Working out has been tough for me. I'm not sure what exactly is going on, but I think I did some serious damage to my pelvic bone during labor. So when I run, I am in a lot of pain afterward. Like, can't-sleep-lay-in-bed-wondering-what-pain-meds-I-can-take kind of pain. So since my sleep is precious these days, and I'm not particularly fond of being in pain, I have avoided running at all costs. So I need something I can do every day while I'm home with Riley, so I have started the 30 day shred. It's a workout DVD that I can do from the comfort of my own home, and I think it's about 20-ish minutes a day. So I'm doing it close to every day for the next 30 days, along with eating healthy, with the goal of losing 10 pounds. Ambitious? Yes. Impossible? No. I've done it 4 out of the last 5 days, and I've lost about 1.5 pounds, so things are looking good! And I'm realizing that my muscles are not what they used to be, as I'm getting quite sore!! But I'm starting to feel good about myself again, and I like the workouts, so we'll see what happens by the end of 30 days! That is, if this little one stops crying long enough for me to get the workouts done!! This is her "pick me up RIGHT NOW or I swear to God I will cry" look.
Riley had her 3 month appointment today, and she is 11 pounds 8 ounces, and 24 inches long. She's in the 50th percentile for height, and 15th for weight. My little peanut! She was in a bit of a better mood today, although she has been impossible to get to sleep during the day! Okay, not impossible, but tough work, that's for sure. She only got 3 naps today instead of 4, and they were all very short, so she was EXHAUSTED in the evening, and was asleep by 6:45... my poor tired little baby. Hopefully that doesn't mean she's going to wake up at the crack of dawn! And for some reason, the only thing that would keep her from crying was sucking on my shoulder, so I let her. And I now have my very first hickies. Seriously. She wouldn't take a pacifier, wouldn't suck on my hand, or hers. Only my shoulder. Siiigghhhh. See?
Hopefully the next few days get better and better, because this mom gig is exhausting!