Samantha Santos is a mum-of-two from Wollondilly in NSW. Amazingly, she has misplaced 28kg by following the 28 Day Weight Loss Problem!
“I’d been following The Wholesome Mummy for a while on social media however determined to make the leap and turn out to be a lifetime member as a result of I used to be sick of feeling sluggish, embarrassed to be in social settings and uncomfortable in all my garments,” she says.
“I wished to really feel assured, joyful and happy with my physique. I by no means used to love being in photographs, now I’ll immediate to ensure I get in on the reminiscence making IN FRONT of the digital camera too.”
How Samantha misplaced 28kg in just below a yr
In Might 2021, Samantha determined to kickstart her weight reduction journey.
“I’ve seen nice total well being advantages in my bodily and psychological well being and wellbeing,” she says.
“Turning into a mom has been the best and most purposeful blessing, however over these first few weeks which led to months it consumed me and I poured completely every part into my child and slowly I misplaced myself additional and additional down the precedence record and the burden saved creeping up.
“Since discovering The Wholesome Mummy, I’ve discovered not solely my bodily well being enhancing however my psychological well being too. It feels so good to have the ability to play on the park with my boys and being concerned as a substitute of the sidelines due to my confidence in my physique.”
Samantha’s day on a plate
A typical day on a plate for me is roughly 1500-1900 energy as nonetheless breastfeeding my 1y/o
Breakfast: Toast with cream cheese and a espresso (skim milk) for breakfast (311 energy)
Morning tea: Granola with Greek yoghurt and blended berries (frozen blueberries and strawberries) (328 energy)
Lunch:Wholesome Mummy Premium Double Chocolate Smoothie with skim milk, ice blended (182 energy) typically will bulk this up with fruit and veg
Afternoon tea: Tomato and onion tuna and rice crackers (182 energy)
Dinner with the household: One thing from The Wholesome Mummy app (roughly 500 energy)
Night snack: Milk chocolate (141 energy)
Train: I like all of the coach’s on the app and the way straightforward it’s to do from dwelling. Once I first began I used to be utilizing 3L milk bottles as weights and nonetheless discovered it to be very efficient.
Samantha’s 3 suggestions for others mums
1. Log every part into the app
I discover the extra I’m coming into into the app (meals, water, motion) the extra constant I’m. I used to be so shocked after I first began utilizing the calorie counting a part of the app.
They’ll add up so quick with packaged meals and portion management. Previous to becoming a member of, I’d eat 2000+ energy greater than I wanted and that may have been on a “good day” .
2. Don’t deprive your self from something you’re craving or need
Simply permit for it in your energy and keep on with it. Do what’s comfy so that you can start. Begin the place you are feeling comfy.
Breaking down the 45 minutes train was good as a result of I began with a stroll of 20 minutes and one app exercise to make up my 45-50 minutes motion 5 instances per week.
3. Be sort and truthful to your self
Realising that if we surrender we solely let ourselves down. Nobody goes to do that for us. It’s okay fall however HM makes it straightforward to get again up once more.