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Ashleigh S.  33yo | Halifax, Nova Scotia 🇨🇦 Married to Sean 💍 | Mama to Everly 👧🏼 RNY: 08/11/2017 HW: 370 | SW: 309 | CW: 163 💪🏻 | GW1: 170 | GW2: 155 | ⬇️ 207

Trying to get back into the habit of taking care of myself more. Since my surgery, and our big move, I’ve been so focused on motherhood and getting myself healthy that I’ve basically been living in leggings and ponytails. I’m trying to get back into the habit of getting up and getting ready; wearing real clothing, actually doing my hair and makeup. It really doesn’t take that much time anymore, now that I no longer deal with getting too hot and sweating, so there really isn’t any reason not to. And I always feel so good afterwards. 👍🏻
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Ran for 25 minutes today with a 5 minute walking warm-up. Feel like I could have run for a bit more but unfortunately didn’t have the time... but I’m stoked that I’m improving on my time. My gym also has an indoor track that I may try giving a go soon as well, I want to learn how to run without the use of a treadmill.
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Feeling really good about myself lately. Despite not being as committed or as ‘on-plan’ exercise and food wise as normal, I’m still feeling really good about myself. Complete 180 from this time 2 years ago when I was in the home stretch of making my final decision to start the journey towards surgery. Not sure I ever saw myself being this successful, or ever feeling this good about myself.
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This #50milesinseptember challenge has gotten the best of me! Between sickness and visiting family members, I just have not been as committted as I’d like to have been. I made it into the gym today, and my husband and I have planned out 3 more sessions throughout this coming week so we will see how things go. I probably won’t complete this challenge but I’d like to get in a few more miles before the end of this month. On weight training days, I only do around twenty minutes of cardio, but tomorrow I’m just doing cardio and then hitting the hot tub. Since all I’m doing is cardio, I’m planning to see how long I can actually run for and test my new-found endurance.
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Daytime date!! My husband and I were able to sneak away on Saturday for an ‘out of the norm’ daytime date. We had an awesome lunch at the @micmacbarandgrill (we also decided to go there for brunch with the family this morning!) and then we took in @peppermintmovie (loved it 👍🏻) before heading over to @winners where I spent a good chunk of money on some very much needed bras and sports bras. I am stocked up now! It’s so surreal to be able to just buy clothing from anywhere now, and not just from 1-2 plus size stores that frankly cost a lot more than they should. It’s so freeing! Anyways, loved our little daytime date getaway, definitely planning to do it again soon!
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I got fully dressed up for a meeting that I had this afternoon and I felt like a literal million dollars! Wore this outfit with some cute heels too. It’s such a #nsv to be able to wear heels again and not have sore feet and legs afterwards.
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Yesterday I decided to try on my winter wear from last year and as you can see I was in need of a new coat!! We were going shopping anyways, as I needed a few new clothing pieces for some stuff that I have upcoming. I was able to find a nice new jacket, in a size medium, that fits well but is still roomy enough for a sweater if it’s really cold. I’m so not looking forward to winter this year at all, but I am excited to wear my new coat when that unfortunate time arrives!! I’ll have to post a photo in my new coat later on as I didn’t get a chance to take any at the time.
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I’ve been sick with a cold and sinus headache for over 3 days now. I’m so over feeling sick and tired, between this week and the stomach bug I had two weeks ago, I’m very much looking forward to finally feeling better. Hopeful that the little spurt of energy I had this afternoon is signalling the end of feeling so terrible, my in-laws are arriving on Tuesday and I’d like to get my house back into order before they arrive!
PS. Excuse my hair, even a cute #snapchat filter can’t tame all of this regrowth and some days I just couldn’t be bothered in even attempting to care 😂
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I know I’ve already posted a #transformationtuesday photo today but when I put this one together, I just couldn’t resist posting it as well. I got this nightie from a very good friend on the day following my surgery and I fully filled it out (in the hips) when I first put it on. Fast forward a few weeks to the date of the before photo, and you can see that it was already getting quite a bit looser, then fast forward to today’s photo and I can practically get two of me in it! It’s probably time to get rid of this nightie and get some new sleepwear, it’s just so darn comfortable, I’m having a hard time letting it go!! 😂🤷🏼‍♀️
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Saw this modified #milesintofall challenge created by @lala.landvsg and have decided to give it a go! I’ve seen the 100 mile challenges but knew I wouldn’t have a chance at completing that as I’ve just started running and I’m still working on building my time/endurance but with this modified version, I at least have a chance!! Let’s rock this September 🏃🏻‍♀️💪🏻 #milesintofall #50milesinseptember .
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Forgot to take an after gym selfie, so this was pre-workout. I DID NOT WANT TO GO TODAY. My abs and chest are sore from Saturday’s training and I just didn’t want to haul my butt to the gym. But I decided to capitalize on my daughter’s nap and get in a solo session. Honestly, I basically fooled myself into believing that I’d just go and get in run and then come home, knowing full well that the endorphins from my run would push me to do the rest of my training.
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Treadmill: 5 minute walking warm-up, 15 minute run.
Squats: 3s x 10r, 15lbs
Step-up Kicks (per leg): 3s x 20r, 20lbs
Leg Press: 3s x 15r, 150lbs
Supersets of...
Saddlebag Extension (per leg): 3s x 15r
Donkey Kicks (per leg): 2s x 25r
Fire Hydrants (per leg): 2s x 25r
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I attempted lunges as well but I’m going to have to work-up to incorporating those as my left knee (where I tore the meniscus) kept giving me a good pinch with every rep, so I decided to stop and work those in slowly.
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