Now that I’m cleared to drive, I feel like I have my life back. I had umbilical hernia surgery just over a week ago and am healing nicely. It’s hard for a mama like me who is always moving and shaking to sit still long enough to heal. But I did it. Somewhat. I still can’t life heavy objects and can’t do any crunches.
Let’s be real. I wasn’t doing those before the surgery!
But one exercise I started doing before my surgery was this 10 Minute Strapless Dress Arm Workout I heard about on another mom blog. I found it on YouTube where I was able to pull it up on my smart TV in my living room. Guys, it was super easy and effect. I’m not sculpted yet because I have more work to do, but I definitely felt the burn.
While I can’t life 20 lbs of anything now, I can definitely start with my 5 lb weights and my yoga mat. I think she uses 10 lbs weights but I’m not ready for that. I can also do a modified version of the exercise until I’m back up and running.
I’m trying to tighten my arm muscles because, well…arm flab caught up with me. I have to attend a gala in May where I have to wear a white gown. It’s also the weekend of my 15th wedding anniversary so I want to be extra sexy. The original mom blogger who wrote about it said she saw progress after about 4-6 weeks. I know I’m cutting it close but I’m committed to doing it daily at least until my event in May.
In addition, I also can’t wait until this weather becomes a little more stable. If we continue to have weather like we did earlier this week, I’ll take advantage of it and ride my bike through the park.
What exercises are you doing daily/weekly to stay fit and tone? Comment under this post on my Facebook page and let’s chat!
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Mom Blogger turned Stay-At-Home-Mom Strategist at www.KimberlyLThomas.com. Reality TV junkie. Wife. Moscato. Mother of 2. Loves Mondays and dancing and singing to 80s/90s music.