How to lose that extra weight with your kids

I know a lot of moms who want to lose some weight.

You will love this, I’ve done it and it really works. I’m against any kind of diet. In some point, I decided that I want to lose the extra weight of three pregnancies. The first thing is to find your ideal-realistic weight, so I saw my family Dr. and consulted her on my ideal goal. I had to lose 10 pounds and keep it that way.

I started very slow and every day tried to be on top of my choice of food. I ate everything even I had chocolate, but the way I did it was the key to success. I just had couple of bites less than my usual portion on each meal, or tried to have rich salads for my lunch. If I liked to have a chocolate or chips or any snacks of that kind, I would check the calorie of it and had half or a small piece of that snack. The important thing is that I enjoyed eating all the time and consciously made myself not to feel guilty of having something nutty.

The second step was to burn some calories. I’m not a gym person and frankly, with two kids under three years, I don’t have the time. So I started walking, just walking for about 2 hours once or twice a week. I would put my kids in their double stroller and just walked in the neighborhood.

I had wonderful result; it’s been 6 months since I started. I’ve lost 8 pound in the first 2 months, then I took it a little lighter but I’m still losing weight, lost another 4 pounds since then.

I hope this help all other busy moms who want to have it all, enjoy their kids and lose that extra weight.

About Anahita

I'm 36 years old, proud mother of two toddlers. Son born in 2005 and daughter born 22 months later in 2007. I'm a Homemaker/Travel agent. Like cooking, sewing, painting and love kids.
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