30-Day Get Lean in 2018 Challenge Day 20: The Power of Recording Your Progress

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Wake up, kick ass, repeat! (Image: Kristen Schellenberg / LIVESTRONG.COM)

You. Are. Killing. It.

Now it's time to step back and check in with yourself about your amazing progress.

Two-thirds of the way through, it's the perfect day to weigh in and take your current measurements. As you step on that scale, notice how much more confident you feel. Why is that? It's because you made healthy changes that are going to benefit you so many ways.

Today is also a great opportunity to reflect on how these healthy lifestyle changes have made you feel. Try jotting down some notes or taking a moment to journal about the past 20 days doing the Get Lean Challenge.

Consider what's been easy versus what's been difficult. Write about how your journey has affected your sleep, energy level and self-confidence. What impact has it had on your personal life and maybe even your career?

It's not easy to challenge yourself to make healthier choices and be consistently active, so be proud of what you have accomplished. Tracking your food as well as your personal development helps you to be more mindful about the decisions you make when it comes to your health.

Many people in our community have found incredible success when using LIVESTRONG.COM’s free MyPlate Calorie Tracker — available on desktop and for iOS and Android devices — and you, too, will surely see all that hard work pay off in the form of your results.

Keep visualizing your goals — write them down and take a look at them each week. But also use today to recognize how far you've come and how much closer you are to achieving your next goal. Smile and enjoy whatever progress you have made. Whether baby steps or huge leaps, we're rooting for you.

How to Join the 30-Day Get Lean Challenge:

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