Wednesday, April 9, 2008

How to lose baby weight the easy celebrity way

(In case you missed it, the subject line is dripping in sarcasm)

I believe the biggest disservice to pregnant women is celebrity moms. They always seem to lose the baby weight magically over night.

After my first baby, I had 20 pounds to lose. It took me 20 weeks despite training for a marathon, breastfeeding and eating relatively well. According to everything I have read, 1-2 pounds a week is healthy post-baby weight loss. So I was right in line with expectations.

So why didn't I lose the weight overnight like Jamie, Tori, Mel, et al? Oh yeah, I don't have a personal trainer, a personal chef, a nanny, a maid, an assistant....

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