Friday, July 22, 2016

Fitness Friday - 7/22

Hi there! Long time no see. Yes, we are all still alive over here.

This week, I've dealt with a good bit of mouth pain. Both teeth that were filled within the last year have decided to cause trouble and both need to be filled AGAIN...at the same dang time. I told my dentist to just pull all my bottom teeth and give me dentures but he convinced me that's not the answer nor the solution I am looking for. Dramatic much? Yes. Tooth pain is no joke.

Yesterday, I had one tooth fixed and on Tuesday I'll have the second. I don't care, as long as this goes away and I can eat normal food again, I'll be happy!

Know how to lose those last five pesky baby weight pounds? Have teeth issues...or get a virus. At this point, I'm not sure which one is worse!


Currently Training For:

  • Cajun Cup 10K
  • Cajun Country Half Marathon
  • Disney's Princess Half Marathon & Glass Slipper Challenge
  • Rock n Roll New Orleans Half Marathon
Saturday - 4 mile run
Sunday - 2 mile walk with Brayden
Monday - 3 mile walk with Brayden
Tuesday - Rest Day
Wednesday - 3 mile run before work
Thursday - Rest Day 
Friday - Rest Day

On Saturday morning, I met up with my running buddy Heather for a quick run around town. Jason was working nights so in order to be respectful of his time and sleep schedule, I decided to cut my run short. It was still a good run despite the circumstances and I'm grateful I was able to get the run in at all!


After church on Sunday evening, Brayden and I took a little walk around the neighborhood....


...and within minutes, he was out!


We did the same thing again on Monday evening!


Only this time, my friend Kim joined us for the walk. It was a gorgeous evening and the sunset was beautiful!


On Wednesday morning (before my mouth pain became too unbearable), I woke up early before work and set out on a three mile run.


I decided since it wasn't as hot the day before due to rain, the morning would be "cooler". Wishful thinking - 94% humidity...ugh.


The run wasn't as quick as I wanted it to be and I had to stop for a few walk breaks during the last mile.


All done!

In non-running related news, a friend from my running group and her mom stopped by to visit me at work this week. They gave Brayden this beautiful gift - it's a hand-stitched Mickey Mouse quilt! 


We are all big Disney fans so they know how much this blanket means to me! Also, it was gifted to us in a Disney parks shopping bag...isn't that too funny?! They sure know me well! I know Brayden will love his Mickey Mouse quilt, too!

That's all for this week! I'm crossing my fingers for a mouth-pain-free weekend! Have a great one!! :)

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Baby Update & Weekend Vlog

Do you ever sit back and think "this time last year, I was doing such and such..."? I've been doing that a lot lately, especially since around this time last summer, I was pregnant and didn't even know it! Last August, we opened up about our struggle with infertility, told our families we were pregnant, recorded the entire experience, then shared it with all of our family and friends on youtube in September. We've received lots of well wishes and congratulations from viewers over the past year - some of you even sent gifts for our baby which was oh so sweet and incredibly appreciated!

Since that time, I've had several people ask for a baby update/video...so on the 4th of July weekend, I made one! :) Yep, I vlogged. It's been AGES since I created a vlog and I was feeling kind of rusty, so I decided to give it a try once again. (I also can't WAIT for Disney World in February and Princess Weekend vlogs...YAY!)

I know I'm late in posting this since the 4th was like forever ago but oh well...here it is! I also know that vlogs aren't everyone's thing...no worries, I'll be back to my usual blogging style tomorrow, without a video camera! :)


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