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9310828 tn?1403011088

Walking at 37+ weeks... Not for everyone

So my friend thought it was a good idea to walk down the beach for an hour since the weather was so perfect for big belly women like me. I agreed, seeing that I'm trying to evict my baby before my due date lol. So I got my water bottle, the most comfortable shoes I could find, a towel just in case I start to sweat, and my shades. I felt good about this walk. Anyhow, the beach is about four blocks away from my house. So I'm walking, and walking,  and walking. Then, I tell my friend I think I'm going to walk back home. She looks at me and says we haven't even made it to the beach yet! Lol I'm sorry, but my body wasn't feeling that at all and she was talking about an hour. I would've died out there. So yup ladies I walked about six blocks today. I feel good with that. How is walking going for you ladies?
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9776112 tn?1406080261
Walking for me is ok...I get a few ways up the toad then I think I can go farther so I attempt it, then I'm like oh no...and turn around!!lol
Once I'm home I feel fine other than short of breath... After resting my knees become very stiff and i notice more pressure on my vagina. I'm thinking it helps aid in dilating because I took a long walk two days before my Dr appt last week and I was dilated 3cm. So I've walked for the past 2,days hooping I progressed more...Im signing her eviction notice ASAP!! LOL
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your body definitely lets you know when to stop. it varies. one minute i can feel like a trooper and can take on a greater distance than other days where two blocks feel like a mile. weather and humidity play a major role though...don't underestimate it! early during my second trimester, i tried walking a block in humidity for lunch with my co-workers and fainted...right then and there on the corner! listen to your body!!!! I'm still trying to apply that lesson myself... :-)
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7818018 tn?1406154441
I love walking.especially at night with the cool air
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9776112 tn?1406080261
I'll find out tomorrow if I progressed any since I've been trying to stay active since my last appt.
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9310828 tn?1403011088
Lol I'm still jealous you don't have that much further to go. Anyday you'll be looking your princess in her eyes. Yes I thought I was about to do my thing today, but my body was like naw go home lol. Oh well
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8964788 tn?1405331624
I walk about a mile everyday. Its not too bad. I push myself.
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9310828 tn?1403011088
@Mommylyric I'm sorry that happen to you when its hot I will go to the mall and walk around a bit, but usually in the air all the time
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9310828 tn?1403011088
Tigerlily how far along are you?
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8964788 tn?1405331624
27w3d. With my first pregnancy I walked up until the day I went into labor. It was harder then because I had major ligament pains when I walked. I used a belly band and it worked wonders.
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8526246 tn?1405601876
Lmfao.  Yeah the walking hasn't gone as good for me too. The longest I've walked was at Walmart and I almost died in the attempt lol. I was a sweaty red faced deep breathing mess. I'm trying to evict mine as well like that but I just can't! Lol
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9310828 tn?1403011088
Tigerlily you are my inspiration lol. I can't do it my legs, back, and pelvic area starts to hurt. That's usually after walking for ten minutes. I was very active and toned before this pregnancy, but I just cant do it now. Crazy part is when I was pregnant with my daughter I could do a marathon if I wanted to this little boy is giving me the flux.
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9310828 tn?1403011088
@Lizzie lol you are too funny it sounds like me. I did the mall last week. I don't plan on going back lbvs
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Lol, for me, I've been walking more now than when I wasn't pregnant, and I'm not even supposed to, I have a cerclage so I can't walk, but I just don't want to gain to much weight, so I walk for like 30 mins, I feel like I'm about to die after, but that's good cause I sleep better lol
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9310828 tn?1403011088
True @ross1112 I do tend to sleep alot better after a busy day
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Yeah, and I don't feel that much fatigue like I used to
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9310828 tn?1403011088
Yeah they say towards the end we get a little bit more energy
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8964788 tn?1405331624
2ndtimemum....try a belly band. It really helps with that.
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9310828 tn?1403011088
@ Tigerlily I will definitely be trying that. Thanks missy!
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