Wednesday, April 29, 2009

Before and Current

Some of my friends on Facebook were wanting pictures of my "progress" so far. As of last night I have lost 36 pounds!!! Hopefully I'm not done yet! :)

Here's me at Christmas in FL with the kids shortly before I began down this path on Jan. 6....

And here's one from tonight...


Torina said...

Wow. You look AMAZING!!! Keep up the hard work!!

Jess Tryon said...

Lookin' good! Well done!

Way to go Lisa! You look great.

Great job Lisa! I need to get going on this. You are doing great.

Are you coming near here this summer? Would love to meet you!

That is AWESOME!! You look amazing!

Julie said...


You look AWESOME!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Karen said...

one hot mama!!!! I have lost 32lbs since jan 5th, but it isnt as noticable on me! Keep up the good work!

Lisa said...

Thanks all! I appreciate it! :) I have much more I still want to lose, but am on my way! :)
Jessica, yes, we'll be in Clearwater June 11-July 6. We'll be in Orlando area from June 26-29. I think we're going to Seaworld Monday the 29 th with Brandi but not sure??? Would LOVE to get together!!! We're going to do a day at Give Kids, probably the 27th. We're renting a house, with a pool! Maybe you could come hang. :) Fun!
Karen - awesome job!!! I know how much work that is! :) I started Jan 6, so we're right there together! Congrats!!!!

Sara said...

Congratulations! I am so impressed by your dedication. You look great!!!

You look SO good!!! I am so proud of you. :)

I started at just about the same time but I am only down 26lbs... I seem to be a bit "stuck" here, although I have kicked up by work out a bunch and am hoping to lose more.

You look wonderful!! :)

Lisa said...

E, Thanks! Have you hit a plateau?? I've had two that were SO frustrating! With both I found I actually wasn't eating enough calories. If you are working out more you may need to eat more protein??? Or give yourself at least a day of rest each week too, those worked for me at least.
You are still doing AWESOME! And remember, it's "easy" for me right now because I have LOTS to lose, once I get down to the last 30 or so I predict it will be much harder! My ultimate goal is about 74 total, so I still have 37 more! :)

maureen said...

Wow! I can totally see the difference. Isn't it amazing how much more energy you feel also? I am just starting to try to get healthy again, I need to lighten up on my knees so I can run after the toddlers.

Keep up the great work!


Lisa said...

Yes, even just the first week I felt better than I had in a LONG time! Not wanting to just sit on the couch, no more "tired eyes", just felt great, and loving how it continues... :) I'm also having fun buying clothes! :)

Mandy said...

WOW! Congrats. I love your blog.

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