Seems like people are always focused on the scale, right?
I know I tend to be!
But believe it or not, there are other ways to track success....
On July 25th, I took body measurements.
(Oh. The fun!)
I tucked my sheet away for the last month until last night.
I decided it was time to pull out the measuring tape and see if things changed.
If you haven't measured your body for comparison, I HIGHLY recommend you do it! It's quick and simple, and great to see the difference!
So in the last month...
My mama pooch (by far the part of my body I am most self conscious about!) lost 1.5 inches
My belly button circumference lost 2.5 inches
My waist (where I'd put my hands on my hips) lost 4.5 inches
My hips (the widest part) lost 2.5 inches
My right upper thigh lost 2 inches
My left upper thigh lost 1.5 inches
My breasts lost 1.5 inches (not sure I am happy about this one...)
My right bicep (smack dab in the middle) lost 1 inch
My left bicep (smack dab in the middle) lost 1 inch
And in case you weren't doing the math....that makes for a total of 18.5 inches lost in the month!!
Also. I stepped on the scale again this morning. I HAD to. I knew I was so stinking close to the SIXTIES! And guess what I finally saw...
Weight lost from the 24th of July until today: 13.7 lbs
Inches lost from the 25th of July until yesterday: 18.5 inches
If that doesn't motivate you to take monthly measurements...what will?