Nick

Kara

10.07.2008

week 19 recap

Well I'm late this time, not much to report this week. Thanks for your comments on the idea of the Philly marathon - I'm definitely considering it, with the idea that if I need to stop, I can do the 1/2 which follows the same course (and is kind of a bummer when you are running the full as you watch the 1/2ers finish!) I'm weighing any idea of harming the little one and if there is any possibility then I would not do it - versus my competitive desires and goals!

I just realized that when I hit 20 weeks, that meant 20 weeks was behind me. So really I'm on the 21st week. I'm a quick one!

I <3 the yoga class that I go to on Mondays. I feel so good on Tuesdays - soreness all over, knowing it hit all these muscles that only get worked once a week. It's great!

Last week's stats - which was really week 20, but we'll stay in order here:
Monday: Yoga
Tuesday: Run 10.23 miles (1:30) - I had off
Wednesday: 3.06 miles (28:00), + lifting, elliptical 15 minutes (had off)
Thursday: 6.43 miles (1 hr)
Friday: Swim 2700 yards - felt nice (46:00)
Saturday: outside 5.8 miles (1 hour), 3.33 (30 min) - treadmill
Sunday: 6.57 miles (1 hour)

Total: an hour of yoga, 30 min of lifting, 15 min elliptical, 45 of swimming (2700 yards),
Running 35.4 miles 5:28:00
Average pace: 9:16.

Here's my 20 week pic! When I went to weigh myself (standard Saturday tradition), I got the # and the scale ran out of batteries. It's a P-O-S scale and usually I have to do it 3 times and make sure it is accurate. It said I stayed the same weight but was probably wrong. Or maybe right since I got a little bit sick. The clothes are working out - bigger and I feel better about them. Until next week...

14 comments:

  1. awesome job on another amazing week!! i still dont see a baby in there :) you look great!

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  2. You look awesome girl! Ya know, if you didn't live so far away I would hire you as my personal trainer. You are so motivated and upbeat about exercise. It's so refreshing.

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  3. Awesome job! I agree with Aron, there cant be a baby in there! Keep up the good work!

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  4. Dang I don't think I could see my toes at 20 weeks. Lookin good my dear!

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  5. You are still doing an amazing job with the workouts! Looking good!

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  6. I can't believe how tiny you still are. The workouts are paying off, and I'm sure your delivery will be easier because of it, too.

    Great job on all your workouts!

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  7. I think it's funny that your mind is a week behind. My mind is always a week ahead... I'm trying to emlist the power of positive thinking or something b/c I'm ready to be DONE begin pregnant! ;)

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  8. The yoga is going to help you so much during labor!

    I think as long as you didn't up your mileage too much during training, you would be ok. I think the Doc will just tell you to keep doing what you're doing, but not too much more. At least mine did.

    Either way, you are doing and looking great!

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  9. When is the philly marathon? And how far on will you be? You're crazy... so I'm a fan :-)

    I absolutely love my yoga classes. There's only a few moves - namely anything involving bending over or the cobra - that I find strange now. Not tough, it's just strange feeling a hard ball in my stomach.

    I've signed up for a pregnancy yoga class for 30+ weeks, which I start next month. Can't wait.

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  10. You do not even look pregnant!!! You look great! Keep up the great job with workouts!

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  11. You've inspired me... I'm going to kidnap my girlfriend this week and take her to yoga. Your weekly training schedule is awesome, wish I could be so loyal. You're kickin ass girl.

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  12. You look great! Congrats on another very impressive week.

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  13. Recently started reading your blog so thought I'd say hello. Cute belly pic and I agree with everyone else, you are looking fit!

    Also loved the clothes you got, and don't blame you for staying away from true maternity-wear...all the empire waist fashions right now are way cuter!

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  14. is it weird that i look forward to your belly shots?
    Anyways, good thinking about the option to pull out and do the half.

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