It’s been awhile since my last post because so many things have been going on, it’s been hard to make time to read blogs or write a post.
First, some bump pictures.
Black and White Striped Top – White House Black Market, Black Slim Denim – Heidi Klum Maternity, Black Open Toed Heels – Jessica Simpson
Week 24 – 6 Months Baby!!
Black Pointe Blazer – Topshop Maternity, Black and White Lace Polka Dot Tank Top – White House Black Market,
Black Modern Boot – Gap Maternity, Closed Toe Heels – Nine West
My workouts have not been great. First my left hipflexor has been hurting. So much so that just walking around I notice the pain. So I took time off workouts to let it rest, which worked out well because my time at work increased during this time. Then when I started feeling better I started back cycling on my trainer. That didn’t aggravate the hipflexor so I started getting “seat time” built up by doing small stints on the bike.
After a few days of this I had another setback. I was walking in a restaurant and slipped and fell. I didn’t make it all the way to the ground because I grabbed the empty table near me. In doing so I basically stabbed myself in the ribs with the sharp back corner of a wood chair. I bruised my ribs really bad, but the baby was totally okay, thank goodness! For my ribs to recover I could only rest, apply ice, and take aspirin. I’m feeling better now and I hope to get back into cycling and swimming first. Then I will add more walking and running if my hip cooperates.
Here are the workouts I did get in:
4 Miles Easy (Treadmill, 1% Incline, 38:36, 9:39 Pace)
Wednesday (2/13) – Sunday (2/17):
Rest – Hipflexor Pain
3 Miles Walk (Treadmill, 3% Incline, 2lb ea hand weights, 44:52, 14:58 Pace)
2 Miles Easy (Treadmill, 1% Incline, 19:39, 9:50 Pace)
3 Miles Walk (Treadmill, 6-7% Incline, 2lb ea hand weights, 44:51, 14:57 Pace)
2 Miles Walk (Treadmill, 1-2% Incline, 29:35, 14:48 Pace)
2.3 Miles Bike Easy (Trainer, 10:00, 13.8 mph)
4.5 Miles Bike Easy (Trainer, 20:00, 13.5 mph)
5.3 Miles Bike Easy (Trainer, 25:00, 12.72 mph)
Run/Walk: 10 Miles
Bike: 12.1 Miles
We have some more nursery progress! We got the rug for the room. It’s the Addison Rug from Pottery Barn. It’s high quality and I’m happy with the pattern. It is wool so it is rougher than I would like, so I will likely get something soft to lay down in part of the room for the baby. Also, it may soften up over time and with vacuuming.
I have some new workout goodies, nutrition gadgets, and baby items to share in my upcoming posts. More to come!