Making a few changes
Monday, June 22, 2009
ok, I have to change some things here. I am not gonna be able to exercise and I will be damned if I have to quit my mission... AGAIN.
EVERY TIME I TRY TO LOSE WEIGHT, SOMETHING HAPPENS TO MAKE IT HARD ENOUGH THAT I JUST QUIT!!! NOT THIS TIME!!!!
So, I will come up with plan B.
Before I had Erica I had lost 47lbs on a moderate low carb plan. I was feeling great. I exercised. I wasn't hungry. I was motivated. I actually kept it up for a year before I got pregnant and life changed. lol. SO I know it works, and I know how I felt, and I know how I looked. My dad has lost 36lbs in the last 6 weeks from low carbing. You know what...I am going to just go for it. I cant sit on my butt for as long as it takes for this ankle to heal and expect to lose anything just from low calorie eating. I only was losing cause I was exercising, from what I can see anyway. So, I am going to start Monday. Not because I want to binge like crazy lol. But in the midst of this, I am also weaning the little one from breastfeeding. He is liking the formula and he is pooping on his own again since having it a few times a day. If he is having issues cause of something I eat, and what I eat changes daily then how will I ever know what it is exactly that is irritating his little belly? Formula is consistent. It never changes. There are never new ingredients to upset the tummy. So I am gonna give up on this battle and accept that I did a great job sticking to it for 13 weeks with all the restrictions and everything. My little guy got a lot of what he needed from me and he is happy. If he is content with his new food then so am I. I just want him to be comfortable and he definitely is not comfortable with so much gas and pooping issues. So I feel I am doing the right thing and that is what matters. So the goal is to wean him this week. I will let him breastfeed 2 times a day this week and then 1 time a day next week. We will stop on week 16 which will be month 4. That is what I challenged myself to prior to giving birth. I only changed my plan to 6 months or more once he was here. So I am actually meeting my original goal.
Ok, enough of this. I am off to lay next to the little one and wait for my husband to get off work.