I'm not brave enough to post "before" pictures of myself (also, I stink at taking pictures into a mirror anyway) like Kristen, but here are my start-up stats:
Code Name: Flabbyberry
Tag Line: Wholesome is as wholesome shreds.
Current weight: 135 (so says Wii Fit).
Goal: Wear pants, buttoned, without unsightly muffin-top or angry red welts (seriously. ouch).
Diet Plan: Nothing in particular--just be sensible. Be cognizant of portion sizes and sugar intake (my particular Achilles heels).
Rules: No eating after 8 p.m. Only one latte/week (I can't stand the sugar-free kind).
Shred Plan: Starting with Level One daily, 3-lb. hand weights. Plus: power vinyasa yoga, 75 minutes, twice a week.
Off to do my first workout!
... pant ... pant ... gasp ... jiggle ...
OK, I'm back (wasn't that SO EASY!). Actually, it was very hard, but I got through it, more or less. It's short. Even though each individual segment feels crazy long (case in point: push-ups) you really don't do anything for more than a minute or two. (But you know those two minutes are tough when hitting the floor for crunches feels like a nice break.)
Comfortably zipped non-mom jeans: HERE I COME.