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2 week progress update! WOOHOO!!

Thursday, July 21, 2011

Hi SP friends! I haven't blogged much lately because I have been working 12 hour night shifts and sleeping all day. Tonight is my last night shift & then I am back on a day schedule next week, so hopefully I can get back to blogging more than once a week!

After my move from apartment to first home in March, I was not faithfully trying to maintain my weight loss and therefore gained back 5 lbs or so. My re-dedication my health started back 2 weeks ago & I am very pleased with my progress. I have been making HEALTHY choices about 90-90% of the time & consistently doing cardio & ST (alternating days mostly) for 2 weeks, and I can definitely feel it in my body! As an added bonus, I've dropped weight and inches AND I am back in my maintenance zone (on the high end, but there!). HOORAY!!!!

Starting stats: 7-6-11
Weight: 127.2
The following in inches:
Bust: 35
Under Bust: 30
Bicep: 11
Waist: 25.5
Hips: 38
Upper Thigh: 20.5
Calf: 13.5

2 week progress: 7-21-11
Weight: 124.6 (-2.6 lbs)
The following in inches:
Bust: 34.5 (-0.5)
Under Bust: 28 (-2)
Bicep: 10.5 (-0.5)
Waist: 25 (-0.5)
Hips: 37 (-1)
Upper Thigh: 20.5 (-0)
Calf: 13.5 (-0)

TOTAL: Down 2.6 lbs & 4.5 inches!

SO EXCITED for progress! The first couple of weeks are always the hardest for me.

On the down side, I think I have strained my knees from a mix of cardio, ST, and being active @ work, so I am taking a couple days off and going to focus on abs & upper body ST. I don't want to injure myself!

That's all for now! Drink your water!!!! emoticon
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JESS0107 7/22/2011 11:57AM

    Congrats on weight loss!! That is really good!!

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ANDEEC09 7/22/2011 12:38AM

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I love your energy! Congrats on the progress!

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FATHINSN 7/21/2011 8:46PM

    Congrats! Seems that you're lossing consistently and not so dramatic, so I think what you've been doing right now is a good, healthy & smart way to keep lossing, AWESOME!

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SLBRANTLEY 7/21/2011 6:32PM

    Congrats on your progress! emoticon

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JIBBIE49 7/21/2011 6:32PM

    emoticon Maintaining is the hardest part, so you have done REALLY well. So happy for you. Working third shift is difficult. Just make sure when u sleep during the day to wear a mask and keep the room DARK. Use ear plugs if you must to keep out the noise. I worked 3rd shift as a nurse and my husband thought since I was home during the day, that I could just get everthing done as though I wasn't working. Well, it doesn't work that way. emoticon

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