I would love to say that if I wasn’t working, I’d be spending hours and hours a day working out. But I know that’s not the case.

That being said, I dream about having 3 additional hours in every day; an hour of which I would spend with Ari. The other two? Working out and cleaning.

But even with working full time, [somewhat] keeping up with our household chores, and taking care of Babycakes, I have been fitting in workouts.

I’ve been continuing Weight Watchers religiously. In fact, the second week I lost 1.5 pounds. After a 5-pound first week loss, I’m proud to have lost a second week in a row! I still had a ton of unused activity points. And I did have a couple of meals that weren’t healthy — but that were worth it! [Umm, hello?? Grilled cheese?! YES!]

Last week I went to TWO yoga classes at Yoga Bliss. TWO! That is nearly unheard of! And it has been doing my body wonders. Power yoga is a really tough workout plus it’s a great way to balance out my runs.

Speaking of running, I totally rocked it again last week. I’ve been running for 30-minutes straight for the last week and a half now. There are times in my run when I start to doubt myself, but I keep moving. I ran a total of 14.5 miles last week, and walked an additional 8.5 miles with Ari! And? I’m averaging a 9.5 minute running mile. Which is certainly not my best, but I’m proud of what I’ve accomplished post-Babycakes. 🙂

And I’m officially signed up for four races! One 5k in July, one 5k in August, the Pretty Muddy Women’s 5k, and the Akron Marathon Relay 4.8 mile leg in September. Holy smokes! I’m so excited, but I’m also thinking, ‘what have I gotten myself into!?’

But mostly I’m excited. 🙂 I’m excited to see where I’m headed. I’ve been here before, and I’m happy to be making my way back.

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Alissa June 14, 2013 at 8:16 am

I like that you say you can run 9.5 minute mile for 30 minutes straight like it’s not your best. I haven’t even had a baby and I can’t even do that. It would be a HUGE accomplishment for me! Hahaha. I guess it evens out because I can play tennis like nothing else. 🙂 Way to rock the fitness. I need to get my butt in gear, I work out, but as much as you work out you make me feel lazy!! GO GET IT GIRL!


Amanda June 14, 2013 at 11:02 am

Sounds like you are doing pretty well with your new diet and routines!!!! I am hoping to get into some kind of pregnancy workout routine once I get past the first trimester slump. My exhaustion is out of control!


fizzgig June 18, 2013 at 8:57 pm

amazing accomplishments!! keep up the great work!


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