...yep, the husband was right, and I think I knew he was, but I still was mad about it, ha! Oh geesh...what can you do? I was feeling like I was destined to just get fat during this pregnancy, I wasn't really watching what I was eating, I wasn't working out, and well, I just felt fat and bloated and all that good stuff. But then as I was climbing yesterday, I realized it doesn't have to be that way. I worked my butt off for quite a few months up until I found out I was pregnant to work to have a healthy life style - to eat right, to work out, all of that stuff. And there is no reason any of that needs to stop. Yes, perhpas I have a little more freedom, but giving myself a free pass to eat whatever I want is not going to be good. So, I won't. I will eat like I have been eating and yes, like I said, I will have a few more calories and most of those will be good for me, and every now and then, I will be able to have a little treat. There is nothing that I am craving so bad that I feel like I am depriving myself, I just like to eat. And this is a free pass to do so!
NO IT ISN"T! This is a chance and a test to see how well I did at establishing my new lifestyle. This is a chance to prove to myself that I can eat well and stick to my lifestyle that I had established. This is my test to keep working on my healthy lifestyle so that when the baby comes, I will be able to continue to eat right, cook right and be balanced. This is my chance to keep working at the lifestyle I want to teach my kid - and an even better chance to really drill it into me and my life. I can do this, I don't have to get fat like I was thinking I was destined to, I can be fit, I can still have my guns (and heck, can even work nice and hard on those!), I can work on my legs getting stronger and everything else. I can keep doing my pull ups. I can do it. I can be awesome and make sure that don't just turn to a fat blob.
So, yeah, he was right when he said all the things he said last night, i just wasn't ready to hear it, I had to come to it on my own - when he was telling me not to get fat, I was worried I already had and that he was seeing it. Nope, not the case, I just needed to step back and see that all is not lost, I had a few bad weeks of eating, what can you do? Right now I still am littlier than I was last summer - so the plan, keep working out, keep the baby cool and keep getting stronger - after all, the extra weight will be a great workout for walking, running and everything else I do! So, yes, motivated and ready to kick butt - too bad it is pretty much too hot to go outside and run, a walk with the dog, maybe a few bursts of some light running, cleaning, yoga and getting ready for the weekend - sounds like an amazing summer night!
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"Well said.good for you, you laid down the ground work and sounds like you have the motivation to keep it up. here's a link to a blog of this woman i was reading. i enjoyed it thought maybe you might also.
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