Monday, March 28, 2011

Nice run and a 2 month check up

Now that I'm over that yucky sickness I am back to running. I'm sooo glad it didn't last longer than a couple days. It's not fun being sick.

This morning we went in for Rosalie's 2 month check up and she's doing GREAT! She's a lean and tall little thing, but she's growing right on track and even hitting some 4 month milestones already. I just love my sweet little girl.
It's amazing that only 2 months after giving birth I'm recovering as fast as I am. I'm really impressed with my body's ability to recover. Today I went on my scheduled run. 25 run/ 15 walk. I ended up walking 21 and running 25. My loop ended up being a little farther than I expected. That's ok though, it was good to get out there and I felt great. The wind was blowing some and it was kinda chilly outside, but I wore my hat and gloves which helped out in the beginning when I was walking. 

I was a little unmotivated to go out and run today, but Jason kicked me out and told me I am a happier person when I run so I needed to get it done. While I was walking I started thinking about all the things I had to do this week and when I'd find time to get my exercises in and it was starting to stress me out. But, rather than continue to go down that mental path, I had the thought..... TAKE IT ONE DAY AT A TIME! So, that's what I'm going to do. One day at a time and I will reach my goal. Step by step, little by little. I can do one day and I can find time to get a 30-60 minute run done. There's 24 hours in a day, what's a half an hour or 1 hour?

I'm still kinda having a hard time with the whole nursing/diet/running thing. Either I run and nurse or I run and diet. I can't seem to get all 3 to work together. My milk drops when I diet and run, so I have to pick one or the other. Are there any other nursing momma's out there who run, diet, and nurse and who are successful at it? If so I'd LOOOVE some tips. 

Oooh!! Check out this article about running while pregnant. My sister-in-law Hayley wrote if for the Rocky Mountain Running and Triathlon Magazine. Go Hayley!!!

4 comments:

Suzy said...

She's adorable and getting so big! You are doing so well...and it has only been two months. Keep up the great work!

Cynthia O'H said...

Those are the sweetest pictures. Honestly, I don't know how women run so soon after childbirth; I waited until I was sure I was ready to push myself - and I wasn't even nursing!

cynthiasolc said...

She is a cutie pie :) Congratulations!

I'm a momma to a 7 month old baby girl and didn't really diet much afterward to loose the weight. I just nursed, tried to eat as best I could, and exercised when I wasn't sleep deprived.

I'm amazed at how our bodies work because the weight came off slow and steady and now my "goal" jeans actually fit loose on me. Just be patient!

Best of all is that my baby girl is healthy and close to ~18 lbs now. Time truly does fly :)

cynthiasolc said...

Oh, I forgot to add that eating a bowl of oatmeal every day really helped with producing breast milk. I'm still nursing and haven't had any problems so far :)