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Week 20

Day 1

15 minute brisk walk

50 minute leisurely walk

10 minute walk to subway

10 minute walk with Mateo and 5 minute walk carrying Mateo

Yoga and stretches after running back and forth across the apartment and jumping over a puzzle box and the completed puzzle with Mateo. Mateo joined in the stretches also.

Day 2

15 brisk walk

10:30 Taught Toss Your Toddler dance class

11:30 Taught Sling Your Baby dance class

15 minute brisk walk

Day 3

15 minute walk 

30 minute moderate walk

10 minute run to get home

Day 4

15 minute brisk walk

20 minute moderate walk

10:05  25 minute brisk walk (from Flatbush Ave and Prospect Place to Livingston and Smith street)

10:50  15 minute brisk walk from  Livingston and Smith streets to Bridge Street and home) 

Pedometer: 9950 Steps

Walk to park and throw rocks in the water, carried Mateo home. 

Pedometer: 11949 Steps

Day 5

No organized activity: walked and ran at times around Ikea in Brooklyn while chasing Mateo

Day 6

No organized activity: some stretches, lots of cleaning, mopping, dusting etc, short 8 minute walk to store and 8 minute back.

Day 7

6:00 am 15 minute brisk walk plus warm up with client, 7:10 2nd warmup with different client, 1 set of rotator cuff exercise with therabands.

8:05 am 20 minute brisk walk

Pedometer: 4320 steps

2:45 pm Scootercise to Brooklyn Dojo for Creative Movement Class. 

3:15 Lot’s of running, jumping, dancing for 45 minutes

4:25 pm More scootercise to get home, indirectly.

Pedometer: 9126 Steps (not quite 10,0000, but pretty good for a pregnant mom…)

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Week 19

Day 1

Short walk with Mateo, at his pace, then jog while he ran two blocks, then carried him on my shoulders for 10 minutes.

Day 2

Travel day home, some leg stretches on the airplane.

Day 3

Nothing: home cleaning and laundry — nothing like being home to have to do all the chores again…..

Day 4

15 minute brisk walk

10 minute brisk walkk

20 minute super brisk walk (bitter cold walk from Brooklyn Heights to Dumbo)

Day 5

30 minutes stepping at home, light stretching

Day 6

light walking, lots of cleaning

Day 7

10 minutes carrying Mateo in Ergo, Taught 45 minute Creative Movement Class

25 minute leisurely walk home

Week 18

Day 1

Ran 35 minutes. Again as before, walked up the hill, sun salutes with chaturanga and side plank,

short tennis (5-10) minutes

pool – light playing/swimming, very light

more pool @ 45 minutes

Day 2

Lots of pool, stretches, abs, back extensions, leg lifts all in the pool. 10 laps, then 4 more laps in the pool, one of them while carrying Mateo- that was really really hard, very winded.

Day 3

30 minute run, stetches, 1 hour pool playing and ballet in the pool.

Day 4

 30 minute run, 15 minute sun salutes, side plank, triangle, tree pose

Some ballet and stretches in the pool 1 hour or more in the pool

rode in car

Day 5

Nothing

Day 6

25 minutes on treadmill approximately 3 1/2 miles. Treadmills are boring, at least for the first 15 minutes! Leg stretches and lots of chasing Mateo for 2 1/2 hours all over a tennis club.

 Day 7

Nothing

Week 17

Week 17, Day 1

Recorded my activity on this day, but can’t find where I wrote it…..Not sure I did much activity anyway. Packed to go on vacation.

Day 2 

No exercise, no sleep, airplane most of the day, some leg stretches.

Day 3

Short walk around park, 2 sets 5 pushups on bench, 1 set rows on playscape, some light leg stretches.

Day 4

30 minute walk in mall. 4 or 5 downward dogs to make tunnels for a train to pass through.

Day 5

Rode in a car all day, played in a swimming pool with Mateo, 8 or 10 short laps, light stretching. Felt great to move after 6 days of travel and car riding and not moving. Left shoulder hurts though.

Day 6

Ran 35 minutes, walked a bit up the hill, it was too intense after 6 days of not running, felt a bit in the ligaments of the uterus and Braxton hicks contractions, but no much, did 4 rounds sun salutes, side planks and other stretches

2 1/2 hours in and out of the pool

1 hour more in and out of the pool later.

Day 7

swam 10 laps (4 breast stroke, 2 on my back and 4 side stoke) kept my face out of the water, personal preference to not put my face in the water. Swam a bit with Mateo keeping moving all the time.