About a little over a month of regular running, I noticed my belly seemed a little small than usual (weight was up a little!)--perhaps because I was standing straighter. A little over two months later, I noticed my sternum is a little more prominent (weight is still a little up and arms are a little bigger??), so I guess the weight is just redistributing itself...
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3,282 5/8/13 11:00 A
Gradual with me - I'm only trying to lose weight gradually as I'm looking for permanent lifestyle change rather than rapid weight loss. But yesterday I went through all my tops, and filled 3 charity bags with stuff I've shrunk out of or will never wear for other reasons. But I seemed to have hoards of clothes that were too small, and I discovered that two thirds of them now fit me. So, where I had about 6 T shirts and 3 blouses that fitted, I now have 4 drawers full of T shirts and about 25 blouses that fit me - and another rail of blouses that will fit me in an inch or two! I can't believe I bought so much stuff, but it's all classic stuff that I can wear. So, although weightloss is very gradual, yesterday it felt as if I'd suddenly lost loads!
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3 5/7/13 12:42 P
I'm just starting to notice that my pants are a little looser then they were
when I lost inches and lost 24 pounds I am so proud of my self
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8,695 4/30/13 9:32 A
When I lost the first 10 pounds.
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350 4/30/13 8:42 A
I love rollerblading. When I started back up last summer after 10 years, I was always out - probably at least 3 hours a day, 3 or 4 days a week because I was having such a blast doing it. I noticed after about two weeks some definition in my calves and my outer thighs around my quads.
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890 4/29/13 5:31 P
After about a month my clothes were fitting much looser and I was sleeping so much better at night when I exercise. I have a pair of jeans that I am trying to get into and they are fitting better but not quite there yet. It's a slow process but it's sooooo worth it to feel great and not fatigued most of the time. Just keep the faith and you will be amazed at your body and what it can do for you.
Felt changes before I could see them... felt "better" (less tired, bloated, heartburn, sluggish) within a matter of days. Felt "looseness" in my clothing after 10-20 pounds. Felt like I could really *see* a difference in how I look at around 25-30 pounds.
Hard to say exactly at what point you will notice a difference - kind of depends what your starting point is...
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1,103 4/29/13 2:56 P
Visually? About 15 pounds lost, maybe a little more. Before that I noticed the difference in how my clothes fit, but I didn't look different to myself. At that point I got up the courage to put on some of the smallest clothes I still owned and was pretty amazed.
Physically, in terms of my fitness, that was almost immediate, that I started feeling stronger and healthier.
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428 4/29/13 1:38 P
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I have been working the Spark program since last Memorial Day actively and started a Spark streak 60 days ago today of working out every day at least 30 minutes but usually between 40 and 60. I have to say I notice that all my clothes fit better and I've even lost out of some pants that now fall off me but I can't see ANY difference in myself in the mirror. My husband says he can tell a ton but I can't. I never thought I was one of those people who saw mirror distortion but there isn't any other explanation as I've lost many inches and see no difference when I look at myself. So, I'm sure you really are changing and just can't see it in yourself. Your clothes will speak for you if you really listen.
I am an avid workout person and learning to control my eating. But I am a little discourage that I am not seeing the results that I am looking for. When did you start noticing the changes in your body.
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