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Slo-o-ow but Steady

Saturday, August 18, 2012

It never ceases to amaze me how easy it is to gain a pound (or 2 or 5) and how long it takes to lose one. I have really been careful with my calories and carbs, getting a little more exercise and have started a walking program. In comparing it with what I was doing two months ago, it is a huge difference. Why it takes so long for the scale to recognize it is the question. The two pounds I lost several weeks ago has been going back and forth ever since. I thought I was destined to weigh 220 for the rest of my life. Yesterday I weighed 4 times. Once, it was the same. twice it was a pound loss and once was 1/2 pound loss. So I was crossing my fingers this morning. Again I weighed four times (silly I know). Three times it was a pound loss and once 1/2 pound loss. I'm claiming my pound!! Under 220 for the time in 25 years. Major breakthrough for me!!
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TUFFYBIRD 8/18/2012 8:04PM

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2BFITKAT 8/18/2012 5:21PM

    Way to Go!....I recently made it into the 2-teens also! Us Grannies need to stick together! emoticon

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GOLFGMA 8/18/2012 1:18PM

    We all have these fluctuations in our weight but eventually it will remain the same for several days and then you can rejoice! emoticon

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MERRYMARY42 8/18/2012 11:21AM

    way to go, I know, I have been known to weight myself several times a day too, when I get up, when I go to the bathroom, etc, but usually I do not have that big of a change, and I agree, how come is it so easy to put on, and almost impossible to drop back off, emoticon

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JAMARIGOLD 8/18/2012 10:34AM

    I hear you! A small lapse in determination can change that scale even when we've overall been working our program. It can be very discouraging. But congrats on the pound lost!!! I say celebrate any and all losses! and
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