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March 6th, 2011, 12:05 PM
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Yay! I am down 20lbs from my delivery day! Now I'm more than halfway back to pre-preg weight, and from there it's not much to hit my all time dream goal.

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March 6th, 2011, 09:30 PM
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March 7th, 2011, 07:29 AM
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I was wrong. I'm not down 20lbs. This morning the scale was up 2lbs, so I'm only down 18lbs.

I started to cry but had to stop after the crying made my belly bounce and jiggle and flop all over.

I am sad today. I wish I could work out. I wish I could just wear my regular pants. (I wish I could just DO UP my regular pants, that is. I have muffin top that actually touches my belt buckle. Ew, ew, ew.)
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March 7th, 2011, 11:53 AM
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WTG Jilly, 18 or 20 lbs, either is great. Take the time you need to let your body heal, you will get there!
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March 7th, 2011, 04:04 PM
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Relax, momma! It sounds like you are more than motivated to put in the work. Give yourself some time to heal. You just finished making a person, for crying out loud
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March 9th, 2011, 09:58 AM
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i know right now it seems like it is so far away. but honestly most people take 9 months to put it on and it takes 9 months to take it off. 18- 20lbs is a great start, and i wouldnt fret about 2lbs. it the grand scheme of things, noone is looking at you going " ya know, she looked 2lbs lighter yesterday...whats up with that?" lol

It took me a 10-11 months to lose the 22lbs i gained from being pregnant with Charlie. I initially lost about 12 lbs right after he was born, then i gained 10 back from being starving from breastfeeding, and so when he was about 2 months old i had to lose 20lbs all over again. but it did happen. i was a a good diet, i exercised and i got down to about 10lbs above my prepreggo weight. The last of it came off in the summer when i was super busy running around with 2 kids!

you will be fine mama, you are only 4 weeks post partum. Dont be so hard on yourself.
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March 11th, 2011, 03:09 PM
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Jilly you seem to have unhealthy expectations about weight. I hate to see you so stressed out when you barely just had a baby. Its just not healthy. You seem to have this mindset that it will NEVER happen. You will lose the weight when you are healthy enough to exercise!
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March 12th, 2011, 08:50 AM
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*sigh*

Thanks, ladies. I did get down to 149 (yay!) and since then my weight's been kind of bopping around between a couple pounds. I'm feeling a little better about it all and the compression garment I've been wearing on my baby belly really seems to help.

Apparently I'm still a little emotional & hormonal, lol.
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