Sunday, February 10, 2013
Well despite keeping my goal in mind and doing the things I needed to do, I did not make goal which was 215lbs. I started the week at 217.0lbs and hit my low for the week of 216.8lbs on 2/6/13/ was very excited I would make 215lbs/ and then everyday after the scale went up and up. Today it says 220.0lbs. The good news is I know there is no way I truly gained 3lbs this week with counting my calories and working out an hour cardio 5 days this week plus 3 days of weights. The other factor is that my medication ran out that pulls out extra water weight. I drink 12 cups of water a day, and I am sure that has something to do with it. It must be a combination of the extra water and me starting weight training building muscle. I am definitely not trying to make up excuses BUT I am trying to keep my spark alive and be fair to myself!!! I could very well get depressed about what the scale is saying, but I know I am putting in the worok and logging in here everyday to keep myself motivated. I have to truly believe in and trust the process, that if I am doing what I am supposed to do, it will come off!
Things to hold in my mind is that I, myself can notice that my legs are more defined and tighter, meaning more muscle tone. My stomach doesn't poke out as much and a few of my new co-workers who barley know me are telling me they can tell I look smaller! Anything to keep the spark alive!
I'm not sure how to reward myself right now in this transitition. I may just reward based off of sticking to the right calories and working out the right amount of time. I really need some new workout pants and holding out based on the scale is starting to not be fair or seem like it'll be anytime soon. Plus after all this time I think my mind wants to be rewarded soon.
Thanks for reading!!!