During pregnancy, you gained many much-needed pounds to grow and support your baby, but not every pound gained can be attributed to "baby weight" that goes away after your baby is born. A typical pregnancy weight gain (roughly 25-35 pounds)... Read more
The scale can be a valuable tool in any weight-loss journey. It can tell you where you started and help you track your progress. It's the tool people use most as a measure of success--or failure.
As useful as the scale can be, don't forg... Read more
Thinking about pregnancy? Whether you’re aiming to get pregnant next year or in the next few months, you should be getting ready now. This is the time to take inventory of your nutrition habits and make necessary changes that will promote good... Read more
When I was pregnant with my daughter I asked a friend of mine, a mother of three, “Don’t you get bored staying home with the kids all day?” Looking amused she replied, “Oh, I find stuff to do.” Now that my... Read more
Now that your baby has finally arrived, your life will never be the same. Your body has gone through some major changes, too—and will continue to do so in the coming months.
When you're feeling ready (and after your doctor gives you cl... Read more
Depending on your starting point (weight & activity level), you may have tried to jump in too quickly. If you went from zero activity and 3000 cal/day to 5 days/week workouts and 1500 cals/day, you will be run down. Start slow; you'll get there.... Read more
PCOS - what should I eat?
I have been doing weight watchers since November and have lost nothing! I just simply maintain my weight! I am on pcos meds and just started being compliant with them 2 weeks ago. HELP anyone have tricks for pcos?... Read more
The majority of baby boomers (those born between 1946 and 1964) are reaching an age where health becomes more of a concern. That means a healthy diet and regular exercise should be a priority to help reduce the risk of problems like heart disea... Read more
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So far I have lost the first 37 lbs of my baby weight with minimal effort- simply trying to make healthy choices, work out when I can, and be as active at home as possible, including walking the dog everyday. My weight loss has been pretty slow and I... Read more
Okay so 6-17-13 I had noah.. a few days later I checked my measurements.
Weight during birth -
low weight after -
233.. gained due to cyst
Current weight - 241
Measurements right after Noah
waist - 52
hips - 54
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