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Im so discouraged trying to loose weight after 2nd baby :/

I have a 4 1/2 year old Little girl and a 10 month old son... before i had my son i weighed about 125 now i range from 155-158. i used to feel pretty but now everything is bigger my husband even had to buy me a new wedding set because my finger went up a ring size. and i have this little pooch and love handles now and my legs hips and thighs and everything is just very annoying. i want my Body back! Its really depressing any moms out there get their body back? what did you do? any good diets? excersizes? anyone going through the same thing?

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 8:07 PM on Jun. 8, 2013 in Diet & Fitness

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  • do you count calories?
    what kind of work outs do you do?
    charlotsomtimes

    Answer by charlotsomtimes at 8:12 PM on Jun. 8, 2013

  • I think ALL women who have had children go through this.

    I am breastfeeding now and that burns 500-800 calories a day so I've kept off most the weight- but when I stop I'll probably really have to work to keep a decent body.

    It's exhausting having two kids, but if you need to make time for yourself then do it! The weather is clearing up! Throw the 4 year old in a jogging stroller and wear the baby while you take a walk. Do squats as you pick up toys around the house and really really scrub those counters and floors- get your ab muscles into it :) Dance while you vacuum, hula hoop in the yard.

    If you want it bad enough- it's not so hard to work for it :)
    staciandababy

    Answer by staciandababy at 8:12 PM on Jun. 8, 2013

  • walk
    put the kids in the stroller and just walk
    want to really burn calories? put the baby in a carrier and the older one in the stroller and walk

    or if you are at a plateau learn to accept your curves.
    probably not what you want to hear but i know my body is happy around 160 no matter what i eat that is MY body's happy weight.
    i can go smaller but really just dont care at this time to put in the time and effort
    feralxat

    Answer by feralxat at 8:29 PM on Jun. 8, 2013

  • Probably also not what you want to hear, but the only guaranteed methods are portion control and exercise, althoughI did get a boost to start myself off from green coffee bean extract. I lost my baby weight fairly easily, but then I put on a little here and a little there, and then 25 pounds in two years from a medication I had to stop taking so I didn't become the source of local earthquakes when I went from the bed to the bathroom. I'm slowly getting it off, but it's hard as hell. Just keep at it.
    Ballad

    Answer by Ballad at 9:47 PM on Jun. 8, 2013

  • Don't get discouraged, it will take time to get yourself feeling you again, but you can do it, don't give up!!
    Sillylins

    Answer by Sillylins at 10:10 AM on Jun. 11, 2013

  • Try counting carbs, keep it down to 20 grams of carbs a day, it is not easy to do, but it works, your body goes for the stored carbs you have and not only do you loose weight but inches! do the 20 grams a day for two weeks, then slowly start adding carbs depending on your progress. If you do not cheat you should loose at least 10 pounds a week, but if you cheat you gain...
    older

    Answer by older at 9:57 AM on Jun. 14, 2013

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