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FRUSTRATION!


Monday, July 18, 2011

Good Morning Spark Friends! I just need to vent a little bit today. LOL! I've really been having a tough time lately with getting frustrated over what I see on the scale every Sunday because, it's literally 4 pounds down one week, 2 pounds up the next week and it goes on and on and on! I can tell a difference in my clothes, for instance my work dress pants that were a little snug on me are now fitting much better and they're even getting a little baggy which makes me feel like I must be losing inches. Although, I'm NOT exercising as much as I need to be, so I wonder how I'm losing those inches??? I want to keep going and get to my goal weight, but I've realized that it's going to take me much longer than I thought it would. I'm going to the beach on September 10th, so that doesn't give me much time to lose what I want to get back into a swim suit! (SCARY thought to me!!!) I need all the encouragement I can get! I hope you all have a fabulous week and good luck reaching your goals!!! :-)
Sincerely,
Erica Shawn
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WVUDAVE 7/27/2011 12:28AM

    Hey! I agree with the previous post, I have found about a 2lb difference between the morning and evening, so I strictly weigh in the morning. Just keep on track! It may come off slowly but it will be a much healthier weight loss. You can do it! emoticon

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ESBELL 7/19/2011 1:11PM

    My weight went up 5 lbs in one night, and it was a mix of to little sleep, to much sodium & taking ibuprophen. Simple things like that can cause you to hold onto water weight, which isn't fat and will go away as soon as you fix the problem.

I would keep a very close eye on how much sodium you are taking in, as well as if there is a pattern to the weight loss with any medications (over the counter or prescription)

PS your swim suit doesn't care what the scale says - it just wants the inches gone!

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ANELAKANOA 7/18/2011 8:10PM

  Do you weigh yourself first thing in the morning? Same time every Sunday? I wouldn't stress about it to much. As long as your clothes are loser and you can tell a difference forget about what the number on the scale says. I know it's easier said then done but try. I'm not weighing myself the whole month of July because I let that little number affect me to much and I feel great!!

Angie

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ANGEL_AMBER 7/18/2011 3:02PM

    You can do it! September 10th is plenty of time to get down to it and get you the results you want! Just hang in there, eat clean, drink a tone of water and fit in your workouts.

Do you work out in the morning? I have to or else my day gets away from me.

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NEENSTER1 7/18/2011 11:46AM

    emoticon there. Read my latest blog, Finally... Hope it helps. I wanna get to the beach too before the summers over. Get in a bikini.. Hopefully. Be Encouraged. emoticon

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HOWDOIHEARTTHEE 7/18/2011 8:35AM

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