Less Wobble More Wiggle

This is the first time I have created a plan for myself to follow based on what I have learnt from books, other plans I have followed and what I know about my own personality. It has not been an easy ride over these last few weeks but despite tonsillitis, an ear infection, lack of sleep and a ridiculously busy time at work I pushed through. I didn’t manage to complete as many workouts as I had planned but I did manage to stick to my healthy eating plan for about 95% of the time.

I am pleased with the progress I have made. I have shed a few pounds, lost a few inches and my wobbly bits are definitely less wobbly than they were when I started.


FAT LOSS STAGE Start Stage 1 End Stage 1
WEIGHT lbs 135 lbs 132 lbs
WEIGHT St/oz 9st 9oz 9st 6oz
CHEST 35″ 34″
WAIST 27.5″ 26.5″
HIPS 37.5″ 36.5″
LEFT THIGH 21.5″ 21″
RIGHT CALF 13.5″ 12.5″
LEFT CALF 13.5″ 12.5″
LEFT UPPER ARM 11.5″ 11″
CLOTHES SIZE 10 / 12 10

Now I am moving onto Stage 2. The Sculpt and Tone Stage. I will continue with carb cycling. Eating carbs only after workouts. My workouts will include Yoga and Pilates a couple of times a week and 3 or 4 sessions of resistance/weight bearing circuits to start to build a little muscle.

I think it will be much easier to stick to this stage of the plan as I now have some time off work over the Summer which makes it easier to fit in time at the gym. I am also walking 5+  miles two or three times a week to continue my training for the Shine Marathon at the end of September.

I will continue to record my activities in my Thrive Journal which I will post each week.

Thanks for reading.


Melanie xxxx

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