Hi everyone, I had a success story posted in Mark's Daily Apple success stories, but for some reason he didnt post my proper after pic so I thought I'd put it here...together.jpg
A couple of "In the making" pictures for you all...
I've been Primal now for 4 months (80/20 on food), exercising and playing in line with the PB recommendations.
My goal is to go from a skinny (but by no means fit) person, to a healthy, fit, lean and muscular body by the end of the year.
Progress has been slow but solid. I've gained 8lb of (mostly) muscle and improved my strength and fitness a lot. I'm currently at my heaviest ever weight of 152lb, which I'm pretty happy about, and I feel great. Not sure the pictures really show a massive difference but there's definite changes in body composition.
More details of what I've been doing and extra photos on my journal, so here are some of the latest pics (before on left, after on right)...
Wow Jane! That's a fantastic result, you must be well happy!
EIO, definite changes going on, especially in the shoulders!
Jane, awesome overall, but especially what an AMAZING difference in your chin! Like, a totally different person!
5'4" 39yo mother to five sweeties & married to their AMAZING DaddyGrok
Current Weight: 175lb__________________________________Goal: 135lb
Deadlift: 240lb________________________________________Back Squat: 165lb
Bench: 130lb__________________________________________Pre ss: 85lb
***Winning a 20-year war against binge eating disorder***
I don't have any bikini pics or anything, but I do have some in-progress photos that show a considerable difference.
This is me in 2007, pushing 200lbs - the heaviest I have EVER been.
After multiple crash diets, I managed to lose 30lbs in 2009:
And stalled out. More crash diets; some weight loss, but gained it all back as soon as I went back to eating normal. Been primal for one month, and have lost an additional 15lbs:
I still have a ways to go, but I see HUGE improvement already! Especially in my face and upper midsection. Plus a lot more muscle tone overall. I may actually get up the guts to get some bikini shots for comparison in the future.
Last edited by Meegads; 05-08-2012 at 11:08 PM.
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Meegads - your links don't lead me to any pictures. Not sure if it's the same for everyone but I can't see them.
Here is some progress pics I thought I would share. I had lost 30lbs back in 2010 and posted before and afters then I got pregnant. So here I was again this was Christmas 2011 I was 231 here and I am the one in red.
Here I am at 204 and I would say I have another 40lbs to go.
my Primal journal : http://www.marksdailyapple.com/forum...-momofredheads
my food blog http://iamhungrywhatsfordinner.blogspot.com/
SW 231 as of 1/1/2012
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Englishman in OZ-Great work! I can see a big difference! My husband is similar to your before pics, and he's just 6 weeks in and starting to gain a bit of muscle. What did you do to gain 8 lbs.? We're trying to put some weight on hubby.
FastJane-You look great! Like a new woman!
Last edited by PrimalJes; 05-08-2012 at 11:48 AM.