Tuesday, October 1, 2013

weight loss Before and after pictures: week 16

 week 16 progress: 17 pounds weight loss. Before and after pictures
148 pounds / 32% body fat
131 pounds / 30% body fat

Before in inches:
Waist 36
Hips: 38
Chest: 41

After:
Waist: 32 1/2 
Hips: 36
Chest: 39 

I am still on denial when I look at those pictures. I still see myself fat and then I remember how I could only zip the zipper of that skirt in the picture half way and I still wore it and went to an event, because it was all I had to wear and "kind of fitted". pretty sad. now I can put 3 fingers between me and this skirt at the waist.
The skinniest of my jeans is not skinny anymore and all my shirts fit better than before my 3rd baby as far as I remember. I went from a size L to a size S and it is not tight. 
I find myself not trying to find at the store whatever fits but Whatever I love. I am being picky and it feels powerful to me. Not being limited is a great experience.

131 pounds on my scale

Week 15: I did very good that week. I boxed 4 hours and walked 1 hour. My clean eating and calories were pretty good.
I am starting to feel good about my boxing and my moves and being confident. I have been working on keeping my wrist aligned to my body to avoid injuries on my wrists.

Week 16: I was super tired and did pretty good on my diet but I  did not work out. I thought I would just relax and stay home but it was not relaxing at all and I ended up running around and doing things for everybody. Next time I will go boxing or leave the house and do something else for myself.

Food:
I have been adding more and more veggies and eating only wheat bread and brown rice. I cut out dairy products completely and replaced it by coconut milk and almond milk.
I added some CLA supplement but only one  pill a day.
I started drinking a wheat protein shake after my work outs.

Body:
I can finally see my ribs and my collar bones. My stomach is flatter but it is my problem area and will be the last place the fat will go away completely.  I have less muscles on my legs because I stopped walking everyday but it still looks good.
The middle of my back is getting muscles. I have for the first time of my life muscles on my butt. My shoulder muscles are starting to stand out and  I am getting the curves of a fit arm. See in the picture my right arm.
My waist in not anymore underneath my chest but at my waist. 
I am super happy how fit my body is transforming.
My goal is to be down to 128 pounds.

Fitness goals:
I want to start doing squats, lunges and sumo squats with weights  everyday to get stronger muscles on my legs because they are the biggest muscles on your body and burn most calories than other muscles.

I want to have more define arm muscles and do arm and shoulder exercises with 10 pounds weight on each arms everyday. I will use a You tube video.
Amazing abs so when I loose all the fat I will have a 6 pack. (my dream). Planking for 1 minute 5 times a day.

Kick boxing and boxing between 2 and 4 hours a week.

It seems like a lot but I am trying to "shock" my body to loose the last pounds and If I train my body hard enough I will get to a point where I will do less and stay fit.


I really encourage you to start exercising and eating more healthy. There is so much satisfaction in it. None in Cholesterol and diabetes that's for sure.
I am not being sponsored or seeking money from this journey or being a coach or anything. If you could be inspired and find the motivation to do it for yourself it would be amazing!
You can check my weight loss journey posts right here 

Thanks to my friend Dash Cox at AlignFiles for taking my body fat. I went from Being Obese to a healthy weight. He says that 2% body fat loss is a lot and he was kind enough to measure my body fat 4 months ago and last week.



11 comments:

FABBY'S LIVING said...

Isabelle, you look marvelous and, beautiful! Now, I want to lose 10 lbs and I'll be 130 too. Thanks and congrats.
FABBY

Mary Clewley said...

You look so pretty! I'm so touched by your transparency in sharing your weight and measurements. Most of us are kind of shy about that stuff! Great job. You look marvelous, darling! I started a couple of months ago after I had a hysterectomy. I am losing slowly--about a pound a week, but have lost an inch and a half off of my waist. Feels great!
Keep up the good work.
xoxo.

Debby said...

You look great. I can really tell the difference.

Steffy said...

woah you look great! It's so wonderful to see someone lose weight the healthy way not just starving themself or something, since that really only lasts short term.
xoxo
2 Girls and a Blog

Steffy said...

woah you look great! It's so wonderful to see someone lose weight the healthy way not just starving themself or something, since that really only lasts short term.
xoxo
2 Girls and a Blog

Trish Forant said...

Looking good as always!

Isabelle Thornton said...

You are doing amazing!! Keep it up!!! Thank you so much!

Isabelle Thornton said...

Thank you!

Isabelle Thornton said...

You can do it!! Thanks!

Isabelle Thornton said...

Thanks so much!! I believe in long term health :)

Isabelle Thornton said...

Thank you Trish!

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