Advocare: The Final Verdict

The time for my review of the 24 Day Advocare Challenge has arrived. Brace yourself, this is going to be a long post!

To remind you, my pre-Advocare measurements & weight are below:

Waist: 39 inches
Hips: 50 inches
Chest: 42 inches
Arm: 15 inches
Stomach: 45.5 inches
Thigh: 25 inches
Weight: 243 pounds

How are things looking post-Challenge? Let’s see…

Waist: 38 inches
Hips: 48 inches
Chest: 43.5 inches
Arm: 15 inches
Stomach: 43.5 inches
Thigh: 24 inches
Weight: 237 pounds

Total lost? 6 inches and 6 pounds. We won’t count the chestal region since that seems to fluctuate like crazy on me for some reason.

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Advocare: Day Twenty-Three & Twenty-Four

Today is officially the last day of the Advocare Challenge. I’ll do my final weigh-in/measurements tomorrow as I completely forgot this morning. Our car broke down while heading to a Super Bowl party on Sunday (Jason told me he didn’t want to drive because the car was acting funny, I insisted, so naturally it broke down… And we ran over a nail as an added bonus. Take on $200 for a new tire to the breakdown b.s. Grrr). Continue reading

Advocare: Day Twenty-Two

Tuesday will be my last day of the Advocare Challenge & I’m really looking forward to being able to have a normal breakfast instead of the meal replacement shakes. They taste good, but they are not filling and at 220ish calories I think I would prefer to have my eggs and spinach every day instead. Continue reading

Advocare: Day Twenty-One

555 calories burnt. That’s how I kicked off the day, plus weights. I was looking at my thighs while on one of the weight machines and noticed that they really have shrunk a ton. It feels really good to notice changes like that. Granted, smaller thighs aren’t going to help me fit into my wedding dress properly, but I can’t really judge the size of my back fat appropriately since I can’t really see it on a regular basis. Continue reading

Advocare: Day Twenty

Day 20 and things are looking good. 236.8 pounds this morning after a 60 minute/603 calorie burning treadmill session last night. I celebrated by trying on my wedding dress, because that is a reward for me these days. It is soooo close to fitting, if I could just find a way to harness these boobs of mine in. I think I’m going to going to order my longline bra this week so I can see if that makes a difference at all in the way it fits. Continue reading