As it will kill and help my knees all at the same time... Think I am going to have to get them cleaned out before #2... This bending down to play is for the birds... Being almost 6 feet tall it's a long ways down.
I'm lucky I don't have a huge pouch as such BUT, I am 75kg and usually sit between 63 and 65 so at LEAST 10kg overweight. Also complicates matters is that DH is away weeks at a time so having any 'me' time doesn't happen 😓 I also don't have anyone here that will watch my kids for my while I do anything... such is life... One step at a time... some days I feel quite defeated really.
Ps: a PT session would be awesome, but the budget with me not working just wont stretch. We have cut back on everything including PHI so that I can stay at home for now. 3 is definately harder and more expensive than I anticipated! But love them and wouldn't have ot any other way xxx
@KitiK I'm doing the mb12wbt again. I love it. I did it after DS was born and ended up losing all pregnancy and ivf weight plus more,15kgs all up.
Because we are breastfeeding we get extra calories and I find the meals are filling and I don't feel like I'm dieting. There is also a post baby exercise program, that you can do at home and only take 30mins to complete.
If you like cooking your own meals then I would say you could do it as most meals are easy to prepare.
@akakura I am more concerned about the exercise component and time required.... i know they now have the weeks menu able to be ordered through woolies online without having to add stuff individually (awesome) and I do like to cook, just worried about fussy kids and getting time to exercise... although I do walk the kids to and from the bus stop (about half an hour - 45 mins a day - up and down hills)... is Sunday a rest day? I can probably substitute the extra from the week on the treadmill on a Saturday....! :/
@KitiK yep Sunday is the rest day. My DS is fussy and usually won't eat what I have so I still need to cook something for him, luckily my DH will eat the mb food and he lost weight too.
Honestly the exercise part of it is not as important as the food. Michelle even admits it! Weight loss is 80% diet and 20% exercise she says. I will admit that I don't do the exercise program everyday (impossible some days with toddler and 7week old) but I do walk every day so there's some activity. Just means u might not lose weight as quickly. I'm aiming for 1kg a week and it's working so far.
My DH will eat it or deal with his own needs...! Ha! Its me time now! It's the 2 kids I worry about.. #3 is still breast fed so no issues there. Its a lifestyle change we all need. Do the recipes cater for a family of 4 or 5? Want to make sure there is enough for DH... His energy needs are greater than mine given he is much more active! Now to just find the $200!
The recipes are for either 1 or 2 serves, ur choice. Daily cals allowance is 1800 cal for bf'ing. My DH thinks these serving sizes are fine and he just tops up with healthy snacks. Definitely great to do for lifestyle change as u learn how to make small changes to your cooking that keep meal healthy and still tasty and non-processed!
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