Monday, June 23, 2008

Time to Get Off My Ass and Get Movin'.

I stepped on the scale this morning and boy did I ever not like what I saw. In theory, breastfeeding is supposed to help you lose weight. The only problem is that it also increases your appetite ten-fold, so you have to be careful about what you eat. I have somehow managed to gain two pounds over the last two weeks. Argh!! I am clearly not eating the right things (I refuse to believe I am eating too much). Cameron will be eight weeks old on Wednesday, so it is officially time to get movin'!

If you have been a long time reader (by the way, thanks for sticking with me through my hiatus), you may recall that I participated in a weight loss challenge before I went back to work after having Max. What's funny is that I still have people finding my blog from searching on "How to Lose 10 Pounds". Well, I don't have the support of a personal trainer and nutritionist this time, but I figure their sage advice worked well last time, so I'm going to give it a go on my own. To stay motivated I'll write about it here. Heck, I may even 'fess up and tell you how much I weigh (but not yet - I'm not ready to be that honest). Today I'm going to go back and reread my articles to give myself a bit of a kick start. And I think I'll take Cameron for a long walk, maybe to Crappy Tire to pick up that spray to zap wasp nests (we have one growing on our back fence). Then I can blog about Scott zapping said wasp nest for our entertainment.

I think I'm going to wrangle my friend Christine into this challenge. Not that she needs to lose any weight, (she is breakup thin in my opinion). Having a friend to stay motivated should help get me through the tough times. Wish me luck!

5 comments:

  1. Not to take away from the text of this post or anything, but HOLY CRAP is that baby ever cute.

    J.

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  2. Just a cheap ploy to get people to comment actually... ;-P

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  3. Anonymous7:57 PM

    OMG your daughter is adorable! ADORABLE!

    And I loved reading about your weightloss adventures last time around - so glad that you'll be blogging about it again. I mean, what gal DOESN'T struggle with her weight?

    Go you!

    Josephine

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  4. I'm looking forward to hearing about your experience this time. Breastfeeding has not caused me to lose any weight at all. Mind you, I eat crap every day. I'm just so HUNGRY! I can't seem to get enough excercise to work of the calories I consume -- just can't bring myself to leave the baby with the child-minders at the gym - my membership is getting mouldy!

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  5. Anonymous10:41 PM

    Kat,

    You should check out Tracey Moore's blog on CP24. She's talked about this very topic on her blog today.

    Rhonda

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