM

    OMG!! I'm so excited for you!! Congratulations! Have you looked at the baby fit website that's run by the same people as SP? Makes me curious if it's any good.

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SHASTA_DAISY 1/16/2012 6:05PM

  I can't wait to be an Auntie & the kids will love having a cousin to play with :)

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NEWRUNNINGSHOES 1/16/2012 4:14PM

    Congratulations! A baby and a new house...how exciting for you. I am liking your fitness plan!



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IAMZBEE 1/16/2012 3:46PM

    CONGRATS!!!!!

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OFFDREA 1/16/2012 3:42PM

    Congratulations on all your great news!!!

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CONFIDENTLY_FIT 1/16/2012 3:35PM

    Very exciting news! Congrats!

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