Kandi Burruss Reveals the Secrets to Her Fierce Post-Baby Body
The #RHOA alum opens up about how she got slim after giving birth.
In case you haven't seen some recent photos of Kandi Burruss, you might want to check them out because The Real Housewives of Atlanta mom is looking amazing just shy of three months after giving birth to her son, Ace Wells Tucker, on January 6. In fact, she told The Daily Dish that she actually weighs less now than she did this time last year. And now we know the secret to her divine post-baby body transformation.
"I think it was a combination of two things. I was breastfeeding, strictly breastfeeding for a month-and-a-half. Now I'm starting to supplement formula, but that obviously helps you lose weight," she said. Additionally, in the beginning of the year, Kandi explained she always does what she calls a "prayer fast." "I give up my things that I really love, so sweets, desserts. I do not eat any desserts in the month of January. And I do not drink anything but water the whole month. No sodas, no juice, no anything but water," she explained. "So I think the combination of doing that as well as breastfeeding, I think that's why I lost so much."
Kandi at Watch What Happens Live on March 13, 2016.
It probably doesn't hurt that she's chasing around a tyke who she described as "just a handsome little sexy, little chocolate baby" and we imagine that he keeps her active. "For the most part, Ace is very cool, but he's hungry all the time. So, of course, if you don't get him the bottle quick enough he gets upset. But other than that, he's good," she said. "He does like to be held. I'm trying to figure [out] how am I going to get him out of that, but we'll see."
With the addition of Ace, Kandi and her husband, Todd Tucker, now have three kids (they each have daughters from previous relationships), but Kandi hasn't completely ruled out expanding the Burruss-Tucker clan even further. "I definitely feel like my family is complete now. We already had girls, so we wanted a boy. We got our boy. Sometimes, though, I do think I would like for him to have someone to play with. I personally don't want to go through pregnancy again, not that it was a bad thing, but, you know, I don't know," she said. "But I would love for him to have another brother, if that could happen that would be great. But we'll see."
For now, Kandi is just hoping to get through the final phase of getting her body to a place that she will be content with. While she has no plans on changing her wardrobe just because she now has a newborn, there is something she'd like to change if she could. "The thing that I have to worry about are these big, old boobs. I do not like huge breasts, OK, so in my mind I've already envisioned that if they do not go down, I want me a nice little breast reduction with some small, perky boobs," she explained. "So that's what I think about, so I can't really wear certain things [where] my boobs are in the way."
And you can check out more of Kandi's new look when Part 2 of the Season 8 RHOA reunion airs on March 28. Check out a highlight from Part 1, below.