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Trying not to get frustrated....

Tuesday, October 06, 2009

I just got back on track a week ago. I had 5 great eating days last week and 2 so-so days over the weekend. We traveled and that made things difficult. I deferred my WI to this morning to give me a day to get re-hydrated and back on track with my eating. I hop on the scale this morning before my workout and lo and behold I'm the exact same weight I was a week ago. That's primarily discouraging because I was hoping that at least a few of those pounds were water weight and would come right off just by getting all my water in. I'm trying not to get too discouraged and I am focusing on the good things like...

1. I have gotten up early and exercised 6 out of the last 7 days.
2. I'm drinking all of my water and my complexion looks great.
3. I'm eating lots of healthy fruits and vegetables.
4. I'm sleeping better - like a rock until that alarm goes off and no trouble falling asleep or with any insomnia in the middle of the night.
5. I just feel better in general.

So, I'm not going to let that darn scale get the better of me. I'm planning to do even better this weekend with my eating and hope that I start to feel results in how my clothes fit and on that scale pretty soon.
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  • IFDEEVARUNS2
    Wow! I'm reading loads of positives here, so just hang in. Those pounds will come off.
    4119 days ago
  • RUNNINGREENGIRL
    (::hugs:: i'm the poster child for this so i feel your frustration.)
    4119 days ago
  • no profile photo CD2948406
    I agree, focus on other results other than the scale. You made a clear list of them here and you should be very proud of what you have been able to do. Keep the good working going!
    4122 days ago
  • RUTHDEE2000
    Be proud of yourself...all things come in time.
    4122 days ago
  • BLUEANGELLK
    You have been successful. Look at all the things you HAVE done this week!You should be very proud of yourself! These are all big things to accomplish in one week !!!
    4122 days ago
  • PINKIEB1
    Don't let the scale get you down! It's good you are focusing on what you're doing right, and how good you feel. It will happen!!
    4122 days ago
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