Get pregnant. (I kid… I kid…)
I know it won’t last forever, but I’m down in weight since conception and continually going lower. My thought is that maybe my body already has enough “padding” to protect the child, so with eating well and not eating garbage, it’s shedding anything unneeded. I’m not going to complain.
I am finding the fatigue a little much though. I’m falling asleep at 7:30 if I stay on the couch after dinner (not the norm for me), and it’s exhausting to be up working on things after a full work day. I decided that keeping moving is much better for me and bubs than sitting still napping though, so I’ve been keeping myself busy around the house until 8:30 so that I fall asleep by bedtime. I can’t wait for this part to end – I hate feeling exhausted for any reason.
August’s goals were partially successful. I’ve been walking on my lunch fairly often, and walking at night in our neighbourhood. I haven’t been on the elliptical since I found out, but I’m hoping to remedy that this week/weekend. Eating right has been A-OK except for one slipup with a piece of cake (1″x2″ – thought I was doing well until I realized the balloon on top was fully icing. 2 inches of icing, 1.5 inches tall. And I ate it anyway, then felt sick.) My cookbooks are still in progress, as I need to move my printed paper recipes to proper cards. I did manage to purge any recipes we hadn’t ever used, or that we didn’t like, so that’s a start.
Hope September is off to a good start for you all. Happy Labour Day (har har).