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Day 147 - Discouraged...but OK

Sunday, August 25, 2013

Yesterday, I lost 25 pounds. My husband and I did a 3 mile walk along the trails at a local forest preserve, then we headed over to Chili's and probably ate the most saltiest foods offered.

Well, today the scale definitely showed...I gained 3 pounds! I am fully aware that it is the salty water retention. It is a lot and it is discouraging.

So, I hit the pavement.

It was getting so hot outside. I managed to do two miles. Which is another discouraging thing... I probably walked 1.25 miles and jogged .75 miles. The last 1/8 mile, I sprinted. Too late...UGH!

I had to use the washroom in the worst way...sigh. I gave up and just took a shower. I really hate when I have to use the washroom when I am a half mile out from my home. It is such a struggle to contain it, especially when I have to sprint and squeeze those muscles!

Well....there is always tomorrow!

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BEEANDHAM 8/26/2013 3:02PM

    Don't beat yourself up over the small stuff. Keep your eyes on the big picture and how far you've already come!

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IRONBESS 8/25/2013 2:19PM

    Once you get rid of the salt/water retention, you'll see the scale move down again. It takes a couple days for the exercise to show results too.

Congratulations on the 25 pounds lost! That's fantastic!

You are making great progress
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