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Day 4.28 Strange days

Sunday, April 28, 2013

On a whim I checked my diet tracker as far back as it would go (2008). It was interesting to see the dips and rises--most of the dips corresponded with some kind of event that I was attending--like a wedding or vacation--the rises are...well, the rest of the time lol. I expected the weight gains in the fall leading up to January, and the subsequent January drop (you know, for that new year's resolve I would get), but what surprised me were the slow but steady gains over the course of the summers. I mean--wouldn't you think I'd LOSE weight over the summer? Apparently not. It would seem that, everytime I stopped dieting and exercising, my weight would creep up, slowly and steadily, until the next round of weight loss. Except for 2009-2010, apparently I stayed about the same all year round. Of course, the next round of weight loss always started at a higher weight than the previous round.

Hmmmm.

So, if I give in to my natural state and live with no controls or restrictions or guidelines...I get fatter. And fatter and fatter and fatter.....I wonder, how overweight would I be right now, if I hadn't tried to drop my weight back down periodically? Or would it have levelled out at a certain point, as evidenced by the 09-10 year.

Hmmmm some more.

No end synopsis to all that. Just thinking out loud, I suppose. I'm kind of hoping this new lifestyle of mine sticks--it has been the slowest steady downhill trend yet, plus the longest that I've maintained working out since--well, 2008. :D

The jury is still out on the trainer thing being a good idea. The motivation is HUGE, definitely...but there are other things about it that make me...pause. A female trainer might have been more ideal, let's just say.

And my husband...yeah about as thick as a 2 by 4 sometimes. I get tired of banging my head against a wall and am almost at the point of not trying anymore. Ugh. Can you tell I'm frustrated today? Lol.

I've also been drinking a lot more on the weekends than usual. (See: husband and 2 by 4) Think I'll try and reduce that for the next couple of weeks and see if it improves my mindset.

*OMG if I have to listen to that effing video game and the shooting noises one more time I'm going to shoot someone myself!!! Arrrrgh*

--venting--sorry.

Maybe I'll go for a run.


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MIZCATHI 4/28/2013 2:02PM

    As usual, I can relate to all of this. While I am still down 100+ lbs, these trends are annoying the heck out of me!

It took me years to stop trying to influence my husband. Now that I lovingly ignore him he is trying to change to get my attention! Who knew?

I focus on myself now. What a concept.

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