Baby-Weight Breakthrough
Runner's World SA|October 2018
Baby-Weight Breakthrough

Because every woman should have the confidence to wear exactly what she wants.

Lisa Abdellah


Even though I’d tried to tuck in my tummy when the picture was taken, I still didn’t like what I looked like in the photograph of me at a function, or how it made me feel. I had no excuse: it had been two years since I had given birth, and I had yet to lose my ‘baby’ weight. My health was deteriorating, because I lacked iron, always felt tired, and suffered from painful gallstones. But the ultimate wake-up call came in the form of a hurtful comment from a friend: “I’m not usually friends with fat people, but I’m making an exception for you because I love you.”


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October 2018