Measuring Tape and Digital Scales

Thursday, September 20, 2012

How I loathe thee. emoticon
I finally got to taking my measurements today which I'll be posting to keep myself accountable and to track my progress. They are pretty much what I expected. The SP measurement tracker tells you to do it once a month but that seems like a long time to wait. I'll probably do it every 2 weeks on Monday because that's when I officially weigh myself.

My measurements in inches.
Bust: 37
Natural Waist (smallest part): 30.5
Low Waist (bellybutton): 36
Hips: 40.5
Upper Arm: 13.75
Forearm: 11.25
Thigh: 24.5
Calf: 14.75

I did sneak a step on the scale today and was a bit disappointed. I still weigh 163.4lbs which is just a bit heavier than when I started SP. I usually lose weight consistently when I try but this time it seems harder. I wonder if it's because I'm doing mostly strength training? I've been walking too but in the past I usually did more intense cardio. I am somewhat more muscular than I used to be but I don't think it's enough for me to gain weight. I know it's still really early in so I probably shouldn't be too worried about it... I think I will kick up the cardio though and see how it goes.
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    I betcha the next time around that you take measurements you'll show definite progress!!
    2004 days ago
    Tracking these measurements is honestly the best way to measure progress. The scale can fluctuate for many reasons, so it's great you're going to be measuring other areas, too. Good luck!
    2005 days ago
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