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Week 4, 2016

Well here we are, entering Week 4 of 2016 and Week 4 of mom life. Baby girl has been an awesome baby and has made being a mom and this first month super easy. We feel so blessed in how we lucked out with her. Her easy attitude has made it easy for me to … Continue reading

Welcome to 2016

It’s been a long, long time since I posted. Like since August. That’s four months. Four months of workouts and updates I wasn’t giving. So what happened? I kept up with my workouts until Week 38 of my pregnancy. I stopped running in mid September, around Week 25. I was getting pains in my round … Continue reading

8/19/15: Workout of the Day

Total Swim: 2,150 yards Warm-up: 100 each (swim, kick, swim, pull, swim) Main Set: 300 swim 300 kick/pull (150/150) 200 swim 200 kick/pull (100/100) 150 swim 150 kick/pull (50/100) 100 swim 100 kick pull (50/50) 50 swim 50 kick 50 pull Today’s morning swim felt really good – today was the first day I felt … Continue reading

8.15.15: Workout of the Day

Swimming – Total Distance: 1950 yards It’s been awhile since I swam. I’ve said that a few times now, in a couple of blog posts. So on Friday (obviously this post is a few days old), I finally made it to over 1 mile of swimming. My goal is to slowly work back up to … Continue reading

8.14.15: Workout of the Day

Running streak, Day 3 – 1.5 miles. Waited until after 8 so that it had “cooled down a little ” outside – so a cool 83°. Oh well. Short run today so I can get a swim in tomorrow morning! Currently at 18 weeks and feeling awesome. I really can’t complain. A little bit of … Continue reading

8.5.15: Workout of the Day

Back in the pool again, for the first time in….almost two months. Wow. I knew it had been awhile but seriously, that long?! Granted, there was the nausea in June, the crazy work schedule in July, in combination with the first trimester fatigue…I’ll give myself a pass. So today really was just focusing on swimming … Continue reading

8/4/15: I Gave Up

5 weeks pregnant 3/5/15: Running club…running is scary when you are pregnant and in your first trimester. Like we just found out a week ago that we were pregnant, and here I am, pounding the pavement. Even if it would be a considered a “short” run by most people standards (at least, that’s what I … Continue reading

Workout of the Day – Thursday 3/5/15

Run – 3.8 miles (Total Time – 35:00; 9:10 min/mile) Today’s workout was with my running club – We Run MPLS. It’s a small group that currently meets every other Thursday for about 3 mile run, followed by drinks and food at a different restaurant in Minneapolis. You can check them out at any one … Continue reading

Workout of the Day – Friday 2/27/15

Swim – 2700 yards Modified from: Masters Swim Workouts by Sara McClarty, June 27, 2014 B Workout 400 swim (100 swim, 100 IM, 100 swim, 100 IM) 400 pull (3/5 breathing pattern by 100) 8×25 sprint, IM order on :40 interval 6×125 swim, 25 sprint/100 smooth, on 2:15 interval 4×25 sprint IM order with :5 … Continue reading