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March 8, 2013 10:51 AM
I am 34, 5'7", 195 lbs. I am breastfeeding full time an infant and workout 6 days a week at 30 minutes. I stay home, but chase a toddler so not just all sitting. I calculated TDEE-15% (moderately active) plus breastfeeding (500 calories). I got 2670 for calories. I am new to the eating more- actually new to trying to lose weight. I just want to make sure I am eating enough or not too much. i was eating around 2100-2200, but recalculated based off what I read. Now, I am unsure. Am I on the right track? (Not worried about progress, just trying to start off right). Thanks
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March 8, 2013 11:46 AM
You are correct. You must eat back those breast feeding calories. You don't want to decrease your milk supply. Good luck and keep us posted!
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