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Tales from an Island

Thursday, January 17, 2013

So I was talking to someone a while back and mentioned to them that I'll be spending 2 months in South Padre Island (lucky me). And then I mentioned "but I don't have a scale down there and I generally come home and discover that I've put on a few pounds." My friend paused and said, "well, why don't you buy a scale?" emoticon I think my response was "Duh."

It's been raining, cold and blustery on the island (terrible front that just hung here for days). Then I went to Reno on business and over ate. But when I came home I went to the local drugstore to buy a scale. They were out. I'm not the only person on the island who thinks it's time to get serious. I finally purchased one in Port Isabel, brought it home, activated the battery and stepped on it. It said "125.5" I have to admit, even though I knew it was very wrong I enjoyed looking at my weight from my 30's. I then got off, stepped on it again and read "76.4". OK...that would have been when I was in 7th grade maybe (I was small for my age at that point). I fiddled with it some more and finally got it working. It gave me my current weight - not horrifying but real. So now I'm ready to get going again.

Deficit count:

Tuesday - 833 (took my bike out and rode like the wind - oh wait, there WAS a lot of wind that day - fun when it was to my back, not so fun when it was in my face.)

Wednesday - 770

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    scales are nasty tools. i only look at mine once a week.
    1464 days ago
    The new was encouraging to get back to your younger years. Keep it up. You are in the right track.
    1464 days ago
    Maybe your new scale was predicting the future with 125.5 emoticon Great job on your deficit counts! emoticon
    1464 days ago
  • TOPCAT93
    good luck
    1464 days ago
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