Three Weeks Later

6 Aug

So, it’s been three weeks since I first ‘went public’ with my goal of getting healthy again and getting rid of the Euroweight that I’ve gained over the last six years. To be honest, I was a bit frustrated this week because the scale tells me I’ve lost about 3lbs. The last time I lost weight (two years ago) doing pretty much the same thing, I lost 8lbs in the same period. But, as my sister reminded me, I’m not doing this to reach a number on the scale, I’m trying to change my lifestyle. Here’s what I’ve been doing:

–  60 minutes of cardio 4-5 x per week (Spinning, running and Zumba) + push-ups and crunches every morning

– Eliminating alcohol, processed foods, sugar, etc from my diet (with the exception of my birthday)

I wore the same clothes today as I did when I first posted a photo three weeks ago. I’m fairly certain I can see a difference:

before, and after

…encouraging actually. I think this is a better way of judging results. I have a habit of weighing myself every other day, and I know that a lot of you probably think that’s foolish, but it helps me to keep on track.

5 Responses to “Three Weeks Later”

  1. DELRAY August 6, 2010 at 10:49 am #


  2. steve August 6, 2010 at 11:17 am #

    Looking good hun x

  3. Karley August 6, 2010 at 12:06 pm #

    You look great, Amanda! Congrats!! I never weigh myself and always judge by how I look and how I fit into my clothes. I really don’t care about how much i weigh – I just want to feel good about my body.

  4. jo August 7, 2010 at 4:55 pm #

    even though i don’t remember saying that, i’d like to take credit for it. you DO look great and i can see a difference too. way to go!

  5. Alice August 7, 2010 at 9:33 pm #

    wow. in just 3 weeks?
    you look great

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