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Sunday, May 17, 2009

hellooo summer.... goodbye thunderthighs?!

It has been 5 weeks since I had this little angel.
It has been 10 months since I have worn MY clothes.
My closet is a depressing sight. the clothes, they are beautiful. they stare back at me begging me to wear them. then, when I attempt to put them on, they laugh at me and the bully maternity clothes start cheering b/c they have won yet another fight.

I gained 50lbs while I was pregnant. you're not surprised right? you saw the pictures.
I have lost a little over 30 (ok 32...) in the last 5 weeks.
Tomorrow I am expecting the "go ahead" to really start working out. I have been taking long walks with the baby almost everyday and doing some beginner workouts the past 2 weeks, but I am chomping at the bit to get rid of these freaking extra lbs. Never in my life have I weighed this much and I do not like it.

So here's the deal. I go back to work in a month. I have lots of fun, important things coming up in the next couple weeks. I would like to look and feel good.
I am pretty motivated to get this weight off, but I need some help. What did you find to help you loose that pregnancy weight? I am up for pretty much anything! I just need to get rid of these damn thunder thighs. And I want my hips to go back to normal....

7 comments:

Tricia said...

Good luck with your workout! I am sure you will be successful!

Tricia said...

PS... Knee is doing really well. Got the go ahead on PT for 4 weeks and then it is back to the grind!

Leah said...

Ok, everyone laughed at me when I said I'd make time to workout. Somehow, they knew it's nearly impossible some days! Ha. So, what I've fallen in love with is a weighted jump rope. Cardio+light weight "training" = 2 birds, 1 stone. :) I do this and core exercises on my exercise ball.

You can do it! Don't be so hard on yourself.

renee said...

i OBVIOUSLY never found anything usefull in losing the baby weight b/c i never lost it....for any of the three pregnancies. :-( but i'm about to try "the 30 day shred". its jillian's (the trainer from the biggest loser). i've been hearing good things. idk though.

Anonymous said...

weight watchers!! and as for the hips...eh, i dont think those go back :(- at least for me, i still have baby bearing hips. I did only gain 20 lbs while preggo with Em and lost almost 35 so far- go weight watchers! <3 good luck! let me know if you need a break and i will come hold that baby...i have LOTS o' practice! :)
-Rachel

PS My inlaws have been to my house like 5x the past 5 years i've been here...at least yours visit lol.

Mel said...

Hahaha... I can tell you what does NOT work. Eating ice cream and chips every day!

Tiff said...

YAY! You're on the wagon with me! What gym do you go to?

PS - I am doing the 5K at the Akron Children's Fun Day on June 7th (I need goals to keep going) if you want to do it with me!