Friday, September 08, 2006

Perfect timing!!!!!

I am an auntie!!!!!!!

Well thank goodness I am out of a job....momentarily anyway...hopefully!!!

My sis has been in the hospital for nearly 3 weeks now and on Tuesday she gave birth to two healthy girls who arrived 6 weeks early. Fortunately,with my flexible schedule I was able to be there with her. Alyssa Ann was born first at 5 lbs, 1 oz and Erin Eileen came out a minute later at 3 lbs, 2 oz. Tiny little Erin has been doing well. Alyssa had some difficulty breathing but things have significantly improved. Both girls will probably remain at the hospital for some time but all looks good. So all of us have been very excited!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

I have also been able to dedicate some additional time to my training...which has been going so so on account of my IT band flaring up constantly.

Training recently
Friday-10 mile run, which was supposed to be 16 but the pain was too much
Saturday-66+ mile bike ride in the rain---all good except for some bike short chaffing...biking does not hurt the knee, thankfully!
Sunday-5 mile fair run-lots of uphill, 1st AG, 4th or 5th female overall-not bad! Knee was not too bad!
Monday-no training-headed to husband's supermoto track time
Tuesday-no training-sis caught me just as I was heading to workout, so I changed to hit the hospital!
Wednesday-Upper body & ab workout (so sore from it) and 17 mile bike ride to & home the gym.
Thursday-18 mile run...pathtically slow and painful. A day later now and I am struggling to walk due to IT band. But made it through!!!
Friday--taking off!
Tomorrow-5K scheduled...may skip to rest up for big Great Lakes Esccape on Sunday!!

Anyway must run...meed to escort sis to get stuff ready for check out!


E-Speed said...

Awwe congrats auntie!

Jodi said...

I can't believe you didn't mention this on the phone.

Congratulations! You are going to love being an auntie! :)

Lana said...


And those are some great workouts. Hope your knee gets better soon!

Running Rabbit said...

Awwww...too sweet! Those are sweetest little pics. Congrats!

Papa Louie said...

Congratulations Auntie! It's so exciting when a baby is born. May blessings come their way.
Do what you can to let your knee recover.

qcmier said...

Congrats, Aunt Daisy!!!