8 months after giving birth to a beautiful baby girl, I decided I wanted to lose the baby weight for several reasons:
- I want my body back
- I want to be confident again
- To stop throwing pity parties for myself
- Learn to love myself again
- Oh, and did I mention I want my body back?
The list goes on forever. I’ve been trying to get myself back to the gym but I kept making excuses. Plus I found myself missing my baby girl like crrrrrazy! So anytime I had free time, I would throw any potential plans out the door so I can spend time with my baby #newmomlife.
After awhile I realized that I am an insane person and that I was starting to become more like my mother (God bless her for being the most genuine and caring person in the world). My mom loves her kids so much to the point where she never really puts herself first. She really doesn’t even know how to take care of herself.
So I decided to join this fitness challenge called P2P — Lose 20 lbs in 6 weeks! I know some people might think this isn’t the healthiest, especially since I’m breastfeeding, but rest assured, I am still eating like a crazy except this time, it’s a very HEALTH diet. I want to document this so that I could look back and say I did it! It’s finally time to put MYSELF first.
Obviously my daughter still comes first, but my health and fitness should always be a priority too. WHY? Because working out was my passion, and I feel like I abandoned half of myself… which led to me feeling like I’m not myself. I am ready to commit myself to both MY body and MY family.