Preggo running II.
16-18 weeks: Contrary to my expectations these two weeks passed rather well. As we were impatiently awaiting the amniocentesis results, I was running around as usually and participated in the Dam tot Damloop at the gestation age of 17 weeks + 4 days. Despite the fact that those 10 miles represented my longest run after the 1/2M in May, I was not too nervous about it. During the past several months I have kept my mileage quite high and tried to include a 10 km run at least once a week. Indeed, the race went well (see the report here).
Total weight gain: 4 kg.
But enough about insignificant racing: Yesterday the GOOD NEWS from the hospital finally arrived. The research of 200 of the baby cells showed no chromosomal abnormality. In other words, as of today, we can start enjoying the pregnancy and look forward to what may come. I will continue running as long as I can although my pace and mileage will be decreasing now – my belly grows, breasts are filling up and moving independently from my core…