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Non-Scale Victories!

Sunday, July 20, 2014

So, my darn scale is being a witch. That's okay, I'm steady exercising and losing INCHES! Yes, that's right! emoticon I've lost a total of 4 1/2 inches since July 3rd!

emoticon Go me! emoticon

I am learning that after you begin an exercise program, you will likely gain a few pounds due to water retention. Your muscles are storing and burning fat for fuel. After 4 to 6 weeks, there is a breakthrough, and the scale will begin to move downward once again.

I can live with that! emoticon

I am so enjoying this... the swimming... the workouts... the sheer joy of being alive and moving.

Why did I wait so darn long?

These are the bracelets on my right wrist. They used to be quite tight. Not anymore!

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  • MICKEYH
    emoticon for NSV! Go you!! You are right! More muscle is better then having/losing fat for now and seeing scale go down. After gaining more muscle, you'll see scale move better. Keep on keeping on my friend.
    1185 days ago
  • FINCHFEEDER80
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    1186 days ago
  • ARNETTELEE
    That's great. Happy sparking!
    1186 days ago
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