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I finally had my first child in September of 2010 and now its time to try to shed some weight. I was overweight to begin with and it hasn't gotten any better. I was lucky to gain only 30 lbs with the pregnancy and I have already lost 25 lbs of it but I am breastfeeding so my weight loss options are extremely limited. I live in Wisconsin so outdoor at home workouts are out of the question until warmer weather. I can't wait until its like 55-60 degrees! I can walk then with Lily in her stroller and Buddy on his leash. I'm pretty sure I'll be able to convince my boyfriend to walk with us too.

I dream of being able to fit into like a size 7. Until I was 22 I was a size 0-3 and 112 lbs. I don't ever want to be THAT skinny again but I definately want to be nearer that than what I am now. I miss having a flat stomach or being able to walk in a store and actually find clothes that I liked how they fit. Now I'm lucky to find two things after trying on like 20!

Member Since: 5/14/2008

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I am trying really hard to work down to a size 8. I am currently a 14. I'd like to be about 140 lbs but that's a long way away!

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I am 28 years old and live in Milwaukee. I have one daughter who was born in Sept. 2010. I live with my boyfriend, my daughter and our chihuahua Buddy. I work for a bank so not much physical activity there.

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I love to read. I used to write poetry and was published internationally. Unfortunately, haven't had the spark to write lately. I also love to make jewelry but thats a little hard to do with a 4 month old. No time!

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    Congratulations on your new baby! I had my first little one last Feb. Like you I only put on abot 25lbs with the pregnancy and it all came right off after when I was breast feeding. Then when I stoped breastfeeding most of it came back. It was a total bummer, now I an try to get it back under control. It is awesome that you are working now just keep in mind when you stop breastfeeding to be extra careful. I know you can do it!
    2079 days ago
  • v MJA716
    Hi FMJOHN1!

    Just wanted to stop by and welcome you to the Losing the Baby Weight...and More team! Looking forward to getting to know you better and helping you to lose the baby weight...and more!

    I also wanted to let you know that we also have a Facebook group for our team so we can support each other as much as possible! Here's the link:

    Hope to see you there!

    Mary Jane
    2095 days ago
  • v MELLBELL08
    Hello! emoticon

    Just came across your page and thought I'd invite you to join my team YUMMY MUMMY! emoticon

    We are a team dedicated to motivating and supporting each other because we all know how hard it is to get healthy and take care of children.

    I hope to see you there and good luck to you on your healthy journey! emoticon

    Mel emoticon
    2113 days ago