|Left (2010)||Right (2014)|
|Heaviest weight||210 pounds lighter|
|Wearing a tight pair of jorts, size 32W||Wearing a well-fitting pair of khaki shorts in size 18W|
|Wearing a tight t-shirt, size 4x (30-32W)||Wearing a loose t-shirt, 1X (14-16W)|
|Aching lower back||Nope!|
|Aching knees||Only when it’s humid out.|
|Resting HR: 96 bpm||Resting HR: 58 bpm|
|Stairs? What are those?||Stairs? No problem!|
|Run? Are you f’n kidding me?||Run? Ok, sure. But only if I feel like it, or I’m being chased.|
|Average recumbent bike ride: 5 minutes||Average recumbent bike ride: 45-50 minutes|
|Sat on lab stool to teach all day long.||Stands up nearly all day to teach classes. Sits only when tired.|
|Mindless eater.||Mindful eater.|
|Physically miserable.||Most days, physically good. Some days achy, but this is because weight is shifting around.|
|Self-critical and self-loathing.||Gentler, kinder to myself. More forgiving. Learning to love the me I have always been. 🙂|
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