Weekly Wednesday Weigh-In: 5 Weeks Postpartum

Sorry for another hurried post. It’s hard not having a computer at home to post from, and I’m dashing this off quick from my old office while Stella sleeps. Hopefully by next week I’ll have the go-ahead to start working out from my doc AND a new computer to post from!

1. Reiterate my goal and where I stand in reference to this goal: 21# to go!

Starting Weight: 166#
Last Week’s Weight: 163#
Current Weight: 163# 
Goal Weight: 142# (“normal” is 122#-164#)

Starting BMI: 25.2
Last Week’s BMI: 24.8
Current BMI: 24.8
Goal BMI: 21.6 (“normal” is 18.5-24.9)

2. Discuss what I am going to do to achieve my goals:

Progress on last week’s activities:
I did great – drank a lot of water, walked to the post office twice (1mile round trip), and ate pretty healthily.

Activities for this coming week:
Count calories using MyFitnessPal to see what’s going on calorie-wise that I’m not losing any weight.
Continue with my on-going goals below.
Hopefully get the OK to start working out after next Thursday!

On-going Goals:
Drink 8oz every time I sit down to nurse Stella (drinking roughly 100oz water/day). YEP!
Walk the 1 mile to the post office with Stella in her stroller at least 2x. YEP!


3. Post a (reasonably healthy) recipe that I’ve tried, a cooking tip, a new idea for working out for people to try, a photo update of my weight loss, or anything else I feel like sharing.

Yogurt + fresh berries + granola = another healthy, delicious, easy to make snack!

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Please let me know if you want me to add you to the list below to join in on WWW!
Michele @ Nowhere in NM (TTCer)
Holly @ Holly G. and Co. (TTCer)
Gee @ Gee Baby (TTCer)
Nico @ Phred, Fwed, and Schweffel (pregnant)
Kristy @ Relaxing Doesn’t Get You Pregnant (post-partum)
Donor Diva @ Motherhood via Egg Donation (post-partum)
One Day @ Are We There Yet? (post-partum)
Laura @ Legos and Jets (post-partum)
Bridget @ The Lost Stork (post-partum)
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3 comments

  1. Oops, I think I posted to the wrong post. It is great that you are losing weight even though you haven't started exercising yet. Nursing helps!Looking forward to hearing about your progress next week.

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  2. good job for meeting your goals! sounds like a bit of calorie counting is not a bad idea. Plus, once you get the all clear for exercising I bet a few elliptical sessions a week will help immensely!

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  3. I would LOVE to weigh 163. My weight just keeps creeping up now! Ahhhhhhh! I had a tough time losing it last time so I'm hoping it is better this time!

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