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How much weight does everyone have to lose?

post #1 of 62
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Turns out I gained a total of - eeek! - 56 lbs this pregnancy! I've lost 25.5 lbs so far, leaving me with 30.5. I gained 40 lbs with ds1 and had lost it all by 5 weeks postpartum. Eh, not happening this time, even with tandem nursing.

Anyone else care to share?
post #2 of 62
We're in the same boat. I gained 46 and have 30 to go! I joined Weight Watchers nursing moms program and lost 5 in the first week. So, I'm optimistic. Last time, it took me a year to get all of the weight off. I am NOT going to do that again. I can't afford the transition clothes. Well, it's more like I refuse to buy them. I'll dig through storage for my fat girl clothes (pardon the expression) before I spend any money on a bigger size.

Let's hope tandem nursing does help. I've got that going on as well!
post #3 of 62
For the twins, I gained about 45 and had to work hard to get that much. I've lost 20 and don't really care about losing it right now. I need all of those slim fat stores to help produce breastmilk for 2!
post #4 of 62
I gained 24, but I started out about 30 pounds overweight with this pregnancy. I've lost about 20 of it (hard to tell w/BF). I was able to wear my prepregnancy jeans today! (I'm 5 weeks postpartum).

I may have to join WW too. I've done it in the past. & next week I'll probably get the go ahead to DTD and exercise, so hopefully everything will keep coming off.
post #5 of 62
I gained 29 with twins and like MamaRabbit that was hard gained weight! I'm down 38 lbs at 2 weeks postpartum. Back into my pre-pregnancy jeans. I'm still 10 lbs above where I was when I got pregnant in 2005, and 15 lbs above where I'd like to be 'ideally'. So...that leaves me 25 lbs to lose before Spring when we TTC our own little bundle!
post #6 of 62
I gained 24kg something like that, I think that's like 50lbs!!! That's heaps!
post #7 of 62
back to pre-preg jeans? pls! i haven't even stepped on the scale. : i promise to report back when i do. we're all in this together, right?
post #8 of 62
I gained 32 pounds. So far I've lost 21. I think that sounds great and I keep telling myself not to worry but I do. I can wear a few jeans (the stretchier ones with bigger waist) but none of my shorts or capri pants. I also can't wear many shirts but that's because of these boobs! Yikes.
Anyway I am worried that the last bit of weight will be more difficult
I hope to be into ALL my clothes by the time I go back to work (Nov 5).
post #9 of 62
I'm already below my pre-pregnancy weight, but I can't fit into any of my pants yet. My tummy is still so big and flabby from having a csection that it is going to be a while. I can wear all of my pre-pregnancy shirts though.
post #10 of 62
I gained 28lbs and have about 14lbs to lose. I haven't tried on any prepregnancy pants/shorts yet because I'm too lazy to dig them out. I can fit my old shirts though, but now I look HOT because I have big boobs!
post #11 of 62
I stopped looking when they'd weigh me at my prenatal visits after I topped 150lbs. so I'm not sure how much I gained total. I also haven't weighed myself since I gave birth... but that was only 5 days ago. I'll check it out soon enough I guess. For now I look like a barrel with stick arms and legs.
post #12 of 62
I gained 32 and have lost 25 of them so far (3 weeks PP).
post #13 of 62
I gained around 50 and have lost 40 so far. I was surprised I've lost so much! I can almost fit into my pre-pregnancy clothes! Of course, I wasn't at my ideal weight pre-pregnancy, so I'd like to lose another 20-30 pounds but that'll come later.
post #14 of 62
I'VE LOST ANOTHER 5LBS!!!!
post #15 of 62
I am 3 weeks PP, and I am now 134lbs.

Pre-pregnancy I was 117. At the end of pregnancy I was 167.

My arms and legs and face seemed to return to their normal size within a few days of the birth. My belly is lingering.

I expect to end up a few lbs heavier than I started simply due to the increase in breasts. They are MUCH bigger.
post #16 of 62
I don't know what I weighed at the end I stopped weighing myself. I started at 215 and the last time I weighed myself I was 240. Yesterday I was 222. So baby weight only 7 lbs but overall weight is a different story
post #17 of 62
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Originally Posted by mommysusie View Post
I'm already below my pre-pregnancy weight, but I can't fit into any of my pants yet. My tummy is still so big and flabby from having a csection that it is going to be a while. I can wear all of my pre-pregnancy shirts though.
With DD even when I got below my PP weight my clothes never fit the same. It is worse this time with Quinlan. I am definitly a deflated balloon.
post #18 of 62
I gained 9, I'm down 20. I was back in pre-preg pants at 1 week pp.

But I started out really fat
post #19 of 62
I have about 20 pounds to get to my prepregnancy weight, but am on ww, and lost 11 pounds last week, I know a lot of that was water weight because my swelling is gone, but I have about 125 or more to loose altogether, so, I am in it for the long haul....
post #20 of 62
I have no idea what I weighed when I got pregnant. Add in my standard first trimester loss and my total gain is a guess. From what I can figure out though I gained 25-30 and have 10-15 to go. I'm 1 week pp.

ETA: 5 weeks pp and only have 5 to go...ideally I'd like 10.
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