On Monday, October 12, 2020, Erika Padilla shared an update on her postpartum journey. She started at 180 pounds before giving birth to her second child, daughter, Estelle Gloria. Now, Erika is 34 pounds lighter, and she hasn’t even started exercising yet.
“Though the situation is less than ideal, there’s always a way to get to goals, and I’m happy that the demands of everyday #momlife have helped me track the path to mine.” the mom of two shared.
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Erika’s husband, Jeff Cariaso, is away coaching Alaska Aces of the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA). Jeff’s older daughter Aya and their “house angel” Cherry help her juggle recovery and caring for the kids, Kuya Jet and Estelle.
How Erika Padilla is losing the pregnancy weight without exercise
The mom of two is not able to do workouts yet since she delivered her daughter via C-section. Typically, doctors advise to wait at least six weeks, but that will still vary on the mom’s postpartum recovery. She previously mentioned that wearing workout clothes helps her lose weight. Below are some more tips from Erika:
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Drinking plenty of water. The fit mama says it helps flush out excess water in the body.
Aside from help from Aya and Cherry, Erika also shared how she stays on top of her postpartum weight loss journey, caring for her two kids, and managing the home. For starters, she credits discipline, good time management, having focus, and positivity.
The mom of two has a schedule she tries to stick to and does tasks one at a time to concentrate on each of them and not waste precious time. She does what she can and doesn’t complain.