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Well that explains a LOT

Thursday, November 07, 2013

I started Sparking in early August. I have lost 12 pounds so far. I have worked my tail off, counted every bite, and went weeks and weeks without a budge on the scale. The last few weeks I have run every single day between 800 and 1000 calories below what I have burned. The scale wont budge. I have fought like mad for the 12 pounds I have lost.

I talked to the pain doc today..... its the steroid shots for my neck.... I was concerned about getting too many of them, and too often. He said yeah its not good it can make you gain weight. The light bulb went on...

I will NOT use it as an excuse to throw in the towel. I do feel tons better, stronger, healthier, happier. I HAVE lost weight. Not bad for having just quit smoking and steroids on top of it. I can stop blaming myself now, and looking for reasons why... now I know.

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    1598 days ago
    Excellent job on the 12lbs. Don't cut your calories too low....that'll stall the weightloss as well. Maybe shoot for a 500 calorie deficit instead of 1,000 and see if that helps.

    Best of luck to you!!
    1598 days ago
    Great job for not throwing in the towel. Congratulations on the 12 pounds! emoticon emoticon
    1598 days ago
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