May Update, 9 months Postpartum

It has now been officially nine months since having my second son.  As I mentioned before this time around has not only been different in losing weight but also different in the things I have and haven’t done. I’ll list them to make it easier to follow.  Things I haven’t done but did last time….

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Update: 6 months postpartum

Hi everyone, this coming Friday, I will be 6 months postpartum. I feel I am looking “better” than I did when I had my first son about this time. But I may be delusional. I think I weigh (150lbs) about the same when I was PP in 2017. I can’t complain about where I am…

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2020 Fitness Goals

I get it, it is over two weeks into the new year so yeah I am a little late on this but better late than never. My only set in stone goal this year in regards to fitness is running a FULL marathon.  I haven’t really thought much about it since it is not till…

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Back on the (work out) Horse

We all get busy meeting all our goals, as we become hyper focused on one goal we forget another. I’m back on the proverbial horse, back on a work out plan.  When I was training for my half marathon it literally was ‘half ass training’ unfortunately.   So while I finished my run, it was…

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No Work Outs for 2 weeks!

This month has been soooo busy, that I just realized that I have not worked out in two weeks.  Even my Garmin is telling me I am in Detraining mode. Ugh, for me, I need a goal to keep me motivated. Whether it be in running, lifting or anything else. Today is a half day…

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Every Race has a Life Lesson

Hi everyone, I have learned with time that every race has a life lesson for me. And this race was about personal growth and development AND that is a continual process. This last Sunday I ran a half marathon, and some of you may be thinking – yea yea nothing new for her. But, if…

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Runner’s Guilt: Mom, Wife &Work Duties

On the days I have “long” runs and at this point it’s anything longer than 30 minutes, I have serious runner’s guilt. And really it’s just guilt over everything; everything that is important to me. A feeling of letting others down, a feeling of making others sacrifice for my own needs. In reality – the…

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December Fitness Goals

It’s December 2019! Whoo, end of a decade!  For this month I want to keep up with 2 days of running and adding 2 days of lifting.  I haven’t picked up a program but i have some time lol.  So that would mean 16 days of working out, out of 31 days.   I can do…

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Holidays, Breastfeeding, & Running – Oh my!

This week has been ultra-busy and I had the luxury of not cooking for Thanksgiving. We went over to my husband’s family’s house. With a full time job, breastfeeding and other obligations sticking to a running schedule is not the easiest but completely possible. With the help of my family, it is easy. Here’s how…

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Not Feeling Ready – Half in 3 weeks

I am signed up for the SA Rock n Roll Half Marathon, this will be my 7th (I think) I should really count them, lol. I signed up for it, as a way to motivate me to work out after having the baby.  I am feeling so unprepared. Yesterday I ran for about an hour…

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