Monday, July 22, 2013
I *think* the scale might be actually moving again! After VERY small losses the past two weeks, the scale hadn't moved much since my official weigh-in on Tuesday until yesterday morning. Then I was down 0.8 pounds (unofficially) and was feeling hopeful I might lose at least a pound this week. I'd even kind of psyched myself up to be content with small losses and resigned myself to the fact that I'd likely lose my current round of DietBets. But what I wasn't factoring in was that I was pretty high on sodium Saturday so that 0.8 pound loss would likely end up being even bigger once I had the water weight flushed out. So this morning I was THRILLED to see that I was down another pound! So, I'm unofficially down 1.8 pounds for the week with my official weigh-in tomorrow. I am REALLY REALLY hoping I can lose another 0.2 pounds today (it's my fast day) and make it an even 2 pounds for the week. Then I would be back up to the type of losses I had in the first 9 weeks of my journey. But, even if I don't lose that extra 0.2 today, I will weigh in under 216 tomorrow and thus reach my 25 pounds lost mark since I returned to SparkPeople!
I still have a tough challenge in the next two weeks if I am going to win my DietBets. I need to lose 4.3 pounds in 15 days. While it still seems unlikely I will make it, at least there is a glimmer of hope now!