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My scale has no power over me - Just kidding it owns my soul.


Thursday, April 25, 2013

Stupid Scale. My husband sings "Why can't we be friends" every- time I stand on it and I get upset with the results . I was getting frustrated these last few weeks because the scale and my inches were going up. WHAT?? I think my husband was internally panicking because he was afraid I was going to quit, but he just kept encouraging me. I was in no way shape or form close to giving up because of a few weeks, no matter what the scale or inches say I knew I was getting stronger, and I finally have a healthy relationship with food. However I still wanted answers because without continual success it gets easier to make poor choices.

I figured it out finally. Not sure if it was the paleo diet, or what but PMS came a week sooner than expected leading to water retention,weight gain, exahustion. I also tweaked my fruit and dairy intake. All those combined seem to have done the trick over a week later.

Not sure about my inches but I weighed in at 126.4 this morning. HURRAY. I can't count it because I only allow myself to record my weight on Mondays to prevent my frustration with fluctuation, but it gets me all excited and re-motivated again. I know my scale addiction is unhealthy, but I try to use it as an indicator for my eating habits, and daily choices. ( justification) It's the weeks it doesn't do what it should in spite of my best efforts that make me see how horrible it is.

I had to miss class yesterday because I had a meeting at 9. Instead of just skipping it I went to the 6 am class. YUCK! I hate early morning workouts. My sweetheart "the morning Person" gets up every day and works out at 5;45 am, and can't understand why I don't want to workout early so I can have to whole day to myself. I try explaining to him I can barely have a conversation and walk in the morning. He thinks I am kidding. It was a great experience for me though,. I worked hard, and whined alot LOL, but I was so proud of myself for doing it. It just reaffirms to me that I am doing what I should be doing, when I should be doing it. Timing is important. No matter what I think I am a freaking super Hero because I worked out at 6:00 in the fricking morning. I am usually up by that point, but is a bleary eyed- zombie shuffle I am doing not busting out my cross-fit moves.

My eating is right on track. I drink a ton of water, and I am happy.
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LZY0108 4/25/2013 4:50PM

    Haha! Great blog! Awesome job waking up and going to a cross-fit class! That is AHHmazing! emoticon emoticon emoticon

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READY4CHANGE81 4/25/2013 4:23PM

    LOVE the blog title! :) water retention will do it! Keep working hard (as you have been) and the scale will match up. :)

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ARUNNINGKAT 4/25/2013 2:22PM

    Love your blog title! emoticon

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VICKI2705 4/25/2013 2:19PM

    Your title made me laugh. Sounds like you have it all under control :)

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STEFIGURL 4/25/2013 1:48PM

    YOU CRACK ME UP...it owns my soul....LOLOL. You're funny, Kami!!! So glad it turned around for you! It's nice to feel your positivity again...like the sun just came up on SP!
Have a BEAUTIFUL day!!!

love,
stephi

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