As you already know from this post, I've lost 5.5 inches total off my thighs, waist, and hips. I don't want to weigh myself anymore, because you know what? I haven't lost a single pound. In fact I think I gained one. But you know what else?
These numbers* don't lie:
On the far right are my "PRs", or my "Personal Records". So if you'll notice, I haven't lost any weight, but my lat pulldowns have increased by 20 lbs in 8 days. My V-squat has increased by 30 lbs in 1 month. My seated cable row, which makes me feel like a sissy girl, has gone up 10 lbs in a month. And my plank, my shaky, shaky plank, has lasted 10 seconds longer than usual.
I feel good! I'm getting a lot of really positive feedback thanks to the blog, and I think the combination of fun gifs + Fitocracy + being point-blank honest with myself and others is absolute perfection.
I don't lie or fudge anything on this blog, because frankly I still feel anonymous on this blog despite the growing number of hits and more people I share it with. I'm completely and totally honest with you all, because it keeps me honest with myself (which, no offense, is really more important). But I know things are changing since I put on a pair of my stilletto skinny jeans yesterday and a sleeveless top, and noticed my hourglass curve go BOIIIIING! The Bearded Wonder saw me and even went:
Bottom line is, I've finally found something that I've hunted for for years: something that works. It's easy to follow, it's tough on my body (in a good way),and I'm seeing results after just a month. I definitely think things will be different since starting this journey. =)
How was your weekend? I did not want to go to the gym, and darnit I did not. No regrets though: we all need lazy days.
*Note: Sorry the numbering is wonky; I pulled them off different days on Fitocracy….