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Gaining More Confidence (Apryl)

July 15, 2011

Previous entry here.

Pregnancies – 4 or 5
Births – 3
18 months post-partum

Even in my original post, I tried to make myself sound a lot more confident than I really am. But I am gaining a lot more.

As of right now, I am about 90 pounds lighter than I was prior to getting pregnant with my youngest child. I’ve also separated from my husband, and he is putting me through hell with getting our divorce. It’s no easier being a single mom now than it was before. But I’m learning to love myself again. And I decided to get serious about getting healthy. I’m getting there slowly.

These pics were taken 6-16-2011

Updated here.

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11 Responses to “Gaining More Confidence (Apryl)”

  1. Colleen Says:
    July 15th, 2011 at 8:46 am

    Oh wow, I see a huge difference from your first post! You have every right to be confident because you’re doing something right, you look good!

  2. Dee Says:
    July 15th, 2011 at 8:50 am

    I read your previous entry and wow! I can tell you’ve been working on your body. The difference really is hugee. You should be proud of the weight loss you’ve accomplished.

    And I’m sorry to hear about you and your husband.
    Where are all the good guys when you need them? :(

    Stay strong!

  3. Sarah P. Says:
    July 15th, 2011 at 9:30 pm

    You go girl!!! :) Make sure you update us with your progress. I think you’ll be happy you posted these photos because you’ll always be able to look back and see your progress.

  4. Izzy Says:
    July 16th, 2011 at 7:58 am

    Wowzrs!! You’ve lost a lot of weight…you look amazing!! I’m sorry that your going through a difficult time right now with your divorce in all :/ I hope things get better for you hun..

  5. Rebecca Says:
    July 17th, 2011 at 5:10 am

    Girl you look fantastic! How are you losing the weight? I need to lose like 60 lbs and I just can’t get motivated to do it. I am a single stay at home mom of an infant and a toddler, and I am also going thru a divorce, if all goes as planned I will be getting divorced on Thursday.

  6. Megan Says:
    July 17th, 2011 at 12:11 pm

    You have lost a LOT of weight! I am sorry for your struggles, but glad to hear you are working towards health.

  7. Melissa Says:
    July 18th, 2011 at 10:15 am

    Wow congratulations mama! You look fantastic! Getting the weight off is a challenge in itself! I’m struggling to lose the last 30 lbs. :) But I understand being a single mama is not easy. I’m doing it too! Be strong, you look great, and don’t let your ex husband get you too down.

  8. mjs Says:
    July 18th, 2011 at 11:47 am

    wow you go girl!! im 40 lbs over weight and cant seem to even lose 5 lbs so whatever your doing keep doing it you look great!! and your a single mom wow your super woman!! keep your head up when a door is shut another one opens. hope to see more updates!

  9. Apryl Says:
    July 19th, 2011 at 9:40 pm

    My weight loss has mostly come from switching to less processed food and more organic. And walking more. Plus, since having my gall bladder removed (had a gall stone literally almost kill me) my metabolism seems to be coming back.

  10. Apryl Says:
    July 19th, 2011 at 9:42 pm

    Oh, and thanks to all. I’m pretty proud of the weight loss. I still have a long way to go. But it feels a lot better and less difficult to be active now.

  11. Brit Says:
    July 19th, 2011 at 10:21 pm

    Look how far you have come! I am sooooo impressed and very encouraged by your progress. I’m so sorry for what you are going through. You are clearly a strong and beautiful woman (and GREAT mommy!) so you WILL get through it and be happier on the other side. I wish you all the best!

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