Wednesday, December 29, 2010

The Elliptical....my friend...

After baking Butte Pasties, 4 pies (2 pecan brownie, 1 apple, and 1 lemon), sugar cookies, ginger cookies, Pioneer Woman's potatoes, PW's green beans, frying a turkey, cooking ham, making stuffing from scratch (first time ever), and making Watergate salad, I was DONE! (All of the wonderful food was SOOO healthy. LOL!) I made all that in 3 days and BOY did I feel it. I was having Braxton Hicks (at least I think that's what they were) like crazy. Not a good thing....

Jason's family left on Monday which meant I had the house back and the junk food was gone. I weighed myself the day before they left and I was 223. Yeah, not so great considering 4 days before I was 217. Too much junk and not enough healthy stuff makes Cathy gain weight (non baby weight). I can only use the pregnancy excuse so much, ya know. So, when I woke up Monday morning I got dressed and did the elliptical for 30 minutes. Sure, 30 minutes isn't that much, but after standing for 3 days straight cooking my butt off I couldn't do much more.
(Day 1)
Belly and all, I felt MUCH better after doing those 30 minutes. I need to keep it up until the baby comes. I need to be healthy when it comes time to deliver, cause Heaven knows, with Annabelle when I was 235, unhealthy, and trying to deliver, it wasn't the easiest thing. But, when I was 215 and in shape with Caleb, it was a cake walk.

So, here's to starting my New Years resolution a couple days early.  
Do the elliptical every day. 30 min or more.

3 comments:

Amber said...

Everyday?! You crazy!
How about 4 times a week?

I hope you and your little one are doing great!

Liz said...

You are power woman. I don't even have the pregnancy excuse. Way to be!

Christina said...

That was A LOT of cooking! Gee!!!
And elliptical everyday - yes! Set your mind to it and get it done.