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How I Am Incorporating Alert Caffeine Gum Into My Fitness Routine

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Thank you Alert Caffeine Gum for sponsoring this post. All opinions and experiences are my own.

Anyone else struggling with getting back into a routine after being off for the holidays? I know I have. Add in that Lil Man was sick an entire week before Christmas and daily naps became the norm, I'm really struggling to make it through a normal day.

Although we haven't gone back to school yet, Hubby is back to work. And that means if I want to get in a workout or at least one without company and interruptions, I have to get up early and workout before Hubby goes to work. And the rest of the day is the usual go go go.

Thankfully I've had the opportunity to try Alert Caffeine Gum. 1 piece of Alert Gum is about the equivalent of a half a cup of coffee. (And for me that means no jitters). It's just enough ooomph to give me the boost that I need.

I'm back

It has been quite some time since I have posted anything. But... I'm back... A couple of weeks ago I was cleared to exercise. It has been a huge reality check to start back exercising after not exercising for almost a year. Wow! When I got pregnant I was running 6 miles without difficulty. When I first started back, it was a struggle to power walk a mile. I realized I was going to have to 'start over' and took the advice of friends. I downloaded the Couch to 5K program and got started. I will admit that I have skipped a week in the program, and there are times that I will continue to jog when the program says walk. But overall, the jog/walk theory has been a good transition for me. 


I had hoped to run some 5Ks this summer. I'm not 100% sure if that will happen - only time will tell. I also got a little too adventurous and signed up for a Half Marathon in Oct. I'm not sure if that is realistic either. I'm going to keep it as a goal for myself and a motivator. But if the time comes and I'm just not ready, I hope that I don't beat myself up over it if I don't run/walk it. I didn't anticipate just how tired I would be with the lack of sleep and the responsibilities of taking care of a baby. 


I can now run a mile without stopping... it's a start... 

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