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My Progress on Jillian Michael's Program

Today was a good day. It didn't start out so great as we found this morning some teenagers thought it would be fun to play baseball with our mail box. My day however did get better. I've been on Jillian's program now for two weeks. The workouts are intense but worth it. I love the challenge of a good workout but most importantly I LOVE TO SEE THE GREAT RESULTS of my hard work! I weighed in this morning and lost just under 2lbs for a total of 4lbs in two weeks and in one week I lost 1" from my waist and 1.5 " from my hips. I'm well on my way to losing the 25 lbs!

This is my 'new' before picture.
I'm 148 lbs down from 152 and have
lost 1.5" from hips and 1" from my waist.
My goal is to reach 125 - 130 lbs. 


I have been doing my Jillian Workouts at the gym so there are no distractions (like cleaning the house or doing laundry).  A young guy  (20's is young for me considering I'll be 41 next month) was working out near me and mentioned he noticed how hard I was working. He said my workout looked intense. My response to him: "If I'm going to workout I'm going to make it count".  At the end of my workout I wished him a good day and he said: "Your workout looked really intense. I'm really impressed!" That made my day coming from someone who looks to be about half my age :) Pay it forward! If you see someone working hard mention it to them and say good work! It may just make their day. It sure made mine.

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Mini Blizzards

Genius


Mini blizzards are great when you want something sweet on occasion but don't want to kill yourself with tons of calories (there are still more calories in a mini blizzard compared to a cup of carrot sticks however).  This PB cup Mini Blizzard was perfect size and hit the spot.

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