I printed out the SP tape measure and use it to do my monthly measurements. As I get smaller I cut the tape measure down to the largest measurement I have. Seeing the tape measure get smaller and smaller every month is great visual reminder of my progress and motivation to keep going!
link- http://www.sparkpeople.com/m yspark/printable_tapemea sure.pdf
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Scale numbers that jump up or remain the same week after week discouraging? Print out SparkPeople Printable Measuring tape. Cut & Cover with tape. Using “Sharpie” “dot” body part measurements on tape. Date at top. A visual! My body IS CHANGING! 9
Use 4 different colored Sharpies. Label each dot Waist Hips Thigh Arm in corresponding color. Use same color for each body part monthly. Tack to motivational saying on wall - beside treadmill.244231
If you hate the thought of staring down the numbers on a tape measure each week, use a piece of string or yarn instead! Wrap the string around the part you want to measure, then cut. Each time you measure, use that same piece of string. Now you can check your progress without being concerned with the numbers attached to it!
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