I haven't weighed myself in years. I KNEW I gained too much weight when my clothes stopped fitting me, and I had to buy new ones. I didn't get rid of my entire wardrobe; everything is packed and in storage right now.
I vowed I would not get on the scale because the number just didn't matter. My goal was to get back into my clothes in storage. Well, today I was getting ready to ship a package and in order to estimate the cost, I needed to know how much it weighed. I only have a digital scale that counts weight, body fat, etc. so in order to actually weigh the item, I had to get on the scale without, then with, the item and find the difference. It was HEARTBREAKING.
I have run nearly 70 miles this month, have tried eating better (I did great the first couple weeks, but KIND OF fell off the wagon lately - but not bad), and I've been drinking more water than before. Oh, and I'm also lifting weights too. SO, with all that I thought I would have been down about 8 pounds from where I am right now. I'm so sad.
I'm short and very tiny-framed. I should weigh about 112-120.
I think that it was a good thing that I stepped on the scale though. I think it was kind of like a slap of reality right in the face! I am typing this as I sit on the couch (I already ran my 5 miles today) with my PLAIN water next to me. I am going to set NEW goals for myself.
From now on, I am going to drink at least 72 ounces of PLAIN WATER. Also, since night time eating is sabotaging my weight-loss, I will be going to bed around 8:30 instead of 11:30.
I vow to lose 20 pounds before I leave for my half marathon in Ft. Myers on 3/6/11.
MY VERY OWN TWENTY POUND CHALLENGE!!! (I'll be happy with 15, but I think if I stick to my plan, I can do 20. That's five weeks to lose 20 pounds - 4 pounds a week.
I need a 14,000 calorie deficit each week. How do I do that? Well, that's impossible considering I need 1568 calories per day to maintain my weigh, which is 10,977 calories the entire week. So, in order to do that I would have to not eat all week AND burn 431 calories per day for 7 days....NO WAY!!
I did watch Dr. Oz yesterday though. Did you read about the guy who says to do squats after you eat, pig out once a week, and take a cold bath for 10 minutes 3 times a week in order to lose weight?
Oh please help me Jesus!