Sunday, March 01, 2009

Pit in my stomach

If we don't have a snow day tomorrow I really will cry. If we do, I'll put off the crying til Tuesday. My mom flew in today. I know Andra will be fine. I was out for 3 hours today (tutoring and the gym) and I was fine (she slept) but how on earth will I concentrate on a JOB? And deal with little whining dumbasses (sorry) all day? I am going to be so mean, they'll WISH they had their substitute back.

Today at least Andra decided a schedule will suit her just fine. She ate at 7:30 when she woke up, 10:30 before I left to tutor, slept the whole 3 hours I was gone (my husband apparently can make her nap...I can't), ate at 2, 5, and 7:30 when I put her to bed (fell asleep around 8:15). She was a little fussier and cried a bit more when I put her down...everyone tells me she won't sleep through the night tonight, that she'll sense that something's up. That's fine, I doubt I will sleep either. At least not til 5am when I get the phone call telling me NO SCHOOL. (Please.)

At the gym, I ran another 5. 3.5 at just under a 9 min pace, which felt easy except my legs do start to feel heavy. Then I had to take a quick bathroom break and came back to run 1 7:30 mile and then a slow .5 to end it. It felt great, really. Despite weighing in at 156 this morning (halfway between pre-preg and heaviest pregnancy weight) I feel the same. I have more of a tummy pooch than I did even 8 weeks ago, and I need to find my body glide (ouch, chafing...), but I feel strong and not too slow. Slower than pre-preg, but defintely nothing to get upset about. I'm planning to do a 4 mile race in 2 weeks, which will be a good gauge. And maybe a half marathon at the end of April, just as an incentive to get my long runs...well, to get them to actually be long.

Ok. Off to think snow. And not school. If I think school too much I will puke. Really.

8 comments:

X-Country2 said...

My fingers are crossed for a major snow day for you tomorrow!

Mama Simmons said...

hope you get your snow day. The national news forcest it to possibly be the worst storm of the season so you may be in luck!!

Angela and David Kidd said...

I hope you get your snow day. And I promise you it never gets easy to leave them and go back to work, but it does get easier each day.

DC Running Mama said...

Well--we've got snow, so I bet you do, too! Good luck...I'm so scared to go back to work, too!

Debbie Martin-Consani said...

Hope you lapping it up in a winter wonderland!

Every told me that the weight would drop off when you're breast feeding. Pah! Yes, it might burn loads of calories, but it also makes you eat loads! I've started every morning for the last weeks on a diet. I'm usually hanging out the fridge by the mid-morning feed :-)

Cathy said...

I know that exact pit in the stomach. I remember when my son was born and I went back to teaching. Here's to hoping you are snowed in for many days!

Heather said...

Dads have special baby-go-to-sleep skills moms do not. Scientific FACT. :)
In almost every regard, I have the edge over my husband in baby care. But, and perhaps it's because she associates me with so much more play and food, etc, he can get her go to sleep with a far better track record than I do. And even then, I fall back on the old standby of nursing when we're both tired and she is fighting going down more than I probably should.

N.D. said...

hope you had the snow day!!
haha, it cracked me up hw you talk about the students. They will be good to you, even if they are bratty - mine can be too. It is already march, june will be here before you know it. Good luck!