I am not going to lie, I have been procrastinating writing this post. If you haven’t been keeping up, I have been writing these blogs about losing the 50 pounds of baby weight I gained during pregnancy. (To read the previous posts see 1, 2, 3, 4, & 5) My goal to lose all the weight was my birthday, which was last week, but I successfully failed. It’s depressing, to say the least. I have remained at 130 pounds now for over a month and the scale has not moved. That means I still have 10 more pound to go till my pre-baby weight size.
Now, I know many of you out there are probably sick of hearing me complain that I am 130 pounds. There are some women out there that would punch me in the face for saying I wanted to get below 130, but I think 120 pounds is a great weight and well within my healthy weight range. I am 5’4″ and have a small frame and my healthy weight range is 120 to 132 pounds. Most importantly, I was 120 pounds before the baby and I really don’t want to let myself justify continual weight gain because of my little man.
Well, back to the subject at hand…this stubborn 10 pounds. I guess I shouldn’t say it is depressing that I haven’t lost the 10 pounds, but it’s a little heartbreaking. The big question we should ask is why haven’t I lost that last 10 pounds in a month?
Well, I have a few theories on that and here they are:
I guess the moral of my baby weight loss dilemma and really any weight loss is that losing the weight really takes some good old fashioned hard work. I need to focus again on eating healthy and working out regularly. I am too stubborn to let myself keep this 10 pounds, so hopefully by the next post I will have lost a few a more. Wish me luck!
PS- My husband just walked in and said we need to go to the gym and have a marathon workout…guess that means 2 hours of working out to combat the recent laziness!