Yippee! Hooray! Awesome!!! I finally broke out of this plateau I have been in for weeks! I should give myself a round of applause because this literally took forever to break!
Ok, Ok…save your Obama comments! I just thought this was a cute gif!
Now on to the real stuff. In February I had surgery on my legs due to Venous Reflux Disease….esentially the veins in my legs had become weak and diseased for reasons they can’t tell me so I had to have them fixed/closed off. The surgery itself was nothing but I had 3 separate procedures where I had to take a total of 4 weeks off from working out. All I could do was walk on the treadmill and that is one piece of gym equipment I care nothing about! I have hit plateaus before but came out of them quickly by increasing my workouts and reducing calories, but this one lasted forever. Or so I thought….
I have noticed over the last couple of weeks that while the scale is moving a little I am dropping clothes sizes. This means I am losing inches! Ya!!!! I have upped my weight lifting focusing on a lot of different muscle groups and have gone back to my favorite gym machine, the Arc Trainer. I admit….I am that woman who stands in the bathroom flexing muscles I haven’t seen in years.
This morning when I weighed the scale read 219! That means to date, I have lost 81 lbs and gained some muscles and better health overall. Ultimately my goal was to lose 100 lbs although the closer I get to that number the less fixated I am on it.
Since it’s Friday I have to menu plan for the week so until next time!