(Closed) Non-Scale Victories

posted 5 years ago in Fitness
Post # 3
2685 posts
Sugar bee

That is awesome!  Keep up the good work!  My victory is also clothing-related.  I lost over 40lbs after college, and several months into my journey I was helping my mom clean out some old stuff.  My mom was really slim when she was my age and I was never able to wear her cool vintage clothes because I was a size 10 throughout high school and college.  She still saved them and as I looked through these clothes, I realized that they now fit me because I’ve lost so much weight.  I’m actually wearing one of her vintage belts today.

Post # 4
4495 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: October 2013

One of my victories is when I fit into a pair of jeans that I used to wear in high school. I couldn’t believe it!

Post # 5
2055 posts
Buzzing bee

I was able to do this hardcore (for me) kickboxing routine from start to finish. I am pretty proud of my sad, out-of-shape self. πŸ˜€

@adoc86:  Nice! That’s one of my goals. Not sure if it’ll ever happen, but I’m still hoping that one day I’ll slip them on “accidentally” and be pleasantly surprised. 

Post # 6
1060 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: October 2012

I have gone from being able to do maybe 15 pushups on my knees to being able to do over 50, and I can now do toe pushups too (I’m at about 30 right now!) I was always a weakling so it feels great to feel strong !!

Post # 7
2564 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: November 2013

Yay you!  That is awesome. πŸ˜€

Non-scale victory?  When I held up my arm to Fiance last night and there was muscle and I wasn’t even flexing…haha.

Post # 8
1409 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: February 2009

I can run 3 miles without stopping πŸ™‚

Post # 10
2959 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: May 2014

I put on some weight after my really bad car accident last year. Thanks to calorie-cycling, I am getting back to my normal weight! Not only are my clothes now fitting me much better, but my strength is increasing and I can do more physical activities with ease. My knees also do not hurt as much! Priceless!


Post # 12
104 posts
Blushing bee

I had an awesome swim yesterday…60 laps in 80 minutes with some hardcore kicking sets. It’s cool to look back a few months to when I was doing 45 minute swims and couldn’t do more than 10 laps without a rest to see how much more my body is capable of.

Post # 13
4524 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: September 2014

We didn’t eat out all weekend and everything I cooked was healthy πŸ™‚

Post # 14
13096 posts
Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: July 2010

I’ve been losing weight too and recently was able to switch my shorts out for the smaller size that I’d previously grown out of!

Post # 15
6215 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: August 2013 - The Liberty House

woohoo! I had one recently, I was so excited that I called my Fiance, my mom, and two of my friends and told them haha. In February, I couldn’t wear any of my dress pants, which was annoying because I wanted them for my dance classes with Fiance. At the end of March, I could fit into the larger of the two sizes of pants in my closet, and I was happy about that. But then, a couple of weeks ago (beginning of May), I put the smaller size on for kicks and they fit perfectly. I was soooo happy.

Post # 16
6189 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: March 2019

I ran 10k for charity yesterday, despite an epic stitch and an asthma attack I did it!

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