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June 7th, 2012, 11:14 AM
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I need some help

Since Scarlett was born, I haven't done a lot of exercising or working out and such. I'm just not motivated, I guess. I'm wondering if anybody would like to be "fitness buddies" so we help each other stay motivated and on track.

I don't have any goals to lose weight, but I have no problems if you do. I pretty much just want to get myself back into shape. My idea is that we could make plans on what we would do/not do as far as exercise or diet is concerned and be able to report back to each other about how we are doing. Not necessarily have the same plan. I guess I'm thinking having someone to be accountable to would help because I'll feel bad if I have to come and tell a person that I was a slacker and didn't do anything all day lol

ANYWHO! Please let me know if you're interested!
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June 8th, 2012, 07:19 AM
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you should join myfitnesspal.com its a great site...and you can find a lot of friends on there to help motivate you!! i am on there you can find me as KilikiMom
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June 14th, 2012, 06:15 AM
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happilyeverafter, I'm game if you are still looking.

Kiliki, thanks for sharing the link!

I've just started working out more the last few weeks. I'm walking 2 miles a day, in the evenings, but in the mornings I'm working out on a ski machine here at home and doing 10-15 minutes of cardio stretching. Not a whole lot - just some small steps to get my body used to it.

It took a month, but I've dropped 8lbs and 1 pants size so far. (I was *gasp* a size 18, and now I'm in 16's.)
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June 15th, 2012, 06:23 AM
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thats great!!!! slow and steady wins the weightloss race....the faster you drop the lbs the more likely you are to gain it all back so i think 8lbs in a month is FANTASTIC!!! so far i've dropped about 20lbs in 6 months time thats roughly 3-4lbs a month which is about right on target for me
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June 20th, 2012, 10:46 PM
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Thanks for replying!

Babymakes8, what sort of cardio stretches do you do?? I don't have any equipment here at home other than my husbands weight bench :/ I might do a search on youtube and see if I come across any good, indoor friendly exercised. I've been wanting to take Scarlett out for a walk every now and then, but it's already soooo hot out and incredibly humid lately. It makes for a miserable outting lol..ehh...

Congrats to both of you guys on your weight loss! Kiliki has a really good point about losing slower rather than faster and being able to keep it off that way.
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June 21st, 2012, 07:21 PM
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there are a bunch of youtube videos for mommy/baby exercises
mommy and baby exercise - YouTube
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June 22nd, 2012, 12:21 PM
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woohoo, thanks!
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January 11th, 2013, 07:24 PM
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Hey happilyeverafter! I have a Facebook group where we all encourage each other through our workouts. It's pretty motivating when you have other people struggling with you. I'd be glad to add you! I am a Christian SAHM momma of 2 boys (2.5 and 1) and just managed to lose 24 lbs since August! Would that be something you might be interested in??
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