How to lose the baby weight without really trying

How to lose baby weight without sweating it out the gym every day.  Here’s my story.

I am now one year postpartum.  It’s about time I get back into shape.  Full disclosure:  I have lost all (and then some) of my baby weight without  much effort.  I know, I know.  Some of you might hate me.  But somehow it happened.  It didn’t happen overnight, but it all came off.  So here’s my story.  I’m a little embarrassed to admit that I was about 10 pounds above my normal weight the summer before I got pregnant.  I wasn’t working out and somehow it just happened.  I started my P90X journey, which had worked for me before, in September.  I found out I was pregnant in October.  I continued it for another month or so, but my OB was not fond of that kind of workout at all.  So I switched to running (until about 28 weeks or so) and barre.  I did barre three times a week up until 38 weeks and I loved it.  I really feel like it helped me throughout labor and most importantly my recovery.  I felt great afterwards, and planned to start working out at at 6 weeks postpartum, but, yeah…life happened.  Luckily, I was dropping pounds easily (Yeah breastfeeding!!).  It definitely didn’t “melt off”, and I hit some plateaus but by around the 5 months mark I was back at my ideal weight again.

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