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D22 Ch-Ch-Ch-Changes...!!

Last night at my weigh in I was down 0.8 pounds, I'll take it! Of course I really wanted to be down 1.2 because then I would've hit my 95 (for the second time) but I'm only 0.4 away and I've got a great week planned so I'll get there sooner than later. I'm sure! Last night I weighed, measured and tracked EVERYTHING and even though I did use some of my Activity Points I didn't use ALL of them and I didn't binge. WOO!! Breaking the "Wednesday-Night-Free-For-All" hasn't been an easy habit to break but I'm working on it! One Wednesday at a time :)

I'm feeling pretty good where I'm at right now. Mentally I feel strong and having 2 Wednesday's that I didn't eat the entire house has made me feel even stronger. I've been staying within or at least very close to my DPT and I'm making good decisions. Physically I'm noticing a lot of changes and I don't know if it's all in my head but I'm happy!

I swear I'm seeing more definition since I've been consistent for the past month with weights. I was getting into bed the other day and I picked my leg up to put it under the covers and my quad was like "hey girl!!" Damn!! I was so excited to see that!! It was nice too because it caught me by surprise. When I'm working out I'm looking in the mirror and observing and if I'm squatting of course my quads are going to be bulging but I was just tucking myself in when my leg gave me a high five. It was like "don't quit! We're making progress!"

And I know I'm going to sound insane but I swear I'm noticing definition in my abs. I mean I'm not gonna throw on a bikini or show off on Instagram because I have a lot of fluff and saggy skin that I'm still working on but I swear that underneath all that there is a 6 pack growing. It'll probably never be Instagram worthy but when I get out of the shower and I see that my pudge has deflated a little more and my sides are curving in ever so slightly I definitely do a little victory dance in my bathroom. Then I walk past the mirror again a few times, give myself a nod.

...how you doing?...

Even if no one else can see these changes and even if I'm making them up they're inspiring me to keep going. I worked out this morning with my trainer and I was doing bicep curls and she asked if I could go heavier. I looked at myself in the mirror and saw my arms flexed and felt proud and strong so I said "yeah!" Maybe it's a little (ok, a LOT) narcissistic but whatever. I work damn hard for the changes I'm seeing and I'm going to celebrate them every time I see them!! I really need to take pictures because I LOVE before and after transformation pictures...maybe I'll enlist my wife's help soon. :)

But for now I'm off to rest my sore body! Lifting heavier weights to see your muscles bulge is exhausting work!! 

-t


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