After a hiatus to have our baby, I am happy to announce that my husband and I are the proud parents of a healthy baby boy! He is our third child, and our last. (Yes, I’m sure.) He is so perfect and adorable and snuggly and I am absolutely smitten by him. There is something about holding a baby that just releases happy endorphins. Sigh.
He is, for a fact, the cutest baby you’ve ever seen. I digress …
So that’s where my priorities have been the last couple months or so — soaking in my sweet baby and trying to get rest when I can … which is never with three kids. I am starting to get into a routine and settling into our new normal. Thankfully, and by God’s grace, I’ve been given three babies that sleep through the night.
Hallelujah! I’m not trying to rub it in, but I can’t help but be thankful for it!
Since I’m feeling good physically (okay, I’m usually tired regardless of how much sleep I get), I’ve started back into working out. It’s time to get working on this post-baby body.
I wanted to start exercising much earlier, but I was so tired, I knew it wouldn’t have been a smart choice. Small walks with the kids were enough to get me by before I could do more.
I also wanted to start working out because I have never been this heavy in my life. And I don’t like it. [Read more…]