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That dreaded scale strikes again...

Monday, December 03, 2012

Well - it's happened. A gain when I expected a loss. So now what? Eat till I puke? Completely throw in the towel?

NOPE! Not this time! Why not? Because I can FEEL changes taking place. My endurance had grown exponentially! My flexibility has increased by leaps and bounds. Even my hubby said he noticed some tightening going on!

Now I sure am not going to lie...it was VERY disappointing to get on the scale and see a 1 1/2 pound gain. Especially after all of the hard work I have put in over the last week. But I am NOT letting it defeat nor define me. I am moving on with what I had planned. I am drinking my water. I am eating healthy foods. I am exercising DAILY.

Moving forward...pressing on...kicking butt and taking names! LOL

Even if this is a *little* bit self talk...I really am not going to stop. I don't even feel the need to. I am going to continue doing what I've got to do, and use other things besides the scale to help me recognize that I AM making progress. It is hard, but I am going to do it.



On a completely side-note, I am eight days into my exercise Spark Streak, and still going strong! I am almost 1/60 done! It's all in the bag! :-)

I got this. I know it! I've made the commitment, and I will see it through! emoticon

(((HUGS)))
~ Christa
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  Member Comments About This Blog Post:

MMICKEYP 12/8/2012 4:54PM

    You go, girl! Don't give up! I haven't done so well the last couple of weeks but I keep coming back to sparkpeople because of the people. Don't give up, keep pressing on! xoxox

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PSAPPEN 12/4/2012 4:35PM

    You can do it.

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SJKENT1 12/4/2012 10:11AM

    Keep on keepin' on girl!! You are streakin'!! emoticon

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PATRICIA4472 12/3/2012 11:17PM

    Great blog! Lots of changes are going on and not all the good stuff shows up on the scale! I'm with you in this!! We can do it, be healthy and strong!

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DETERMINEDJANET 12/3/2012 10:44PM

    I love this blog! Such truths unfolded within! I love, love, love the visual at the end. I am going to chose my hard: Losing the weight.

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YOBOELI 12/3/2012 10:34PM

    Good Luck and I know you can do it. We all have those days when that liar of a scale makes us feel small, but don't worry and just measure and go by how you feel and how your clothes fit. Keep Pushing.

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