I’d been through a few pregnancies, both successful and unsuccessful, in the last few years. In an effort to get through that process as quickly as I could, I’d neglected the baby weight. I’d put on 5-10 lbs with each pregnancy and now found myself at a fitness level I was uncomfortable and unfamiliar with. I wanted to take some control back of my life so I joined True Conditioning last year. Pilar had mentioned the challenge but I didn’t think it was for me – I had good eating habits (or so I thought). Yet I still wasn’t making huge progress. When the 2019 challenge rolled around, I thought why not give it a shot.
It was awesome! I’m a rule follower and work well within defined parameters so I didn’t find the guidelines very challenging at all. It is similar to how I normally eat but I saw where I had been sabotaging myself. Just making a few small tweaks in my diet made all the difference in the world. I lost 13 lbs during the challenge and another 4lbs in the month since it ended, since I’ve managed to keep it up. A couple of weeks ago I fit back into my favourite jeans that I haven’t worn in 6+ years. That was a triumphant moment 🙂
Anyone who’s considering this, my advice is – just do it. The sooner you stop thinking about and just start doing it, the sooner you’ll get to where you want to be.