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The Tale of the Tape

Thursday, August 20, 2009


How to measure your keister on camera and fail basic math! Oh, and it's my month in review post.
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  • EMMASMART
    The moral of the story I think, Is that while that is informative... It is clearly time for a new belt...

    Emma
    3723 days ago
  • SUZYQS1
    Neat video-congrats-You are really smart
    3737 days ago
  • KUNGFOOD
    AWESOME. Thanks for the post... you look fantastic!
    3740 days ago
  • LAB-LOVER
    This is great -- it's the first one I've actually been able to watch! (my difficulties not the video). And LOOK! Just LOOK at those collarbones.

    Good call on the 5K yesterday. It was a miserable experience in the heat/humidity. I added about 3 minutes to my last time!

    -LL
    3742 days ago
  • ALLIEDRAGONFLY
    You're awesome.
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    3742 days ago
  • NYAYNE
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    Great news from the tape measure. You go girl. You just proved that the scale is not the only way to measure success. As fat is replaced by muscle the scale moves slower while the tape tells the real story.

    A note on the belt. I knew dancers that always wore a thin belt under their clothes next to the skin to keep tabs on weight/size and over eating. They would graze all day on healthy snacks but would never eat enough in one sitting to feel bloated. These we muscular young women that were fit and trim.
    3743 days ago

    Comment edited on: 8/22/2009 9:13:51 AM
  • WOLFKITTY
    Yaaaaaaaaaaaaay!! I was smiling so big while watching this! HEheee. And my husband walked into the room so he got to see what you look like too (since I'm always talking about you)! LOL!!

    This is a really neato monthly review! I absolutely LOVED the part where you were looking at your current measurement and comparing to where it used to be - looking at that STRETCH of measuring tape is a really really neat visual! I'm going to have to go try it out myself!

    And, I think that I'm going to make something that's the same length and add it to my vision collage bulletin board to remind me of how far I've come! GREAT way to measure beyond the scale!

    You rock - AS ALWAYS Janet!
    Heart ya,
    Jocelyn
    3744 days ago
  • MS.ELENI
    Great blog.You are always an inspiration.Makes me believe I can do it. emoticon
    3744 days ago
  • QUEENOTHEFOREST
    Yep great motivation. Especially when the dreaded plateau descends. Or worse. My scale is going the wrong way this week. Ayeeee. After all my earlier success I have let myself get hooked on sugar again. I'm going to keep focusing on the positive. And the overall positive. Just as you suggest.

    Good stuff
    Thanks
    3744 days ago
  • LIV2RIDE
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    I love that you aren't a slave to the scale. You are doing an amazing job. Keep up the hard work.
    3744 days ago
  • GEE-KNEE
    That is so cool how much slack is in that belt. It's cute that you make little excel spread sheets and then graph it. I agree a nice graph does put things into perspective. I like the chart that my Wii Fit makes because I see the downward trends even when the weight goes up and down. It looks like a little scatter plot.

    best,
    jeannie
    R>
    3744 days ago
  • ADVENTURE-GIRL
    Great video! Thanks for sharing your thoughts on measuring. I usually hate to measure b/c I can't find the tape measure, or whatever, but you're right its a good indicator of progress. I checked out your page, WOW, you are doing great, you are such an inspiration. Congrats on all your success!
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    3745 days ago
  • MARCHMAID
    You are justifiably proud of yourself! How tall are you?
    3745 days ago
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