Tuesday, March 18, 2014

Whole 30 - half way point before/afters

"You're still doing this thing?" That's the response I've been getting a lot of lately from friends and family. They are all shocked that I've been so committed and strict with this challenge, honestly I'm shocked with myself too. I haven't cheated once, well only on things that I didn't know I couldn't have until I double checked the guidelines. Ex: Peanuts and Banana/egg pancakes. But once I knew they were no no's, I nixed them.
The whole 30 encourages you to not step on the scale at all throughout the entire month, technically it's not classified as a weight loss diet but many people who complete it find that they have lost weight. I couldn't help myself so when I hit the half-way mark last Sunday I stepped on the scale. I had lost 4.5lbs! This really kept me motivated and excited to continue the challenge.

The main difference I was noticing in my body was that my thighs had slimmed down (there was a little less inner thigh rub if you know what I mean). With my body type, I tend to slim out in my upper body first/more easily, this time it was the opposite. I snapped a photo in the same workout pants that I took my before pic and saw an immediate difference.
Before: left // After: right
So I have two weeks to go! I'm very anxious to see how I will feel at the end of the month and if this is something I want to integrate into my lifestyle! Have a great week.

5 comments:

  1. half way done! go you. hopefully you'll be able to keep up with the good, healthy changes that come with the whole30 knowledge.

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  2. Go you girlfriend!!! That is awesome. I could totally go for a little "less thigh" right about now ;)

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  3. Yeah!! This is awesome, you look great:) xoxo Katie

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  4. WOW! Good job girl!
    Can you send me some great recipes that you've been making so far? What do you eat for snacks?

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