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I'm beginning to wonder if blogging is making me fat. I started blogging shortly after having my second child, and I'm still holding on to that extra "baby fat." Now that I am running two sites, I use my baby's nap time as work time, not work-out time, and when the work is finally done, I'm too exhausted to exercise! It's a vicious cycle!

Maybe my real problem is managing my time properly. (my house would agree)

How do you prevent weight gain when blogging requires so much sitting?

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Yes, I've been thinking the same thing about myself. I also maintain two sites and my day job is all about being on the computer too. It's a bad combination. I don't have an answer to how to prevent weight gain, but I recently got a Pilates dvd that MIGHT help. If I can just find the time to do it! :)
What's really sad is that I have a DIET blog and have gained more weight since I started it, go figure. I think it's because I'm always thinking about food and recipes. I've also found that if I don't exercise before everyone's up in the morning, I don't have time. I'm too busy blogging.
I have thought about running before everyone gets up as well, but have I done it? No! I need all the sleep I can get! :(

I know I just need to change my habits, but it's so hard when time is limited every day.
i thought about it before. I really gained weight weeks after I started blogging. I do exercise but I think, I'm more excited to blog than jumprope or do crunches. Sigh.
I think it's actually making me thinner because I forget to eat! LOL :-)

April
www.AprilsLittleFamily.blogspot.com
Um, I wish I had that problem. :)
I absolutely think that blogging (or anything that keeps you sitting at the computer hours on end) discourages getting up and out.

I work from home and am at the computer ALL DAY LONG. Since I bill for my time, I view anything that gets me up from the computer as a money drain...THEN, in my leisure time and kid-free time, I'm blogging...and not exercising.

For me, it's become unhealthy. When I forced myself to take a walk the other day, I was amazed at how good it felt to have my blood actually circulate...and I vowed to do it more often.

My husband suggests that I get up earlier and exercise -- before the work and the urge to sit hits. I've also taken computer breaks and danced around the living room for 5 minutes at a time (much to the entertainment of my neighbor who happened to look at his window).
Best question ever!!!! :)

I definitely have to make an extra effort to get off of my bum and do things. It is much easier to sit and blog. I have to make an effort to work out - even when I am tired.

You still have a baby, though and it is harder to be out running around when you have to work around naptime. This too shall pass.
Girls-yesterday we had a beautiful day in Oklahoma! We all went outside and I cleaned out my car, and it felt great!

I think it is all about discipline and overcoming that urge to sit. I'm happy to know that I'm not alone. :)
I think having a baby in general makes us fat. LOL.

Those little darlings suck up time like a vortex, and when you get that free time, you can only do one or two things before they wake up again. I found that I couldn't blog regularly because on a work day, I put the baby to bed after dinner and find that I'm too tired to do anything else but sleep, especially because I know I'll have to get up at 5:30 AM to drive the child to his babysitter and husband and I can go to work. Forget exercise. Then on the weekend, I do find time to blog, but by the time I get my groove on, the baby's awake and I have to put off folding the laundry for later. Again, forget exercise. :(

It's so hard! But I'm looking forward to the time where the child and I can coexist in a more me and him basis than how it is right now, which is him and him.
Yeah, me too. My friend says she forgets to eat all the time. I just wish I would forget one meal, one chocolate, one bowl of ice cream, one....
I am all about the sleep. Makes me a much happier mommy. But I do love to run - it relieves a lot of stress.

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