Tuesday, June 25, 2013

Get out that measuring tape...

Unless you are new, you know I have been stuck in a plateau. Since February, I have lost 10 lbs. That's not much my friends. But I realized the other day that I haven't taken my measurements in a while, so I thought I would do that. I dug up my starting measurements to compare :D

Starting 9/2012

Arms: 16in
Hips: 59.5in
Bust: 51in
Waist: 47in
Thigh: 30in
Dress size: 24

Now 6/2013

Arms: 13.5in
Hips: 53in
Bust: 46in
Waist: 41in
Thigh: 25.5in

Total lost:

Arm: -2.5in
Hips: -6.5in
Bust: -5in
Waist: -6in
Thigh: -4.5in.

So while I haven't seen a great improvement on the scale, I have lost 24.5 inches. That is two feet. Two whole feet gone from my body. THAT is insane. The scale doesn't tell the whole story. Take your measurements.

The reason I even took out the measuring tape is because I ordered some shorts online from Old Navy and I wanted to make sure they were gonna fit. They should be here today so I can't wait to wear them and take pictures :D

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14 comments :

  1. Congratulations! That is awesome! That is something I'm guilty of, not getting out the measuring tape. WOOT! Battle on! You got this. :)

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  2. Way to go!! Those are some amazing numbers! Be proud of yourself!

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  3. You go girlie! The measuring tape can be your friend. That is amazing progress girlie :)

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  4. That is awesome! The measuring tape always tells the true story. The scale lies from time to time. Good for you!

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  5. Wow!! Way to go! I am sooo guilty of not doing measurements. I did measurements when I started the 24 Day Challenge, but since I really only "made it" to Day 13 or something like that, I never took measurements at the end. I may take my measurements again at the end of July after I finish C25k!

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  6. Wow amazing!! I've always cared less about the scale than how I felt/looked in my clothes

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  7. THATS SO AWESOME! One of my regrets with my journey, is that I never took any measurements!!!
    xoxo
    Dani
    www.thatfitnesschic.blogspot.com

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  8. That's wonderful, Jess!!!! Great job and yes, that stinking scale is not the be all end all! So proud of you!

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  9. awesome results! You've inspired me to break out a measuring tape also. I've been traking everything else religiously but I've never taken any measurements. Thanks for the reminder!

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  10. That's amazing result I am definitely going to be getting my tape measure out!

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  11. That's some major inchage!!! I would love that much off my hips!!!

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  12. 2 whole feet! That's AMAZING! Now did you measure yourself before and after the AdvoCare Cleanse? I found I lost A LOT of inches on it.

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