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Weigh-In 07.20.2013: Despite That...

Saturday, July 20, 2013

This week I made three very tough mistakes when grocery shopping.
- Bought a pound of the 85/15% ground beef (usually buy shaved steak with lower fat, but they were out).
- Bought bread
- Bought whole milk yogurt (usually buy skim but didn't pay attention).

I usually use very high fiber cereal as my vehicle for coconut oil. The bread was higher calorie and goes bad faster. I should have put the bread in the refrigerator sooner than I did. The yogurt was tough to eat because I'm not used to it.

These were mistakes that not only wouldn't have hurt me 10-20 pounds ago, they actually would have helped because I would have enjoyed them more and eaten out less (I ate out more back then).

Now, not so much.

By about Wednesday, I had finished off the beef, put the bread in the fridge and was polishing off the yogurt. Believe me, this morning when I go grocery shopping, these mistakes will not be repeated.

** PLEASE NOTE, I AM NOT BEATING MYSELF UP. I AM SIMPLY SHARING REFLECTIONS ON SOME LESSONS-LEARNED MISTAKES**

This week, I will buy a half a pound of lean roast beef (1-2 ounces a day and it won't go bad). Going back to cereal. I will definitely be more careful when picking up the yogurt.

Despite that...

**THE NUMBERS:
July 06: 206.2@21 (Last Week of Plateau )
July 13: 204.8@23
July 20: 204.2@21


**RESULTS
- Down 0.6 pounds emoticon
- 2 pounds in 2 weeks
- Body fat more reflecting reality (my clothes fit a LOT better than two months ago)
- The plateau is caput
- 4.4 pounds from the 190's
- 9.2 pounds from my goal.


**THIS WEEK
This week I'm absolutely going to kill it (and I have the eating habits to back that statement up). I am really happy with my progress both eating and exercise-wise.

Yeah I admit, I wish I could go back and fix last week, but...

(sirens in the background flare up and start coming towards Trent's apartment)

Uh oh, it's the D.B.Y.S.U. police (*). This is going to be ugly. I'll blog about it Wednesday.

- TD Out!

(*) D.B.Y.S.U. = Don't.Beat.Your.Self.Up.

I find that any time I reflect either a mistake I've made or frustration with a situation, I get several comments about not beating myself up. I get these even when (and especially when) I'm totally not. Like this blog.
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LIFEGENESIS 7/24/2013 11:08AM

    So close to Onederland I can SMELL it! That is sooo cool. Proud of you and proud of you for being able to see the areas where you can improve. Go get 'em tiger! LOL

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1DERLAND14 7/21/2013 4:36PM

    awesome job taking the time to reflect and reminding us not to beat ourselves up! SO TRUE!

WAY TO GO on the loss this week!! emoticon

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FITGRL124 7/21/2013 9:02AM

    Trent- you are doing an amazing job! I'm so excited for you!! You're so inspiring to me! I cannot wait to see you reach your goal! EEEK!!!!



Now, if I can just really figure out what's going on with me, I would be on a good path too.

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BYEBYEFAT. 7/20/2013 10:20AM

    I don't know if this is true or not... but I heard that full fat can be better than skim, because taking out fat means they often replace it with sugar. Not sure if this is true or not.. I always have skim milk haha.

Congrats on your week!! You are getting SO CLOSE to goal!

So proud of your dedication throughout it all!

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SCRAP317 7/20/2013 9:58AM

    Good reflection and don't forget your glasses when you go to the grocery this week - ha ha ... congrats on the -0.6!

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KT-NICHOLS-13 7/20/2013 9:56AM

    "This week I'm absolutely going to kill it..." I have the same mindset.



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STFRENCH 7/20/2013 9:26AM

    Ok so there were 3 mistakes, but emoticon for being -0.6lbs and busting the dreaded plateau! emoticon

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