‘Up for the Challenge’: Final week

Congrats to everyone who finished the New Years Challenge! If you’re anything like me you are feeling great. I did the Holiday Challenge AND the New Years Challenge and I’m so excited to share my final results with you!

I’ve lost 15 lbs total (5 shy of my goal of 20 which I’m still working towards)!

The last 5 pounds are notorious for being the hardest to lose but I am not giving up! Hopefully in the next month or two I will be at my goal weight. Even more exciting than my weight loss is my measurements. This month I lost 1.5 inches from my waist, 1.5 inches from my hips, 1.25 inches from my thighs and ¼ inch from my arms. That makes my total loss (from Dec. & Jan.) 3.5 inches from my waist, 2 ¾ from my hips, 2 inches from my thighs, and 1 inch from my arms. I am blown away by these results! My waist hasn’t been this small since college and I have Dancers Shape to thank for whittling it!

When we were taking this “after” photo Jennifer was helping me pick an outfit and I automatically told her I wear a size medium. She told me “No you’re a small now!” It felt so good to hear that and when I tried the clothes on she was right. It’s great to see all my hard work paying off.

I am feeling great, and now that I’ve been going to so many Dancers Shape classes I’m officially addicted!

I’m going to keep going at least 3 times a week because I love the classes, instructors & atmosphere so much. I also want to thank the women I see in class every week who have been so encouraging and supportive! I really understand why they call Dancers Shape a family now, and I appreciate it so much. See you in class!


About the Author

Laura is not a doctor or a dietician and this is only a plan for her. If you’re thinking of beginning a new exercise or diet plan, check with a doctor first to get some guidelines on what will work best for you and your goals.

Laura is an Austinite who enjoys fitness, food & fashion. She graduated from the University of Texas Advertising Master’s program and works as a consultant. She loves cooking, exploring Austin & her boxer dog Rufus.