Well last time I posted was just before I was supposed to run a 5k. That didn’t happen. I got halfway to the race and realized I forgot my chip and bib # at home. I didn’t have time to go back and get it and make it there on time. So I just turned around and went home. Ran around town instead.
Looking back at my running via Daily Mile, I still have been getting in at least two 10 milers each week. Even a few 11 milers sprinkled in there. Too bad it’s not half marathon season instead of sweat your balls off season. I registered for a four miler and I still need to register Red for the kid’s quarter miler that day. The 4 mile is at 9 at night which could be bad if my stomach is all bloaty at the end of the day as it has been lately. Last time I ran it pregnant I did it in about 33 minutes, but this was just a few days after taking 3 weeks off for my sciatica. Speaking of sciatica, I still get twinges of it, usually at the end of the day while I’m hauling Red around town. She has been lazy lately and making me pick her up. I said, “I have to carry new baby, let daddy carry you.” She replied, “no, daddy can carry new baby.” Hmm…that’s not going to work right now.
This is the week I have finally had people notice I am pregnant. Make note- 25 weeks. I don’t remember if it was later or around this time last pregnancy. I think it was right around now. My belly button is already an outtie. I am still wearing normal clothes but work pants are starting to get a bit tight on the waist and shirts are looking a bit shrunken as they try to stretch. I hope to just use my belly band for the work pants situation but I may need to pick up some longer shirts for work so I can wear the band.
Our ultrasound was on Monday. Still looks to be a girl but, again we thought we saw balls! Hope she’s not a girl with balls… We got new photos and measurements. She measured at exactly 25wks and 1 day which is what we calculated. She weighs 1 lb 11 oz which is good. It’s hard to believe she will grow another 5-6 pounds in the coming weeks. Yikes, going to feel that midsection pressure come back. The u/s tech said she thought the kidneys looked no worse than last time. I will see the doctor on Friday and see what he says. Since I have the family history of UPJ obstructions, I am guessing he will send me to U of I for a level 2 u/s.
Here is what my running has looked like so far this week. Sunday- 8 miles on the treadmill. I got to sleep in and still get in a run while Red napped after a zoo trip! Monday- 2 miles on the treadmill. Didn’t run particularly fast, but got in some good strength training after. Tuesday I stretched my run into 11.1. It was humid out so I did half of it on the treadmill. Still pretty dang humid inside. Wednesday (today) I ran 9.35. I considered doing 9.5 or 10 but my TV show’s captioning was off and it was pissing me off, so I called it quits. Tomorrow might be another easy day, but I am looking at Friday’s weather and wondering if I should switch my runs. Friday I wanted to do 10 and then do 7 or 8 on Saturday to cap off the week around 50 miles.
I feel like I should do the standard bumpdate that actual bloggers do.. ugh
I have no cravings and I don’t weigh myself, so there ya go. Not looking forward to probably failing my glucose test again.