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#31 of 33 Old 06-06-2010, 10:39 PM
 
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Today I did 45 mins on the arc trainer and a workout DVD that is pilates/yoga w/some light weights. Feeling much better lately so I'm hoping to get back into my regular workouts (which are like above w/some variations) On the nutrition side, I can't decide if I did ok today or not: fruit for breakfast and a 2% fage, bowl of raw broccoli and cauliflower w/some dressing, then a mesculan green salad w/a little chicken, 1 small piece of pizza and some popcorn. HMMMM...I'm so hungry this time! but I guess I did ok since I worked out

Also really excited there's a prenatal pilates class nearby that I'm planning on starting later this summer, maybe in the fall to keep my motivation going in the cooler weather.

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YOGA - I have two friends my age (30) who both did prenatal yoga, and had quick, (loud,) natural births - they both had their babies within 45 minutes of arriving at the birthing center! I spoke with my yoga teacher and she encouraged me to keep doing the class I do, just "make space for baby" as baby and belly grow.
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I've been at the gym 3-4 days a week now for 3 months. The hardest part is getting up at 5:30 am (the only time I have when hubby is home to watch kids and I'm not already exhausted or asleep)! I usually walk, bike, or if I'm feeling really energetic, eliptical for 20 min, lift weights (weight depending on how I feel that day, but I notice it's naturally about half of what I used to on my arms, the rest is about the same), then 10 more minutes cardio. I feel (and look) sooooo much better than I did with the first two. I naturally have short labors (9 and 6 hours) so I don't want them to be shorter, but if that's what happens, I'm much better with that than a 24 hour labor!
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