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Math


Saturday, March 09, 2013

I hate math, sometimes 2+2=4 but not always (throw some letters in there and see what happens!).

There are different kinds of math I have come to learn.

Chicken math is well known in the "backyard chicken" set. You start with 2 or 3 birds and like tater chips (you can't have just one) you end up with 5, 10.....40. HA!

The math that I am focusing on right now though is weight loss math.

3500 calories = 1pound

So the formula I am trying to learn is...

8glasses of water + 5a day freggies + 20minutes of cardio + 8hours of sleep = -2 pounds a week...

Sometimes it works out but sometimes we add a few extra variables to the equation (20 oreos, 1 pizza, 2 pops) and that messes with the answer.

Where else can( 8+5+20+8=-2)?

This is why I hate math...

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TWALKER0475 3/11/2013 12:47PM

    I don't know if it is even possible to consistently predict what the scale is going to say! It can be oh so frustrating when you think you've done everything right and are expecting to see a 1-2 lb loss and instead get a -0.2. Wha?!? I think you just have to focus on the NSV's at that point...easier said than done at times!

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MS_PERCEPTION 3/11/2013 12:29PM

    funny! my family are math nerds but you right the weight loss "formula" has MANY, MANY variables! We are our own personal never-ending experiment!

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BUG1968 3/11/2013 6:43AM

    My first laugh of the day, thank you! Debbie emoticon

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DAWNWATERWOMAN 3/9/2013 9:26PM

    I have given up trying to figure out the equation to weight loss. Seems like no matter what we do.... it goes when it is ready... as long as we do the next right thing..... Yep, I hate math too! emoticon

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SHANSHE 3/9/2013 10:04AM

    I'm not a numbers person either, don't feel bad! :)
Shan

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MORRIGAN11 3/9/2013 9:58AM

    You are so right Debbie! I should have added -7000 to the mess! emoticon I hate math lol

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BARBARAROSE54 3/9/2013 9:41AM

    emoticon

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BE-THE-CHANGE 3/9/2013 6:21AM

    It's definitely a numbers game. You also need that calorie deficit to make your equation work.

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