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Transformation Update

I know it has been a while since I have shared any details about my workout and weightloss progress. So far I have been following the Body for Life exercise program program for 14 weeks. I have lost 14 lbs so far and am 7 lbs away from my goal weight. I have taken photos of my progress (which I will NEVER post here ;) )and can see so many changes in my muscle tone and posture. I have tweaked my workouts a bit and am now running longer distances than the Body for Life/Transformation program outlines. I have realized that I still LOVE to run. I can tell by my running times that I am getting faster and stronger . . . It is a great feeling.

A nice side effect of all of this is that I am getting up earlier too. Since my husband surprised me with a gym membership, I have been working out first thing in the AM. I am home, have my prayer time and ready for the day before the boys wake up. This has been one of my biggest goals, since we start homeschooling in another week, and I really need time to myself in the morning before the rush of the day starts. I feel more organized, even though my house is still messy . . . . I get more done in the day. Most importantly I FEEL GREAT. I am not sure if it was lack of exercise or lack of sleep (A was a horrible sleeper), but I was tired 98% of the time. I had no energy. Now, A is sleeping through the night (since The Great Room Change) and I am exercising 6 days a week.

My boys are so cute about the whole thing too. K likes to “workout” with me . . . We will do push ups, sit ups and jumping jacks together. J has his army men workout too. It is so neat to see them react this way.


  1. Way to go...soooo proud of you! Keep up the good work!

  2. This is just the motivation I needed!! It's so hard for me to get up and exercise in the a.m., but I'm going to use you as inspiration. I often think-- how will I ever homeschool if I can't get myself disciplined enough to follow this schedule?? :)


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