A poem about my eating issues
I'm not sure when I wrote this, but it was at least a couple years ago. I was cleaning out my old computer, and I thought some people might relate and help them feel a lot less alone. So here it is!
Ghost in My Head
There a... Read more
In honor of the little guy that made me Mommy :)
I haven't posted too much about my baby yet, so this is honor of him!
His name is Nathaniael Christopher. He weighed 6 lbs, 15 oz and was 20 inches long. :) He tried to lift his head on day 2 of his life, and at 6 weeks, has it pretty well... Read more
My first Mother's Day
I had a wonderful day today. :) My dad was over and of course Hubby. :) THey made sure I didn't have to do diaper duty or feeding of the baby today. Only baby stuff I had to do was baby cuddles :D The best part of baby stuff! Yea!
My... Read more
Why am I having trouble with my food lately?
I've been having trouble with my food lately. I'm not real sure why, so this blog is me exploring that.
First of all, I've been eating at McDonald's more lately. Why? It's a short walk away, it's a way to get my MIL to stop cleaning/f... Read more
Bounce back day!
First of all, I want to thank everyone for your support. It meant so much to me today to see all the supportive comments!
Today has gone much better. I've had over an hour of fitness today, and my calories are in range. I'm feeling pre... Read more
Why can random comments hurt so much?
There are lots of street peddlars in Chicago. Most of the time I walk right past them and ignore them. Today however, there was a peddlar, that as I walked past, said, nice and loud to me, "Those are some serious stretch marks!" Now, I don't ... Read more
I'm not sure what to do as my goals.
I want to get back to my running. To get to that end -
I will increase my steps each day until I am walking 10,000 per day. I am starting at 2,000 today.
I will work on adding more frie... Read more
To push, or not?
I feel like I'm at a crossroads with my exercise. I'm still struggling with my energy levels. But I can't tell if it's the lack of energy from not moving enough, or lack of energy from still recovering. So I'm doing some yoga, some walking, a... Read more
First ab workout since the pregnancy & rebuilding ground
So I did probably about 15 minutes of yoga today, after my 15 minutes of walking. A good chunk of what I did was ab work - cobra pose, plank, stuff like that. I have to admit, I'm trying not to be disappointed in myself. Its been 9 months sin... Read more
Well, Today was a day of not-good food choices. My inlaws watched Nathan and hubby and I had date day. We went to a movie (nachos and a half a huge soda, eep!) and then dinner - deep dish pizza and spinach and artichoke dip. My calorie count... Read more
Epilepsy, lack of sleep, and an awesome hubby
I have been a little absent from here for the last couple of days. I had a Very rough day before yesterday, and spent most of yesterday taking it easy and recovering. I'm epileptic, and the day before yesterday I had 3 seizures over the course... Read more
Is a little dissapointed
Well, it's the 21st. and I think I have to be realistic in that I'm probably NOT going to hit my 1,000 fitness minutes this month. I promised myself I would manage it, but with the baby, and the c-section, and just how tired I've been, it's no... Read more
The rambling no-name blog :)
Today's blog is probably going to be quite random, so please don't be surprised if it it! We decided today would be our first family outing. I was hoping to be out the door by 12. Yea, 3pm rolls around and we JUST got out the door! This is a... Read more
First good yoga session
So today I did my first really good yoga session since before a good chunk of the pregnancy. It felt SO good. I did a good 15 or 20 minute yoga routine. My back feels nice and stretched out, I've got lots of catching up if I'm going to manag... Read more
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So I had my first postpartum checkup today. They weighed me. When I was still pregnant, I was 220. Today I weighed in at 198. ONE HUNDRED NINETY EIGHT! How is that!? I can't believe I hit under 200!
I am thrilled! and a little scared.... Read more