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Tuesday, February 03, 2009

Alright, I'll last blog wasn't all that positive or upbeat, but it made me think...if I'm not losing weight, am I losing inches? I knew my clothes had started fitting differently and my muscles were more defined, but was this "lifestyle change" really working? I felt like I was doing everything possible (but need more sleep!), but the scale hadn't moved much and my patience was wearing thin!!

I hadn't measured myself before I started, but decided to do so on Jan. 20; I figured I'd give myself two weeks before I re-measured to check my progress. I measured myself today and the results were AMAZING...I've lost a grand total of almost 14 inches from my body!!! Call me crazy, but I'd say my routine is pretty kick ass! emoticon

I measured the following body parts:

neck--14 inches
waist--37.5 inches
hips--43.5 inches
rib cage--34.5 inches
thigh--24 1/4 inches
calf--15 1/4 inches
upper arm--12.5 inches
forearm--9 1/4 inches

The scale still hasn't moved much, but with these types of results, who cares?! I'm feeling so many different emotions right now...I feel like I'm about to burst!!! Although I wonder how much progress I've made overall, I'm beyond thrilled that I've come this far. Best wishes to all and PLEASE don't give up...together we can beat this!!!


Member Comments About This Blog Post:
CHEL1013 3/2/2009 4:49PM

    Amazing!! I wish I had started to measure my body parts when I first started losing. I think it might have helped me along the way when I wasn't seeing big results on the scale:)

You go girl,

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MAMASBLESSED 2/28/2009 2:09PM

    Awesome results!!! WoooHoooo!

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CHRISTINADUNN1 2/16/2009 9:11AM


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2_NEW_HORIZONS 2/16/2009 3:14AM

    now thats what i'm talking about!!! well done you x

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MAV1729 2/9/2009 9:53PM


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SUNSHINEGIRL_08 2/8/2009 2:30PM

    emoticon I'm so proud of you!!!! What exactly are you doing? I'd love to know!

Keep up the awesome work! emoticon

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CPLATT1 2/6/2009 5:19AM

    That is awesome...Good for you. Keep up the great attitude and your hard work. Wow, amazing. Congrats.

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CBRIVERA0217 2/3/2009 10:05AM

    I think your sight is great! I hope to feel as good as you do I've lost 3 inches however I've not been busting my butt as much as you have, I do 30 min's a day of cardio and 10 of strength training, I eat whatever I want on sunday and stick to strict calorie intake throughout the week! You have just motivated me to get in gear! I think I'm gonna kick it up a notch! Thanks for the inspiration!

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CBSPECIAL 2/3/2009 7:19AM

    emoticon , it's not always the scales that count!

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