I can't believe how the time has flown. We finally cracked down 2 weeks ago and started really working on the nursery and making changes to Hope's room (moving furniture, decorating, etc.). I have gotten all of the baby's newborn and 0-3 months clothes and have them in the dresser. We have all the baby furniture now in the nursery, and have bedding ready to go. We do need to paint the room still but have a ton (yes, actually 2,000 pounds) of color swatches to go through to pick the perfect one. I have to admit, but I had a meltdown a couple of weeks ago because I felt a little overwhelmed, but since then, the husband came through and talked me down off the ledge and since then I have felt much better. Actually after that, I did a couple of things, and then I have really started to get excited. All the feelings I had when I had Hope are coming back to me and that love that I have only experienced once, I am happy to experience again. You moms know what I mean. So after being in a state of panic, I am currently in a state of bliss. I am sure it will change 100 more times with all these hormones. :)
I am 32 years old vegetarian, wife, and mother. I am married (2004) and we have been together since 1996 (yes, high school). In 2008, I delivered a beautiful baby girl, and in 2011 I delivered a beautiful baby boy. While in grad school (2002), I developed a love for running and nutrition. Since then, I have done a lot of research on nutrition and have logged my fair share of miles. Life was simpler before Hope, but I am trying to make it work now while working part-time, taking care of my family, and still managing to get a good workout in as well as eat nutritionally. This blog is about exercise (running mostly), nutrition, coping with everything, as well as anything else I can fit into it.