Tuesday, April 30, 2013

Shut Up and Squat!

I decided to challenge myself and join the bandwagon for the 30 day squat challenge. I've been complaining for a year now that I need to get in shape and back to pre-baby weight but I don't do anything about it! Am still 10 lbs over my normal weight and I can't seem to shake them off. With the boys the weight came off so easy and before no time I was back to my pre-baby weight, but with Dahlia it has been a bit more challenging for me. Maybe it's because am getting older, my metabolism has slowed or maybe I just don't have any good healthy habits since am always on the go. Whatever it is or whatever my excuses may be, now I just need to shut up and squat!

The challenge is: Get your bootie/legs in shape 
(FYI-those are my major problems!)


Here are the easy follow by instructions:




To encourage and really push me to keep this challenge I will be sharing photo updates that's my incentive to keep going, making it public.....To start I've posted a photo of me at 38 weeks pregnant (my heaviest ever! which is photo on the left) and a photo of me right now (that's the photo on right). I've weight the same for a year now! NO loss or gained weight since Dahlia was about 1 1/2 months:


Although I was very hesitant to do this I felt it was something that I have to do because I don't want to look like a quitter to the whole world. Plus I figured it might encourage someone else to also try the challenge too :)

Wish me luck!

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6 comments:

  1. My friend just posted this and I thought since a new month starts tomorrow that I should join in! Cant wait to see the progress!

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  2. Ooh I like this, I may need to challenge myself to this as well.

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  3. Amazing weight loss and Really...squat challenge. You just had to throw in that line about being a quitter didn't you?!?! Okay squat challenge- I am in. I had a baby 11 months ago and luckily quickly returned to my normal weight BUT I discovered baking and now it is creeping UP! Time to get busy on the body!! Thanks for sharing at the Hump day hop!

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  4. Stopping by from The PLUS party! Thanks for stopping by :) I'm following via BlogLovin. Hope you have a great week (BTW, you look great in your after picture! Thanks for the exercise tips)

    Stacey
    Gluedtomycrafts.blogspot.com

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  5. This is fantastic!! What a great idea! :) Please check out our latest project... Do hope you will join in! We'd LOVE your creative contributions! Go here... http://modernhippiemomma.blogspot.com/2013/04/may-is-for-all-women-project-post-1.html
    Thanks for participating in the SHOWIN SOME LOVE HUMP DAY BLOG HOP! :)
    Following you now!
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