One Pound lost is what you make it!
Sunday, April 17, 2011
Sometimes losing just one pound at weigh-in seems miniscule, especially if you worked your socks off, and especially if you've just started out like me and you're stuck on only 7 pounds gone so far out of 50 that I want to lose.
But really if you look at it, one pound of fat is more than you think. I found this great visual model of 1 pound of fat. Think about this being gone next time you "only" lose one pound.
Think about losing 5 of those. Your first five or your last five. That's a lot! We all have to start somewhere and before you know it they start to add up.
One pound of fat gone x seven can seem miniscule if I let it. But really I feel so much better now.
I can climb the hill and keep talking because I'm not out of breath!
My butt is a little less flabby and my workout tights are actually for workouts (not because my pants are too tight) and I look good in them because I feel good!
I've lost two inches in my waste line!
Seven of these are GONE!
One pound of fat is a lot. Its all in how you look at it. Its all about small changes adding up, a pound here a pound there adds up!
Everyone starts with that first pound lost. Every day is striving for that next pound lost. I like the idea of working for one pound instead of all 50.
I've had trouble finding suitable rewards for myself, but this visual of one pound of fat GONE is a super visual reward for me.
I will never dis one pound of fat again!
And remember, one pound of muscle takes up less space!