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My goal all along was definitely to lose pounds, and to fit into my pre-Dear-God-I'm-SO-Fat clothes. My biggest goal, however, was to get fit and strong. With the help of my amazing trainer, Christine, and with eating lots of lean proteins, I am doing exactly that. Christine saw that I was less than thrilled with the results according to their scale and made sure to point out that according to all of my stats I was improving in every way. I have consistently made slow but very steady improvements in my body measurements, BMI, muscle mass, and level of fitness, and that is something to proud of. And you know what? When I started this journey with Lucille Roberts I was 173.5 pounds and a very tight size 16. Today, I'm 160 pounds and a very loose size 14. Now, those are numbers that are really impressive to me!
What is most important in all of this, I am learning, is to stay the course. To not give up, and to push yourself just the slightest bit harder, so that each time you try again you go a little bit further than you did before. And, really, isn't that a great metaphor for life as well?
I think so.
*I have been compensated by Lucille Roberts as one of their Blogger Ambassadors with a six month gym membership and free weekly sessions with a trainer. As usual, however, the opinions stated in my posts and/or Tweets about Lucille Roberts are strictly my own and will not be unduly influenced by them in any way other than the quality of service that they provide.