Wednesday, December 18, 2013


I had a post. I thought I saved it. I didn't.

It was hilarious and thought provoking.

But it's gone with this in its place.

I ran on Monday (which was challenging and a true testimony to my fitness lost). I did laps on Tuesday. I am hoping to run today. Week 2, day 2 of my couch to 10k program.

I weighed in this am and I think my scale is broken unless I gained 11lbs over night... Possibly 11lbs of milk, but unlikely and a prime reason to only weigh in once a week.

Monday, December 16, 2013


Oh goodness... I thought I was right around the size (if not better) then back in 2011 when I started my original journey, but wow. 

Shows the muscle I've lost and far I've gained.


Pregnancy added 65lbs to my frame 

Postpartum I dropped 40lbs (including a 9lbs baby and stuff). I've fluctuated for the last 4 months... It's time to sort it out.

Pounds to lose: 30
Chest: 43inches (previously 39.5) 
*exclusively breast feeding
Waist: 43inches (previously 36)
Hip: 47inches (previously 41)

I have work to do... I  know things are different, I'm nursing and my body is storing fat to feed Thomas... I have to be mindful of my calories to make sure he is getting his nutitents.

Wish my luck!

Sunday, December 15, 2013

Funny what time does...

It's December 2013... A full year since my last post and only now can I see the irony. 

That last post about not being Prego... I was pregnant and didn't know it yet. It happen after the heavy drinking, but it happen and was confirmed Nov 24th at 11pm, by myself. I cried... 

Fast forward and I am currently nursing my 4 month old son, Thomas Frei Pridham; the cutest little nugget I have ever seen. I am completely in love and completely exhausted.

I still hate my body (30+ lbs to lose) but I appreciate it's amaZing ability to create life and have patience as it attempts to get back to normal.

I still have hypothyroidism but haven't been tested. I do still get to the gym 3 days a week, but don't see results. I want to diet, detox and purge but I'm Tommy's food source and have to be careful for him. In a few months my body will be mine again and then I will diet. For now I am going to eat healthy when possible and be patient. 

This blog carried me forward last time I fought to lose weight, I am hoping it will do it again. My tricks don't work anymore, I have no time to log every calorie, I can't give up dairy or wheat (Thomas needs the nutrients)... All I can do is be careful and hit the gym when I can (daycare is only until 12p and our mornings can be hectic).

Wish me luck... 30lbs to lose by April 8th.

In the morning I will weigh and measure, without shame, and post with my before pictures (argh)

Thanks for taking me back blogger!