Congrats on your beautiful new baby girl! How have you been liking mommyhood so far? I'm sure you're loving it! I was the same age as you when I had my first baby. I'm now 46 with a 6yo and a 3yo. Check in and let us know how everything is going!
** Mary Jane **
"If you realized how powerful your thoughts are, you would never think a negative thought." ~ Peace Pilgrim
Welcome and congratulations on the new bundle. Love the name Olivia by the way!
One thing that you'll find about this site is that there's a strong focus on consistency, which can be nice when the pounds take some time to come off. Even without MS to contend with (and that's a huge thing), it took me about a year to take off 30 pounds when I first joined. By the end of that first year though, I wasn't just 30 pounds lighter but WAY healthier. I think you'll really enjoy it here. Keep us updated!
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On June 23 I gave birth to my first child Olivia Grace , via c-section at age 38. I started out my pregnancy obese but would like to adopt better eating and exercise habits that hopefully my daughter will learn so she doesn't have to grow up overweight like I did. Once I get the doctors okay I plan on walking and (when baby Olivia allows) doing an exercise tape once or twice a week in addition to modifying my eating plan. I have MS which is an additional hurdle but I know that losing weight and having a healthier lifestyle will hopefully make me feel better and (hopefully) make the time between relapses longer.
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