Iâ€™ve had a surprising weight loss from this pregnancy. I only gained 12 lbs (compared to the 25-30 lbs I gained with Natalie). My whole third trimester was on a diet to lower my blood sugar levels due to the gestational diabetes.
Iâ€™m now about 15 lbs below my prepregnancy weight. Iâ€™m only about 5 lbs heavier than when I got married which is just insane to me. Iâ€™m even below my pre-Natalie-pregnancy weight. After having Natalie, I couldnâ€™t get lower than 5 lbs above my prepregnancy weight.
Yes, in the last few weeks, Iâ€™ve lost 27 lbs. Call it the â€œhave gestational diabetes while pregnantâ€ diet.
I have to say itâ€™s pretty awesomeâ€¦then again, who knows if Iâ€™ll be able to maintain this at all. Since giving birth, Iâ€™ve been helping myself to the treats/snacks I craved but couldnâ€™t eat during my last trimesterâ€¦but hopefully once things settle, I can adopt my previous â€œlower carbâ€ diet. My goal is to stay relatively where I am by the time I go back to work.