How can I lose my pregnancy weight?

it has been 8 months since my son was born and i am getting off breast feeding him. and would like to know what is the best routine for me.

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kim61629

Asked by kim61629 at 5:42 PM on Jan. 6, 2009 in Diet & Fitness

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  • wait til they at one lol...they will have you running so much you loose a ton lol. I have lost 20 pounds in 2 months chasing my DD lol...SERIOUSLY
    Mikayla_lynn

    Answer by Mikayla_lynn at 5:48 PM on Jan. 6, 2009

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  • Eat your veggies. If you aim to get in 5 servings of fruits and veggies you won't be hungry for junk. Lean protein mixed with whole grains. Try a breakfast of eggwhites, Feta, spinach and you can throw in some turkey for more protein. Protein takes longer to digest. Stay away from simple sugars and starches. Read labels. If whole wheat is not the first ingredient, don't buy it. Watch out for enriched whole wheat. Yeah they added vitamins but stripped fiber. Eat foods as close to there natural form as possible. I love Bikram yoga. I've mentioned it before on CM, it just completely changes your body. Don't focus on how your body looks, focus on what it can do. Good luck.
    Farrahann

    Answer by Farrahann at 5:49 PM on Jan. 6, 2009

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  • Weight Watchers rocks! I lost 30 pounds in 8 weeks eating a crapload of food. you get a certain amount of points to eat everyday and you get like 10 extra just for breastfeeding! check it out, i highly suggest it.
    snoober_k

    Answer by snoober_k at 5:51 PM on Jan. 6, 2009

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  • Eat as much fruit as you desire before each meal...add a large green salad or smoothie to each day.

    Get plenty of fresh air, sunlight and exercise.

    Dont be hard on yourself if you eat junk - just learn from it and move on.
    keyaziz

    Answer by keyaziz at 6:54 PM on Jan. 6, 2009

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  • South Beach Diet is a great one. It's designed by a cardiologist as a healthy lifestyle change.... you lost lots of weight in the process because you cut out the bad stuff. I lost 20lbs in about 6 weeks and have eliminated the craving for the sweets and startches I used to want. Plus, it's a great way to ensure that your entire family is eating healthy.... AND you don't have to count anything!
    mommy010605

    Answer by mommy010605 at 1:00 PM on Jan. 7, 2009

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  • I would suggest checking out weight watchers. I have been able to lose 50lbs since April. I do not deny myself certain foods if I really want them. We eat out, have fast food, pizza, ice cream you name it I have been able to eat it. They are having free regristration right now.
    stayce5

    Answer by stayce5 at 1:20 PM on Jan. 7, 2009

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  • Weight Watchers is great. They really promote healthy eating with lots of fruits and veggies. They are also very considerate including points for pregnant and breastfeeding moms so that they aren't depriving their bodies. It is very realistic, no crazy tricks that you will get sick of in 2 weeks!!! It really is a program that you can incorporate into everyday life, and while you are eating well your kids will see it and follow!
    AidensMamasita

    Answer by AidensMamasita at 6:04 PM on Jan. 7, 2009

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  • check out parents.com "Lose the Baby Weight Diet"
    http://www.parents.com/baby/health/lose-weight-after-pregnancy/?ordersrc=rdab0597
    InfectiousSmile

    Answer by InfectiousSmile at 1:39 AM on Jan. 8, 2009

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  • I lost weight with a nutritional cleansing program. My story is here: http://planned-diet.com/isagenix-nutritional-cleansing/
    mom2threets

    Answer by mom2threets at 2:08 PM on Feb. 26, 2010

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