Reading your message is very encouraging, you say "I needed to do something" i could not agree with you more than that and whne you changed from saying I want to do it!” –it is weak
“I am doing it!” – it is the right way! I AM DOING THE BODY FOR LIFE CHALLENGE!!!!! Finally!
reading these messages bring home the message that if you want to change that badly you need to say I AM GOING TO DO IT. Thank you for your message it has hit home and out me back on a wave length that i need to be at. You are doing so well keep it up and stay strong you are looking great.
optimist! I hope you entered the challenge! WOW!!!!! You have to be so proud of yourself and this is you at the 1/2 way mark...Can you imagine your 12wk pics?
Congratulations! Your hard work is noticed:)
Hi Optimist...can't believe our similarities....even our body types look the same. I took my before picture and then again after 5 weeks and we look so similar although I don't know if I've made as much progress as you.. I'm also 47 and have hypothyroidism along with being menopausal. So Mother Nature is definitely working against me. But I am trudging along also and will not give up. I am finding that this challenge has been a lot 'mentally' tougher than ones in the past. I just cannot seem to get excited about getting up at 5:00 AM like I used to. I used to really look forward to my workouts and now it just feels like more of an obligation. I'm hoping that as I get in better shape and the workouts get easier, my mindset changes. Right now, I am pushing so hard, every workout is a struggle. Keep up the hard work....you look awesome!
Hey, optimist. You seem to have the opposite problem that I do. While I have lost 10 lbs, when I look in the mirror, I don't seem to be much different. But I see real differences in your pictures. Keep it up, you're doing great!
I have one thing to say. " forget about that scale!" Your photos are proof that you are making great changes. You can especially see it in week 4 back photos and week six. You've lost fat in so many areas. I'm impressed! Looks like you're gonna finish strong. Well done on your challenge!
Great progress optimist, keep up the fantastic work and your results will only get more dramatic. Best wishes and Keep Moving Forward. Your photos show great improvement overall
Your pics are inspiring! Yes, so much change in shape and how toned and strong you look. It is helping me ignore the scale a little and realize I might be making changes that aren't reflected by weight loss. I have also only lost 4 pounds but I'm hoping the changes are still happening. Keep it up!
You can really see a tremendous difference from the back! That's awesome! Keep up the hard work and consistency.
Thank you for sharing!
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