WW check in #8

159948224236393464_0XFX8GUB_fI refused to get on the scale this morning because it’s the wrap up of Whoremone week and well, it wouldn’t be a good thing to do to my psyche. Water weight is a mean jerk.

Last time I checked in, I talked about how my clothes were fitting better and how I could run more. I’m pleased to report that is still the case!

Here’s the hard/fast numbers about how things are smaller and why my clothes are fitting better (and how some need to be retired even though I love them, see below.)

(Whoremone bloat not factored in, this is what it is at the time of writing this, all numbers are from the initial measurement to today.)

Waist – down 6″
Thighs – down 3″ (each)
Arms – down 1″ (each)
Hips – down 3″
Mile – 11:30 minute per 1 mile (down from 13:20 for one mile)

retire pantsI can run for more than 30 minutes at a time with only short breaks for walking a bit to catch my breath (and the other day I ran 3.1 in 36:55). My hip flexor still is annoyed with me, but it doesn’t cry anymore (mostly).

Some days it takes some effort to convince me that I want to run or that once I’ve started I want to run further…but seeing those numbers above, it reminds me that it’s worth it and I can run one more song.

I’m not going to lie, I get really sick of the restrictions and having to track everything. When I do this, I give myself a break from it – even just for the day. Is this totally legit according to the plan? Not likely, but you know what? If I can make it work for myself more long term by doing so and not burning out, then hell, I’m going to do it.

Whatever works, right?

#ww

Photo from Pinterest.

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About Court

I spend a lot of time on the pool deck and making treats in my kitchen amongst other things.
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4 Responses to WW check in #8

  1. you go, girl. get on with your bad self. 🙂 and btw, the pic of the pants is kind of funny, because that’s the fit I LIKE in my pants – totally loose, bordering on clown-like. 🙂

  2. Sue says:

    You’re awesome. Remember that. So, so proud of you! 🙂

  3. Robin says:

    Whooo-Hoooo for saggy ass pants !!!!!!

  4. Pingback: WW check in #9 and something shocking « bakinginmybathingsuit

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