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Day 139 - Making the Move

Friday, April 17, 2015

It's almost done! We are finalizing the escrow on the sale of the Sacramento house, and tomorrow we will rent a UHaul truck to bring the remaining furniture and the fridge in the garage up to the lake. It has certainly been an adventure!

I had a great workout this morning. Having the higher intensity really gets me going in the morning.

As I get closer to the goal weight that SP set for me when I started, I'm realizing that my actual goal weight may need to be a little lower. I want to shoot for a body fat percentage below 18%, and I'm at 19.5% right now (depending on the accuracy of our digital scale). For the first time in my life, I feel like having a "ripped" body is actually possible (even at my age)! The workouts have helped give me confidence, and the muscles that are trying to peek through tell me that I can do it. I even feel like I could pull off a pair of skinny jeans!

Did I mention that the jeans I'm wearing today are a 33" waist?

Have a great weekend, and an AWESOME Friday!
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  • no profile photo CD13918443
    Impressive progress, Steve. Way to go!
    2292 days ago
    18% body fat goal - WOW! You are doing are doing great with 19.5%. I know you can do it.
    2296 days ago
    2296 days ago
    Good for you!!!Keep up the good work!! emoticon
    2296 days ago
  • no profile photo JEANNETTE59
    emoticon so glad that the Sacramento house is a done deal.

    And look at you pushing your workouts up a level, just in time for summer emoticon
    2296 days ago
    So glad to hear the good house news! Soon it will all be behind you and you can get all comfy in your new home! Awesome!
    And Mr Skinny Jeans...you are sure going to get there, too! Fantastic!
    Wishing you a great, safe weekend, my dear friend! Will be thinking of you and Steve
    as you wrap up this chapter and begin a new one!
    Much Love, Big Hugs & Happiness!
    2296 days ago
  • RHOOK20047
    I can't even remember when I wore a 33" waist and I doubt that I will ever see that, but congrats, what an accomplishment. Sounds like this has been a great journey for you and so glad you are young enough to utilize a tight fit body yet. At my age, all i can hope for is to extend my days a bit longer and feel better while I am doing it. Great job and congrats on finalizing the escrow on the house in Sacramental. Have a great weekend and enjoy it!
    2296 days ago
    Congrats! Happy sparking!
    2296 days ago
    CONGRATS on all of your success! You are really doing it! You are gonna give some young whippersnappers a run for their money lol.....

    Keep up the good work, and I hope your moving weekend goes very smooth!

    2296 days ago
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