Saturday, July 3, 2010

Before and After - part 2!

So on April 1st I posted my before and after photos for having lost 20lbs in three months. Now it's been six months and I'm down just under 36lbs which I think is amazing. I have never been this current weight in my adult life. I was looking at some measurements that I took of myself a few days after I got pregnant. At the time I took them I didn't even know I was pregnant. At that time my measurements were as you can see below in white. The purple numbers are the ones from when I started weight watchers on January 1st, having had my baby girl in October. Currently they are the green numbers.

Chest: 40.5 inches --> 43.5 inches --> 39.75 inches
Waist: 35 inches --> 39 inches --> 35 inches
Abdomen/Bellybutton: 39.5 inches --> 44 inches --> 37.5 inches
Hips: 43.5 inches --> 47 inches --> 41 inches

So as you can see despite having gone up during my pregnancy, I am actually 5.25 inches smaller than before I got pregnant which is fantastic. I feel really good all the time. So while I still have a bit more to lose I'm hopeful that I can do it in the three months I have left before I go back to work. But I have made a discovery, and that is that while I want to lose more, if I one day have to stay at this weight for my life, such as after having all my babies and being a bit older, I would be completely comfortable with myself at this weight and that is a huge thing for me. I would just need to tone up a bit more, especially my bum and mommy tummy. But right now I feel really great about myself and that is something I haven't had in a really long time.

October 2009 - 217 lbs
January 1, 2010 - 192lbs

March 29, 2010 - 172lbs
July 3, 2010 - 156lbs

5 comments:

  1. Looking like one Hot mama, Alice.

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  2. You look great Alice!
    And it's so awesome that you feel good about yourself and content with your body :)

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  3. You look fantastic.... I am glad you are soo happy.... I hope one day I will be able to do the same.. you inspire me...

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  4. Wow, you look amazing Alice!
    You have accomplished so much in six months...I am glad to be a part of your journey!
    You always have such a great attitude....an inspiration to me. I wish I was more like that.
    I think I will follow suit and do a progress picture, details post too.

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  5. Great job Alice!!!
    You must be to proud :)

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