So, like, as recently as nine months ago I was practically a professional walker. Walking is my main form of exercise - not wimpy stroll-like walking, I mean power-walking at about a 12-minute-mile clip. I've lost a lot of weight this way, and find it the least reprehensible of all the exercise choices (although it's still awful, because I would always rather be sitting on my butt). Anyway, since this whole pregnancy thing, I've pretty much given up walking (not in general, just for exercise. I'm not that lazy - I don't make people carry me around). However, I have learned that walking is good for controlling blood sugar, so I decided that I should take it up again.
Boy, is walking different when you're hauling around 29 1/2 weeks of pregnancy.
Greg and I did a few little loops around my neighborhood, and I was winded. WINDED! And we only were out there for like 15 minutes, and definitely not going fast at all. But it's better than nothing and I have to build up my stamina again. I'm also going to try to start lifting my little 10 lb weights when I'm watching TV again. I used to have arm muscles, you know - but the weight lifting was another casualty of the pregnancy.
For now, however, I need to sit down.