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Old 02-06-2010, 01:15 PM   #1
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Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: NB, Canada
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S/C/G: 230/220/120

Height: 5'0"

Default Tape Measure Victory!

So I've been feeling a bit de-motivated after having a no-loss week followed by a 1/2lb-loss week, since I've been religiously following my diet and working out like a fiend.

But today is the first Saturday of the month, which marks one month into this weight loss journey and also my first measurement day since starting. Imagine my shock, after no results on the scale the last two weeks, to find I've lost 4.5" off my chest and 1.5" off my waist in the last month!

<<---- (I really love these guys LOL)

That's just what I needed to keep me going right now
Mom to 3 awesome boys, married 15 years to the man of my dreams.

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Old 02-06-2010, 02:12 PM   #2
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Location: I think I'll try defying gravity
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S/C/G: 196/ticker/125

Height: 5'4


yay!!!!! congrats on the inches lost!!! it is nice that even if the scale isn't being so friendly, at least our bodies can change!
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Old 02-06-2010, 05:41 PM   #3
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Congratulations, it makes a big difference when that wardrobe starts looking different! You must be adding lean body mass, and that is exactly what you want to do!
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