I manage a country homestead and the lives of my 4 babies ages 10,8,5 and 3. I LOVE TO RUN and NEED to keep healthy and fit for my SANITY!! Seriously....All problems are solved when I am running.

Making MY health a priority allows me to be the mother and wife that I need to be for them.

Tuesday, September 29, 2009


I notice my belly getting smaller everyday. Phew!! Week one and I don't THINK I look too pregnant anymore. I still have 20 pounds to lose but like I said before, I will worry about that in a few weeks.

My body is healing well. I do get quite sore in the pelvic region when I've been on my feet a little too much. But what can I do? I have an old farm house and 3 OTHER children to look after. I can't just lie in bed all day. My husband has been wonderful for helping with all the big stuff, but he has his limits as well. I can't expect him to look after all his regular 'chores' as well as my own AND take care of the kids.

So, for now I am just trying to pace myself and rest when necessary. It has been raining for a few days so we have just stayed home and done some fun fall crafts. Really, what more could we ask for? O.K maybe a sunny day soon so we can go for our annual walk in the McNish woods and go apple picking.

Soon enough...soon enough...


Anonymous said...

You have 4 kids...not 3.....! Congrats on the baby....I am a homeschooling mom of 4 as well....hang in there....that 1st year was hard....but the 2nd has been much better....BTW....love your testmony! God bless!


Cathy said...

I was going to say, you have four kids :D

Take care you!

Alyson said...

I meant I have 3 OTHER children to look after....so I can't sit on my butt and do nothing with the newborn ;)