Welcome to my Blog about fitness, workouts, diet and about my personal fitness journey
We all have different style for everything in life, different values, different goals, but we all do have something in common. We all want to be healthy & happy.
I know it's been a long time since I've been active on my website and facebook, but there was a very good reason for it. I was feeling very, very unwell since October and finally in the last couple of weeks I started to feel human again. Before shout it loud just would like to say that I wanted to keep this little secret for my near friends and family, but I guess I can't do it as it is so much to share.
I found out on the 13th of September that I am pregnant. Yes, it was planned but still it was a huge shock for me as I never went through any similar experience and had no idea what to expect (is there any similar experience to pregnancy that you can connect with?? I don't think so! :D).
I felt fine for 2 weeks and than BANG! Gross nausea every day, all day, every day and sickness to top it all up. I wouldn't wish that feeling to the worst enemy!!! Even walking into our house made me sick cos of my sensor for smell was so extreme! I truly hated every single second of it. This is where I started to struggle, as everything I was consuming before I couldn't eat or drink now. So, I couldn't eat fruit, veggetables, meat, nuts, seeds, WATER (I was forcing myself and probably ended drinking 2dcl of water a day). I was able to eat ONLY high fatty foods, carbs and sugary drinks. I remember sending hubby to get me 3 times in the same week to eat fish and chips, not cos I craved it, but cos that was the only food which make me feel better. He said that was his last time to go to that shop as they will think he has a problem haha!
To cut story short. I gained so much weight in 2 months! 8kg!!! I couldn't handle mentally with weight gain and even people noticing it and telling me how chubby I've got really got my confidence (if you allow me to be honest). This was the first time in my life when I was looking myself changing and I disliked it totally. Hubby was telling me that it's all for one good reason, that we will become parents and how much that will make me happy, but happy feeling just didn't get to me. I felt miserable, depressed. I was just huge.... I just wanted to have bump and massive breasts, but not chubby face and massive thighs and bum (they were always my biggest struggle till the last couple of years). BUT it all has changed when I started feeling better. Seeing baby on 12 week scan was just a precious feeling. It was rolling and kicking all the time, I knew from that moment that it was all worth it. Luckily, I don't feel nausea at all, I can eat all what I was eating before, I've got myself training routine adjusted completely for pregnancy (the first thing I found out I did course for training in pregnancy to be sure that I was doing safe and right exercises), I bought yesterday stationary bike and now I am fully ready to become proper pregnant and healthy lady.
My biggest shock was when I realised that no matter what you know and how much you know about health and fitness, if your hormones and sickness don't allow you to do what you know, there is no chance for you to change it, except to embrace it and hope that you will be able to get back on track soon and to fully enjoy in being pregnant and still to stay fit and healthy for the rest of your pregnancy.
If you have never been pregnant, please don't judge if someone is overeating or lying on the sofa all day and just looking miserable. Try to help them to feel better, if it's your partner or wife massage back or feet, book a weekend away and go somewhere together, if it's a friend give it a call and invite yourself to come in a visit or take her for a walk. All small things make difference to make us feel better. I never wanted to know how is to be on this side of the road, but now I know and I understand fully through what you and your body is going through. It's so tough, but there is always so many ways to make it all more comfortable and enjoyable :)
I am looking forward to this Christmas and to 2013 which will be the year of my life, bringing new life to this wonderful world and I CAN'T WAIT!! Little baby due is 18th of May and we will keep gender as a surprise!
If you are pregnant or you know someone who is pregnant and would like to buy a nice Xmas present, group of 5 or 10 PT sessions who will be individually adjusted to fitness level and level of pregnancy or if you want to lose Xmas weight and get your new shape in New Year with regular PT sessions or outdoor group training, please contact me on firstname.lastname@example.org or via phone 07564536688.
Merry Xmas and Happy New Year :)
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