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Old 05-24-2010, 12:58 PM   #7 (permalink)
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I'm going to throw out a completely different suggestion here. I think you can encourage her, especially if she's willing to hear it. I also think if you want to encourage her you might try giving her the gift of exercise. What about buying her a family pass to the local recreation center? Or maybe she would love a new piece of workout equipment. Seriously when you have a little one, working out takes some serious effort and usually expense because you have to pay a babysitter. But if she had a new stationary bike or an elliptical in her house, she might use it, or maybe just a couple of new workout videos, or a Wii Fit Plus. The other thing you might try is to buy her exercise classes that she can take her baby to, like water babies or Mommy & Me, Family Yoga or even Kindermusik. You might also organize a "Biggest Loser" contest for friends and family with a cash prize for the winners.
Starting weight: 244.6 lbs. 10/01/09
Pounds lost: 80.6 lbs
Current weight: 164 lbs
Goal weight: 120 lbs
Weight to go: 44 lbs
Goal Date: 1/1/13
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