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Mental set back

Sunday, January 13, 2013

Okay, on 1-8-13, I entered my weight using the weight that I was at in September at the Dr.'s office. I did this because I didn't have a scale at home and that was the last time I weighed. Today, I bought a digital scale and ran right home to weigh and discovered that instead of 180, I am at 190. I know I didn't gain this 10lb. overnight, but even so, it kinda bummed me out. Just means I have farther to go than I thought before I will be at my goal weight. Was really hoping that I hadn't gained that much since Sept. Oh well, I started back with SP on Jan. 8th and am really working hard to stick with it. This weight should start coming off soon. This 10lb. and more! I AM going to do this. I also bought a tape measure and a food scale today. I walked about 1/2 mile too. Slowly building up my walking mileage as my ankle heals more each day. All in all, I guess I'm really proud of myself for the past week's progress. Even with this little hic-up. Just have to take it in stride and keep going.

Member Comments About This Blog Post:
CBAILEYC 1/14/2013 12:25PM

    Gaye's right (as she often is!) different scales can deliver different results. What matters is what you're going to do about it. Sounds like you're on the right track!

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GAYEMC 1/14/2013 10:31AM

    Don't forget that scales can show different weights. How are your clothes fitting? Either way, congrats for not letting it stop your progress.

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ROSIEPD 1/13/2013 8:55PM

    Good for you! You didn't let it push you down and now you are back on track. You can do it!

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DIET_FRIEND 1/13/2013 7:36PM

    So terrific that you have obtained a few tools to work on yourself with. I have a food scale too. I use it but not as much as I could. I use that tape measure too. Sometimes when the scale doesn't report good news, you should try the tape measure and discover a non-scale victory.

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