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#211 of 218 Old 01-28-2012, 07:53 AM
 
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well now I have a stomach bug. maybe it will make up for the 3 days i spent trapped in the apartment with a sick 2yo eating whatever I could grab and getting almost no exercise. And, what a waste- I barfed up the most seriously healthy dinner... no ice cream or any indulgences.

 

just kidding. I feel like crap. But, just temporary.

 

 


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feel better quick emma


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Feel better Emma. (Mint chip ice cream isn't so bad coming up.)


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Thank you, Lifeguard. In review, I see there are some BLTs that I could have done better with (bites, licks, tastes.) So I guess I will look at that. I'm headed toward a new "decade" on the scale, which is why I would like to lose at least a fraction of a pound, just to see that change. I have a digital scale that does .2s and I'm at 140.0. For a solid week.


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Okay, while I don't think I've actually lost weight (I rarely weigh and don't own a scale), the jeans I bought four weeks PP because my prebaby jeans would zip, but weren't comfy are getting too loose.  My prebaby jeans still don't look right, so while I bought two sizes up, I'll probably have to get a pair or two inbetween the two to go a few months.  I still FEEL bigger.  I think it is that my core muscles are shot, I plan to start working those.  My stomach isn't big, really, it is just doughy.  Hoping to rejoin the Y so I can go after work in the evenings.  I love swimming and need access to an indoor pool before our neighborhood pool opens after memorial day. 

 

We've also joined a CSA so I will be forced to make more veggie based recipes as opposed to carb/meat based.  This is good.

 

I hope you are on the mend, Emma!


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A little reminder...Spring is around the corner and we can all plan on just being outside, going for walks and enjoying the warmer weather - we'll also be closer to 6mos PP and ready to work on things.  I say take it easy on yourself....it's a mindset and hard to gear up for.  I am going to be 40yo this year and the weight used to just drop off me and now not so much.  I've also had to relearn how I ate before being preggy and nursing for 1.5yrs with DS where BFing took care of those extra calories.  I eat well so I'm not hungry but I'm used to eating more....I like training my body to this new way of being but it's also taking some getting used to.


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Good reminder.

 

Damn nap took up my gym time today. I can't win for losing. Exhausted but workout, rare nap but no gym time. Crappy trade off & I'm feeling pretty down about it, plus the house is a mess. Sigh- I want cake.


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Someone today got confused and thought I was pregnant & showing.  Sigh.

 

I'm still kinda sore from the c-section. Is it safe to do ab exercises?

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