Friday, January 30, 2009
Here's my workout summary for the week:
Sunday: 30 min. Pilates workout.
Monday: 28 minutes on the elliptical (14 min. with 5lb. dumbbells), 1 mile walk.
Tuesday: 33 minutes on the elliptical (14 min. with 5lb. dumbbells), 1 mile walk.
Wednesday: 30 min. Pilates workout.
Thursday: 28 minutes on the elliptical (14 min. with 5lb. dumbbells), 1 mile walk.
Friday: 30 min. Pilates workout.
Side Note: MY BABY TURNED 9 MONTHS OLD YESTERDAY!!!! HOW COULD I FORGET TO TELL YOU? HE'S GETTING SO BIG! MOMMY LOVES YOU BABY!!!
Wednesday, January 28, 2009
Thank god mommy had the high school boys shovel because when daddy got home, we got to play!!!! I LOVE MY DADDY!!!!
And he even sang me a goodnight song!!! I love when he sings to me! And did you notice, that I am totally ROCKING the Rock-a-Billy look?
Friday, January 23, 2009
Here is what I did this week:
Saturday: 30 min. Pilates workout, played with my son the rest of the day.
Sunday: 25 min. walk on treadmill with son in tow.
Tuesday: 45 min. Pilates workout.
Wednesday: 22 min. on elliptical with 5lb. dumbbell weights in each hand.
Thursday: 5 min. on bike at level 6 for 1 mile, 22 minutes on elliptical for 2 miles.
And now I am OFF for a ladies night!!! It has been a while since I have had a night out with the ladies! I will let you know how much fun I had tomorrow (hopefully).
Wednesday, January 21, 2009
Friday, January 16, 2009
SEE: Me and my handsome son!
As for my workouts this week, again I feel like they weren't all that great. I am having a really hard time with this no running thing. My doctor said that I could try to run, I guess technically he cleared me, but I have to look to the future. Do I want to have a total knee replacement like my mom at the age of 53? Um, no thanks. So, I have been doing the Pilates/elliptical/strap the son to me walking thing. The good thing about doing these types of activities are: I have not gained any weight! The bad thing is, I haven't lost any! I am okay with not losing any weight but at the same time I am not okay with feeling like I did not get a good workout. I am one of those people that like to break a really good sweat and I haven't done that in some time now. Anyway, here is what I did this week.
Saturday: 30 minute Pilates workout.
Sunday: 25 minute walk with son in tow, 30 minute Pilates workout.
Tuesday: 9.5 miles on the bike. All the ellipticals were taken (me frowning).
Wednesday: 45 minute Pilates workout.
Thursday: 27 minute walk with son in tow.
Friday: 30 minute walk with son in tow.
Do you see something wrong here? I do. I am never going to reach my goal if I don't get my butt back on that elliptical!!!!!
Happy Fat Ticker Friday and (for all you teachers out there) Snow Day too!!!!
Wednesday, January 14, 2009
He can sit up, drink from a sippy cup (he loves water), eat little puffed foods (this is new), he is starting to pull on things (which I am hoping means that he will be able to pull himself up to his sitting position, not there yet?), and he attempts to get his knees underneath him to move. He is not crawling yet because that would require using his hands and most time his hands are in his mouth (STILL). I think he is starting to recognize that if he didn't have his hands in his mouth he'd be able to maneuver around a bit better but he's just not ready to give that up (he loves sucking on his thumb). He claps his hands we when say Yeah and he claps he hands when we don't but that's okay, he clapping and loves to do it! He will wave hi and bye but does not do it consistently at this point in time. He now has sixth teeth and for his sake I hope he gets a break in the teething area. He has developed somewhat of a temper when he doesn't want something or does want to play with a specific toy. And he pushes us away when he wants to do his own thing (who would have thought wanting to do your own thing starts at such a young age?).
Other than that, he is a happy little camper and the love of my life!!!! It's hard to believe that in a little over three months he will be a year old. Time is going by way to fast around here!
Saturday, January 10, 2009
I don't know what the weather is like by you but if your somewhere warm enjoy it because take a look at what we are dealing with this weekend. I think it is safe to say that the hubby will be out there for a good part of the day. We have about 6" of snow so far and the weather station is predicting 4-8 more inches by tonight. I was supposed to catch up with some college friends this weekend in Michigan, needless to say, I will not be going. Part of me (okay most of me) is happy to be home with my baby and hubby this weekend even though for about a month I have been anxiously awaiting my trip. This will be a great weekend just spending time with the two people I love the most. We will probably just loaf around, watch movies, practice crawling and sitting, and just enjoy each others company. I might even curl up with a good book under some warm blankets and make some hot chocolate with marshmallows and whip cream of course! Have a great weekend!
Friday, January 9, 2009
Here is what I did this week:
Saturday: 40 minute Pilates work out, 25 minute walk on tread mill with son in tow.
Monday: 45 minute Pilates work out.
Tuesday: 30 minutes on the elliptical, one mile walk.
Wednesday: 45 minute Pilates work out.
Thursday: 33 minutes on the elliptical.
Since this challenge is not about loosing weight, I did not weigh in this week. I am feeling a bit bloated anyway and probably won't like what I see.
On another note:
What was your child eating at the age of 8 and 1/2 months? I am asking this question because my son is just not progress with his foods like he should. I know all babies are different and I understand that, but it is very frustrating when we haven't even moved past 1st foods. My son is just getting slammed with teeth left and right. He has his two bottom teeth, his two eye teeth, and now he is getting his two front teeth. I also know that he has been in pain and probably could careless about food at this point in time. I guess I just wanted to know what other moms have done with the whole eating/ teething issue, how they got their children to eat, and what types of food their children were eating at this age? Don't get me wrong, my son is healthy and gaining weight like he should. I just feel like he should be working on skills to develop physically such as his pincher reflex etc....and I know eating table foods help to develop some of those types of skills. Any advice?
Wednesday, January 7, 2009
Sunday, January 4, 2009
Today is my last day of winter vacation and I plan on RESTING. Have I said that word enough yet?? Anyway, I have enjoyed pretending to be a stay at home mom for the past 17 days. Although part of me kept thinking.... How do these stay at home moms do it? I mean nothing against being a stay at home mom but don't you need to get out of the house for adult time to keep your sanity?? My husband and I were able to go to dinner one evening during my time off and it was nice and at the same time it was enough. I'm not saying that if I was a stay at home mom I would need to go out all the time, once or twice a month is good with me!!! I am a very social person and need to socialize every once in a while!
Anyway, back to work tomorrow. I will miss all the time I had to get the millions of things done around the house (AND WITH MY BABY) that need done on a daily basis. I will go from having tons of time to having no time for anything but yet still manage to take care of everything. I'm still trying to figure out how that works? I hope your New Year has been as restful as ours!!!