Progress pics

Now that I’m down 22 pounds (15 in the competition), I decided it was time to drag out the old “before” photo and post a current one. I put on the same exact outfit and everything. Now pretend you see a difference.

Before:

 

After:

 

(I forgot to take a side pic in the pink sweater, but both of these are from today.)

The good news: I do see a significant difference in the side-view photos. The bad: The front views look nearly identical, except for maybe a slighly smaller chin.

Oh well, I feel a difference, and I’m fairly sure I see a difference in the mirror. Eventually the camera will catch up!

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About Kristen K

My life has always been pretty darn fantastic--except for one thing: my weight. Not too long ago, I tipped the scale at 283 pounds. I'd gain some, lose some and gain some right back, and I was so frustrated. When I saw a notice for a Biggest Loser-style contest in my local paper, I applied on the spot and I felt like I won the lottery when I found out I was one of the five contestants chosen. We worked out four times a week with trainers and followed a clean eating diet, and my life completely transformed. I've lost more than 60 pounds and I'm feeling confidence for the first time in my life. I'm 29 years old with a great husband, a rewarding job, two adorable dogs and fantastic friends. Weight loss continues to be a struggle now that the contest has ended, but this time I know that I can do it and I'm fully committed. This blog has seved as an accountability tool as I journey from a happy, but fat, person to a happy and confident person. And for the first time in my life, I'm no longer putting it off until tomorrow. This time, I'm starting this minute.
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7 Responses to Progress pics

  1. Michelle Your Favorite Trainer! says:

    I’m so proud of you! You are looking pretty skinny already….WOW! It’s amazing what 22lbs missing looks like! I promise you whatever the outcome is of this contest I will continue to train you for free until you reach your goal! I want you to be an inspiration and testiment(I think that’s spelled wrong) to others that want to reach a weight loss goal. I’m so happy you are my contestant…I’m so excited to see the finishing touches! Keep it up!

  2. Melissa says:

    Ok, side view: I see a huge difference! And the front view – I see a waist forming! 🙂 I am SO proud of you! Inspiring me as well. 🙂

  3. Melissa says:

    Wow! Just read Michelle’s comment – TAKE HER UP ON IT! 🙂

  4. Valerie says:

    Congrats! I can tell a difference, especially in the side view. The other night when I saw you and Jon, you were wearing a black sweater, so it was hard to tell, but you have definitely lost a noticeable amount.

  5. Juju says:

    I see more slack in the middle from the front view as well as a very noticeable difference in the side view. I think you are doing a great job! Keep it up!

  6. Mom says:

    You look beautiful! So proud of you!

  7. CBL says:

    Found your blog through a H&F post. Just wanted to comment that you look great and I definitely see difference in the straight on photo! You are carrying much less bulk through your shoulders and chest. I never thought of shoulders of being indicative of weight loss, but the more I lose, the more I am loving the shape of my flat, square shoulders instead of my old rounded ones.
    Keep it up, girl!!

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