Friday, April 23, 2010

Baby Update.

I'm a few days late with this, but I am halfway through my pregnancy!!! I had my first appt. with my ob/gyn yesterday and it went really well. We talked about my c-section and most importantly running! She confirmed what my family doctor said, which is that I can continue to run as long as I'm feeling good. So the Sun Run is a go! She also said I need to up my calorie intake, I've gained 5lbs at halfway, and she wants me to gain about 20lbs altogether. So I just had a big bowl of cheesies! That should add a few hundred extra calories ;) I'll convince Randy I need pizza for dinner to help in the gaining weight department too! (ya know I'm only kidding, and I know it's supposed to be healthy calories...)

Also, I got enough money for my stroller!! I picked it up last Sunday and first thing Monday morning took the kids for a long 5km walk! It was well worth the money!!

20 weeks pregnant! Usually I take the picture before I go run, this time I forgot so I'm all sweaty and tired looking! When I am in my street clothes you can't really tell I'm pregnant, but my jeans are starting to get uncomfortable and my shirts are getting a bit too short so I better go shopping soon!!

Tuesday, April 13, 2010

Getting Slower!

My official time was 1:09:00. My slowest time yet, but I am ok with that. I ran the whole 10k and I felt good doing it. It was a beautiful Sunday morning, and really nice course as well. I felt pretty good most of the race, just the usual aches and pains I get while running, nothing major. Whenever I started getting too tired I would just keep reminding myself that I am 19 weeks pregnant and running! I am still amazed that I am doing this. When I was 19 weeks with Gaby I was already complaining about hip pain, and who knows how much weight I had gained at that point! I am still wearing my regular jeans, they are getting too tight though, unbuttoned as I type this ;) I have decided I am going to do the Sun Run this year, and I am super excited about it. I'll be 23 weeks pregnant by then, so I should be able to run the 10k no problem still!

On a side note: I've been saving up money to buy a really fancy shmansy stroller. I want to be able to run as soon as possible, so I need a nice comfy stroller for the new baby. I'm so excited! But I have a lot of stuff to sell on craigslist first.

Friday, April 9, 2010

Yet another race..

My weight is not so slowly going up and up, but that's ok! I know I won't gain it all back, and I'm really excited to pop this baby out and get back to hard training and dieting! Don't get me wrong though, I am thoroughly enjoying this pregnancy, knowing it could quite possibly be my last :( and I want to savour it! Plus I know I will never be as heavy as I was 8 months ago, and that's a good feeling! I saw the doctor yesterday, and everything is going perfectly and I got the go ahead to "race" the 10k this Sunday. So I am going to take it easy on Sunday and enjoy my run.