I always like seeing other people’s progress pictures, so I decided back when I started this journey that I would take pictures every month to have my own set of pictures to look back over and share.
I bought an outfit that was a size smaller than I was wearing when I started my weight loss journey, so they were very tight on me. I always take my pictures when the clothes are freshly washed so that they don’t look baggy just from being worn.
“Baggy” ha! Today was the first time I noticed the shirt is actually a little loose in spots. When I took the first pictures it was skin tight. *grin* Now the shirt is still too tight for me to wear out anywhere, but it is comfortable enough for me to workout in.
Beginning Front View – 231.0 lbs
5 months later, front – 209.0 lbs
-22.0 lbs so far
Beginning Side View – 231.0 lbs.
5 months later, side – 209.0 lbs
-22.0 lbs so far
You can see the month by month progress here. I was super busy in September, so I didn’t take pictures that month. I try and take them during the same couple of days each month so that there are pretty much the same number of weeks between each shot.
So, while my weightloss journey has been a slow one at least I do see changes that coincide with how much better I am feeling now compared to 5 months ago. It’s encouraging and revealing all at once to see these photos. I am encouraged that I’ve come so far, and I see where there is still more work to be done.
Have a great weekend!
Wow, Leah, that is a big difference!! You are so pretty! That last pix really shows how much has come off your tummy and backside. I am so looking forward to reaching 209! I am really happy for you.
I can definitely seen the difference Leah! Aren't pictures a great motivation? You are doing fantastic!
Oh, big difference! You're quite a cutie.
There really is a tremondous difference between those shots. You are just smaller in every area. Your shoulders, your torso, your legs – everything!!
The rate of loss doesn't matter at all when you can see this kind of progress from just 20+ pounds!
Have a great Sunday!
Thanks for the great comments you guys. You're so kind! 🙂
Yay for you! I should take pictures, but just don't seem to get it done. That and I don't always have access to someone taking my picture! lol
Sunflower – It's a timer on my camera…and the piano just happens to be a good height to set the camera on. 🙂
WOW Leah – you look fantastic! What a HUGE difference! Amazing — keep up the fantastic job you are doing!
Fantastic progress, Leah! You must feel GREAT. I know it's a small thing, but look how your palms face toward your body now and not backward, because your arms are resting more comfortably at your sides. I remember noting that change in myself.
Nancy..I hadn't thought about the palms.. I looked again at them. What a great observation! Thanks. ~Leah