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A Startling Discovery! My Journey on Spark!!

Thursday, October 21, 2010

You never really know how far you have come until you look back. Today I started to look for my measurements and I found my measurements around the time I started Spark People. It was my starting measurements for Making The Cut by Jillian Michaels. I looked at them and then looked at my measurements from September 2010 and it made me realize that while my body is not perfect (thanks to two pregnancies...one being twins) that I have really moved my body a long way. Even though I might not ever see abs through the stretched skin I should be truly proud of where I am at and how far I have come!
Starting Weight Spark People 134 now it is 115
November 2009 to September 2010 Measurements Before and After results Joining Spark!
Nov.15 2009 (Dec.22 2009) (Sept 2010)
Weight 129 (126) (116)
Bust 33 (32) (31)
Chest 29.5 (29) (28.5)
Waist 33 (30) (28)
Belly Button 37.25 (33.25) (30)
Pouch 37 (36.5) (35)
Hips 39.5 (38.5) (36.5)
Right Thigh 23.5 (23) (21)
Left Thigh 23 (23) (20.75)
Right Arm 11.75 (11.25) (10.75)
Left Arm 11.25 (11) (10.5)
Body Fat ??? (22.3) (18.9)
BMI 23.7 (22.5) (20.4)
That is a loss of 19 lbs.
That is a loss of 3.5% body fat.
That is a drop of 3 in BMI.
That is 27.25 inches lost.
I keep rechecking because it seems too much (there is no way that I lost 7 inches around my belly button???) but I have rechecked several times and it looks right. HOLY COW!
THANK YOU Spark People and Spark Friends. I couldn't have done this without you!!! Never under estimate what effect you have on someone else s life. You have all played a part in my success and I thank you from the bottom of my heart! Spark works!!!! Commit and you will Succeed!!
This photo is at my biggest(before Spark..obviously because I was pregnant with twins but I had to post it so I can see how far I have come. February 2006

This was a couple of months after giving birth to them April 2006 (??149lbs)

This was Christmas 2008
In Mexico after much of my weight loss (a lot due to Spark Motivation) and braving it in a bikini! March 2010
This is my motivation for Bringin"It everyday! Anything you dream is possible as long as you moving!!! THANK YOU!!!!!!
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