Fitness


Body After Baby: 2 Months 4

Last week, my baby boy turned 2 months old.  How?! That also means I’m 2 months postpartum.  I’ve been slowly easing back into a fitness routine, which is really exciting for me.  It makes me feel like my old self and gives me ‘me’ time. On the weight loss front, I’m only 2-3 pounds above my pre-pregnancy weight.  I’m sooo happy about that.  Honestly, I feel like I’m pretty much back to pre-pregnancy weight because those 2-3 pounds are probably in my boobs.  Not even joking.  Breastfeeding is doing crazy things to them.  Ha. I’d still like to lose 15-20 pounds, as crazy as that sounds.  I’m about 20 pounds above my wedding weight, which just sounds crazy to me.  I was in such awesome […]

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The Start of a Home Gym 8

When we bought our house last March, we hadn’t planned on building a home gym.  We were in love with the huge fitness center we were members of and had no plans of leaving.  Of course, when we lived in our apartment our gym was literally 2 or 3 minutes away (driving).  I often ran to the gym (it was a quick mile), lifted weights, and ran home, which ended up being an awesome strength/cardio workout. And even though we didn’t move THAT far way, it now takes about 15 minutes to drive to the gym (damn stoplights).  That’s just long enough for me to dread going to the gym.  The round-trip drive plus the whole hassle of actually getting inside and settled added almost […]