I started this blog when I started 12wbt last year and when I had to 'say it out loud'... It's one of the pre-season tasks where you have to tell as many people as possible that you are doing the challenge as a way of being accountable and gaining support from your friends and family.
Well it's been a while since I did an update on how I've been travelling. It's been almost 6 months since I reached my goal weight.
Looking back on it now I'm thinking that that weigh in may have just been a little bit of a fluke. I don't think I weighed that much again and to be honest, the scales have gone up ever since.
Not drastically, not quickly but over time I started to lose a little focus. I have never been a really bad eater, if 12wbt taught me anything it was probably that my biggest problem is portion sizes. I would say that I follow the 'eating healthy 80% of the time', but I do probably eat a little too much. So I guess there were a number of reasons that the weight started to creep back up. Work, Time, Exhaustion all being high on the list. I guess I probably went a little silly during the silly season and holidays, indulging in a few too many 'coffee and cake' catch ups with friends.
So while I may sound, and I am, a little disappointed it's not all bad news. I haven't had a massive weight gain, and despite what I have put on, I know that I am fitter and stronger than I was 6 months ago, so am happy with that.
I have signed up for an 8 week bootcamp here in Toowoomba and we started on Saturday with our first season! IT. WAS. AWESOME! Loving it already! It is going to come with challenges of it's own as it runs 6pm-7pm and I am usually well and truly curled up on the couch refusing to move at that time of night!
I decided to do all my stats and share them with you as a way of saying it out loud! When I compared them to my last lot of stats I am quite disappointed and knew immediately where the weight had gone! (and I didn't need a tape measure to tell me that, my clothes are screaming it at me loud and clear!)
So here goes, my initial before stats for my new bootcamp:
Weight = 63.9kg (it was higher but managed to get it down 2kg prior to bootcamp starting)
Chest = 80.6cm
Waist = 84.5cm
Hips = 107.2cm :(
R Arm = 28.8cm
L Arm= 28.5cm
R Thigh = 49.3cm
L Thigh = 49.6cm
Stay tuned for Bootcamp updates over the next 8 weeks!
Linking up with Essentially Jess for IBOT!!