Well, as many of you know, today was our 5 week testing at Farrell's. The big half way point. I had every intention of walking out the doors when the scale didn't move in a downward direction. ( The coaches, however had NO intention of letting me do that!!) So here are my results:
Weight: SAME!!! Not one pound lost in 5 WEEKS - ugh.
Body fat: 36.3 % - That's DOWN 3.3 % !!!!!!
Inches lost: 4.25 - 2 of which was from my waist, 2 from my hips!
Push ups: 35 - more than DOUBLE what I could do 5 weeks ago!!
Sit ups: 28 - nearly TRIPLE what I could do 5 weeks ago!!!
Mile run: 10.5 minutes - that's ONE FULL MINUTE LESS that 5 weeks ago!!!
All in all, success. The weight thing still boggles the mind, but all the trainers assure me that it's normal, especially in women. But with all the other numbers going in the right direction, I have decided to stay on for the full 10 weeks, and do so with a much better attitude! Something is working - and I will choose to believe the staff when they tell me that from this point on things will happen much faster and that the lbs should start dropping. So do I feel like Wonder Woman yet? Not quite, but I know that I'm a lot closer than I was 5 weeks ago.
p.s. I'm glad I didn't have to heat Laura's big speech that she had all prepared for me - something about "how could I commit to our salon if I couldn't commit to a 10 week gym program...?" She may have had a point!