Slipping into your pre-pregnancy jeans can become a distant memory after you have your baby. Having time for yourself seems to vanish. The thought about having to go and do a workout takes more effort than actually doing it.
I remember feeling sluggish and needing a change. Before pregnancy I lived a healthy lifestyle and loved every second of it! After my baby, I was grabbing anything I could to eat, when I could and it was not a sustainable way to live. But, at that time my priorities were not me. The only thing that mattered to me was if my baby was fed, changed and happy. But mums need to be happy too!
I began to lose myself and become so unhappy. Still wearing my maternity clothes and torn between the “love your postpartum self” message you see online. I found it hard to accept that was me now and I didn’t want to settle for the body I didn’t feel comfortable being in.
How did I change?
After 6 month postpartum I felt ready to take on a diet plan. I am not a fan of the “skinny” diets and feel my most comfortable self when I have lean muscle for a toned physique.
My diet plan works best with a consistent gym workout routine. I like to set myself a challenge of a number of weeks to use the diet plan before I change it up or swap foods. If I find I have to eat out, then I always choose plates with lots of vegetables and a clean meat source.
The calories for this diet plan is 1503.
Aiming to lose body fat whilst maintaining lean muscle mass.
Disclaimer: If you face any specific medical conditions consult your doctor before using the diet plan.