Pretty happy with the pregnant body lately. First, the nausea seems to have subsided. Second, it managed to get me through a 67 mile bike ride (avg. 15 mph) on Saturday and an 8 mile run on Sunday (two weeks in a row - whoohoo) and still feel good when I got finished. It's truly amazing what the body can do. It's a whole new world exercising when pregnant. You pay way more attention to your body. I do way better at fueling and hydrating. I listen to my breathing and make sure it's never labored. Every twitch or ache is evaluated before moving on. I thought it would be bothersome, but it's refreshing in it's own way. It's teaching me to use my power more than my lungs. It gives a whole new appreciation for what my body already does and now it's doing all that while it's busy making a new little life.
I seem to be gaining and expanding on schedule. There is a definite baby bump in place as well as around 6-7 extra pounds. They say you hit the 2nd trimester and things turn around and you have renewed energy and I think they are right. It wasn't spot on 13 weeks, but at almost 16 weeks it's feeling pretty good. Let's hope it lasts.
As for tonight - looks like I'm going to go do a 4 miler with Brooke. With the winter storm warning we have it might be the last time we leave the house for a day or two, so better enjoy!
Till next time, run on!