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Old 09-16-2010, 10:17 PM   #1  
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I took my measurements last month, along with 3 photos of myself (front, back, and side view) with the intention of checking in after a month and seeing how I did. I hadn't lost much weight in the past month, so I was really hesitant to take my measurements and pictures. I took my measurements yesterday, and overall, the results were not too shabby. I didn't lose any inches in my arms, but I kind of expected that. I did however, lose inches everywhere else. Some places were only quarter of an inch, but some places, like my hips, I lost an inch and a half! When I did my measurements, I made very specific notes of where I was measuring so that I could measure in the same spot each time.

I was still pretty apprehensive about what the pictures would say, so today I finally bit the bullet and took them. I have my other ones saved so that I can make a side by side comparison, and I can actually see a difference! I still have a long way to go, but I can actually tell. My extra chin is smaller, my neck and chest don't look as flabby, my stomach looks (just a little bit) smaller, and my legs look smaller too. Another thing I noticed is that the pants I wore (same ones in both photos) are not skin tight anymore! It's nice to see a change, even though I know I could have worked harder. But still, this shows progress. And what an incentive to keep working! Imagine what the next set of pics could look like!
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Old 09-16-2010, 11:01 PM   #2  
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Old 09-17-2010, 12:31 AM   #3  
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Very cool!
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Old 09-17-2010, 12:43 AM   #4  
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Congrats on the progress! I'm thinking of taking my before photos tomorrow!
I can definitely see how much seeing the progress in pics would be motivating. Keep going! xx
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Excellent! Even though taking "before" photos feels terrible, imho, it's really worth it to do the comparisons later.
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Wow, it must feel great! Congratulations.
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Old 09-17-2010, 02:29 PM   #7  
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Congrats to you!!

I wish I had taken before pics and measurements. I have a 'rough' idea where my measurements were since I had done it years ago, just can't remember where I wrote them down I'm sure I can scrounge up soem pictures some where though . . . not sure if I want to ha ha.

Congrats again to you! Keep at it
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