Weight loss journey begins, AGAIN
Thursday, May 16, 2013
Well my 4th and last baby boy is now 8 days old. I am enjoying sweet baby boy, and have been sooo busy! I would like to start going on walks again soon. I weighed 223 at my last pregnant appointment with him, 40 weeks apt. But didn't have him until 40 weeks and 4 days.
That was a total weight gain from pregnancy of 58 pounds... and that for me is sadly normal
gained 50 with first
60 with second
62 with third
and 58 with fourth
Oh well, we wanted 4 kids and now we are done. So excited to focus on myself again, and know that this time, I wont have to gain it all back again!
So when baby boy was a few days old I weighed myself for the first time, I think I was about 210 ish.
I am now 202 which is 21 pounds down since the birth of baby boy. Since he is still so young, I am still losing weight randomly, so I think once he is about 4-6 weeks old I will really know how hard I have to work this time around... yikes.
Still hoping to be 190 by the time I go to the family reunion at the end of June.
Anyway, not going to force myself hard, or starve myself.. I am nursing so my main goal is to eat fresh and healthy, try to give my body and baby what we need, not so much what sounds good. I am thinking that with the combination of walking and drinking plenty of water will help me safely and gradually lose weight this next few weeks and once I am able to work out again, I plan to jog, and eventually run 5 or so days a week.
I also recently found out that my husband is deploying for 4 months at the end of sept.. not a long deployment but I am sad, he will miss our 8th wedding anniversary, halloween, thanksgiving, my bday, and Christmas! Oh well it could be worse and I am already trying to find the positive to this all, one being, a great time to make and set weight loss goals for while he is gone. I plan to be one hot wife when he comes back, which might not be so hard since I will be nursing and taking care of 4 boys all 6 and under by myself! haha Anyway, really excited to get healthy for myself, my children and husband cause of right now, I will be starting off my journey at "obese". 9 POUNDS to overweight for my height (190) I am gonna get that soon ;) Day by day, every choice matters, I will do this!