Pregnant Ultrarunner: DNF at 41 weeks Pregnant?

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credit: memegenerator.net

Today is baby Enrique’s “Eviction” date, and absolutely nothing significant has happened since the beginning of the week, sigh. I’d like to say the opposite, but apparently he is quite snug in his cocoon and can’t be bothered to come out and greet the world. If you look at it in another light, he has the strong makings of an ultrarunner. 😛

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Pregnancy Update: EVICTION PAPERS HAVE BEEN SERVED (Week 41 Pregnant)

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credit: Google Imagines

I haven’t posted in the past few weeks with a pregnancy update because, quite frankly, they’ve been quite uneventful and boring, to say the least. The pregnancy hormones finally took me out of running on April 12th after my last marathon distance race. My hip simply couldn’t take anymore. I can only hope that I didn’t do any damage to it. Unfortunately, we won’t know for sure whether it’s the relaxin causing issues or whether I actually injured my hip or my femur until after delivery. If the pain continues, I go in for an MRI. I’m crossing my fingers that delivery will be the solution, as I’ve also suffered from sciatica after the 50k in late March.

(35w4d)  The Running Teacher- pregnant runner - pregnant ultrarunner

Little did I know this would be my last race/run of my pregnancy! O.O

Fast-forward 3.5 weeks to early May:

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