Mini-Goals - Fifteen Inches...g-o-n-e !!!!
02-26-2007, 06:52 PM
Former "Plateau Girl" here with a very surprising thing to report! I purchased the FITDAY PC program and one of the sections is a place to record measurements. I hadn't measured all my parts for awhile. I have been more into watching the scale S-L-O-W-L-Y begin to move AND being able to buy smaller sizes.
Well, I got out my tape measure to find that I had lost FIFTEEN INCHES since I last measured a couple months ago!!!!:dance:
So everyone...when the scale is moving SOOOOOOOO slowly, go get your tape measure! You MAY be doing a happy dance for an entirely DIFFERENT REASON than you thought!
02-26-2007, 07:28 PM
Great going Cheryl. How exciting!!!!
Man oh man I wish I would have taken my measurements. Funny enough those numbers scared me more then the number on the scale. Oh well.
I am very happy for you. You're perserverance is outstanding. Really, really remarkable. Enjoy those 15 inches g-o-n-e!!!!!
02-26-2007, 07:49 PM
Thanks! I wish I had taken MY measurements at the BEGINNING of this adventure, too, but I think like you do that the information MIGHT have scared me sh**less!!!!!!:stress:
I've always been strong, but I added a heavy layer of FLAB over the muscles over the years! I exercise a lot now, lift weights, and push and drag a lot of stuff around the house (like all the SNOW!). Maybe I'm not losing a ton of WEIGHT but am building muscle and firming up. That would explain the lost inches, right?
I'm large-boned, too, so MAYBE my bigger bones are contributing to the weight total. My hands are as large as my husband's, and I wear size eleven shoes. My shoulders are actually WIDER than my 5'11" husband's are!
I like the FITDAY PC version. Thanks again for getting me to try FITDAY! I WAS eating more than I THOUGHT I was eating!:dizzy:
Congrats again on the 100 pounds! :carrot: What special reward are you giving yourself?
02-26-2007, 08:18 PM
That's great news. Way to go. Tape measures don't lie uh?
soon to be thin
02-27-2007, 11:41 AM
It is so exciting to see that tape measure move!! I too have Fitday PC and LOVE it!!!! I just love the measurement section and the graphs and goal setting, I tell everyone about it all the time because it really helps to keep me on track.
02-27-2007, 12:48 PM
cheryl -that is FANTASTIC!!
I LOVE my fitday PC too. No doubt about it!! I didn't take the measure ments everywhere when I started, I did my waist though. So just my waist the first month, and then everywhere else inlcuded in the 2nd.....I've lost a total of 16 3/4 inches. Freaking amazing. (there is still a lot more to go, but that sure is an incentive!!)
02-27-2007, 04:33 PM
That's awesome. 15" is a tonne of fat gone!
I like measurements better than the scale. I don't even weigh myself -- hence why my "current weight" = ???-- I just measure. I find it's a lot less judgemental of me. :)
Congratulations once again.
02-27-2007, 10:56 PM
Yay, Cheryl!!! :)
02-28-2007, 04:00 AM
Yay!!! Congrats!! What a great NSV!!
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