So today, the scale was up.
3 pounds.... WhAt!?!?!?! OMG!!!!
Most of us would be having a sh-t fit, but after a while of learning and relearning, the first thing I do is look back at the last 2 or 3 days and see what was going on...here's the last 2 days:
- Pizza for dinner last night (no big whoop - I ate 2 garlic knots and a slice and a half)
- 2 glasses of white wine (over 2 days - ooooOooo)
- ran 3 miles (Woohoo!)
- water not up to par overall (slacker!!!)
- haven't had a real good, satisfying, colin cleansing, well...you know....in 4 or 5 days (is that T.M.I. ?) LOL
And tonight....well, tonight is our annual Hannukah dinner with our adopted Jewish grandparents...so basically, I've got another meal not in my power to control (and you can't control this one...everything is fried and yummy, and that is AOK, it's a special occassion).
Things I know: wine is NOT good for my body - I blow up like a tick. Haven't had any for over a month and it just sops it up like a sponge!! Yay evil wine! (you delicious evil bugger!)
Things I know: got salt?? I sure have it in my system...you want some? I'll gladly share with you.
Things I know: exercise water retention - after I exercise, my muscles are healing and thus, the water retention. I feel good to, not sore, so let the healing continue!
Things I know: I didn't drink ENOUGH water the 2 days prior to my exercise so now that my body HAS water - it's gonna stay, especially with my salt intake.
Things I know: I need to drink my water today. Like, the whole 8 glasses for sure.
So while others might flip out - I tackle these things logically and calm.
LoL - Oh.. don't get me wrong, there was a day (Ok, many a day) that I WOULD flip out, but time and learning how my body works has changed all that.
Being an observer in your own life is sometimes your greatest ally.
I'll get back to my "normal" in a few days. Between the special occasions during the year, that is what you do - get back on track in between and the up's won't be as difficult to see or bear.