#tbt 😍I’m the mom that shows the good, bad & ugly when it comes to this postpartum life. And I’m 🙋🏽♀️one of those moms who use their pregnancy to do whatever I please as long as it’s in healthy measures. I’ll deal with my consequences. Doing things my way.😉 #DoYou
Here’s some #real tea about my #postpartum lbs, keepn it all the 💯 per usual. My postpartum reality.🤰🏽
Some followed my pregnancy blog Snapchat & are aware. But for those that are unaware. As you can see 👀... my weight climbed all the way up to 261 lbs during my pregnancy. Yup!🤫🙃Sure, I could’ve used it as my starting weight. But to me, it’s misleading.
See, a mother’s body goes through soooo many changes following delivery. Water weight, blood & hormones are still shifting & adjusting. At your 6wk check up, that’s your real starting point. Well for me it is. When my doc cleared me at my 6wk appt, I weighed 241, a 20 lb difference. That’s when I began my postpartum grind! Yes, I am a #breastfeeding mommy too🤱🏽 currently supplementing as my supply has drastically decreased.
It’s funny bcz the only reason I stepped on the scale upon arriving home from the hospital was bcz I had never done it before. I wouldn’t have even known I weighed 261! 🤷🏽♀️ With my daughter I didn’t weigh in at home. I discovered I was sitn at 264 lbs at my 6wk check up. I could only imagine what my weight would’ve been prior to my checkup with her.🤔
Be real with yourself. The scale is just a tool. Do not get caught up on it. Do not get in your feelings over a number. Outside of my scale recordings. I record my measurements, take pix & try on my prebaby clothes. Progress can be measured with tools other than the scale. Remember that.👌🏽
One of my goals is to lose the pregnancy lbs, that I allowed myself to pack on. So best believe I wanna see my numbers on the scale drop. But for me it’s more so how I feel & look opposed to how much a scale says I weigh.
Pregnancy pounds will NEVER hold me down! #blackgirlmagic 🧚🏽♀️ @kek_keish #kekkeish
Weight: 261.4 Aug 2017 (3 days pp)
Weight: 241.2 Sept 2017 (6wk pp)
Weight: 175.8 May 2018 (9mos pp)
Weight: ??? Aug 2018 (tba)