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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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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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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Sunday Runday – Long Run

It is now 2 weeks till my half marathon. And I am getting more and more nervous about this half. The more I think about it the less confident I feel. During my run though I felt good. I ran for 1hr 20 mins and got 5 miles in. I really shouldn’t be overthinking this,…

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November 3mo Postpartum Update

3- mos postpartum! Where did the time go?!  Now it’s more like 3 months and 10 days.  My little guy is sooooo big now, he is fitting into 6 month clothing at 3 months. I have been running but it has not been going as well as I would like.  I have a half marathon…

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Postpartum Fitness Journey

Hi everyone, it has been 27 days since Baby Gavin made his appearance.  Labor was definitely shorter and recovery has gone well as well.  Last week I went for a slow – baseline jog and another run.  This week I want to do 2 runs as well but just being slow about it. Baby Gavin…

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Health & Fitness: One Size does not fit all

We go to professionals for advice on health, nutrition and fitness. Each “expert” in the field, doctors, fitness instructors etc… but there is no one size fits all in health & nutrition. And the real problem here, is that no one can really tell you what will work, it’s really all trial & error. Doctors…

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May 2018

It has been a while since my last post. I have been so busy with work and avoiding my dissertation research. I have completed 4 interviews and have transcribed 2.  I have one more scheduled and my goal is one more in June and be ready to WRITE WRITE WRITE ugh. This is where people…

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Avatar Nutrition Update

Hi everyone!!! This post is for those that know I have been using Avatar Nutrition for my “macros.” It is like a virtual nutritional coach and is $9.99 a month. The best 9.99 a month I have ever spent! This company created a algorithm that calculates your best macros, over time it learns you and…

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