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I weigh 10 lbs more than i did the day i gave birth to my son. He is 11 months and I have not stopped gaining. I feel so fat, well, am so fat. I have lost my drive to eat well, and have never exercised. What can I do to help motivate myself? Nothing is working.


Asked by sassy_brizzy at 1:11 AM on Dec. 3, 2009 in Health

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  • Setting up a reward system... like if you exersize for x amount of time you can spend x amount of time doing something you really like -- getting on the comp. watching tv, but you can't do it til you do your exersize. Or when you do your house work, fold the clothes as you take them out of the dryer and go put them away then go get another piece out (adds walking to your day), making an extra effort to strect to reach things, put a little dance in your step if you are standing doing something.....

    Answer by Anonymous at 1:15 AM on Dec. 3, 2009

  • have you had a full physical? it could be your thyroid or something else.

    Answer by Whatkids at 1:16 AM on Dec. 3, 2009

  • did you get on bc after you had your son? sometimes those can make you gain

    Answer by r_elizabeth2290 at 2:21 AM on Dec. 3, 2009

  • You need to eat healthy so you live a long time and to set a great example for your son. Start with simple changes.
    Don’t buy junk food
    Walk, or do other exercise, for at least 20 minutes a day, at least 3 times a week.
    Make sure that you are drinking enough water, at least 8 8oz glasses a day.
    Eat an apple or big pile of veggies before meals.
    Eat 7-8 servings of fruits and vegetables a day, in at least 3 different colors.
    Eat 5-6 servings of whole grains a day.
    Eat at least two servings of legumes a day.
    Cut way back on meat and dairy.

    Answer by rkoloms at 6:48 AM on Dec. 3, 2009

  • Get your thyroid checked asap

    Answer by Fairy_Wings at 4:20 PM on Dec. 3, 2009