Monday, November 18, 2013
Part 1: Weekends
Ahhhh weekends! Those two days where I don't have a care in the world...no alarm clock, no commute...it also means no sitting in front of my computer. Not sitting in front of my computer means not making myself accountable on SparkPeople. I will log on from my phone and get my login points, but that is about as far as that goes, as logging meals, water, and fitness is slow and tedious.
I need to be better about setting aside time on my weekends to log on, check in, and track myself. Now that I put it out there and took the first step of acknowledgment, it is time to take action!
Part 2: Trying not to get discouraged
My weekly weigh-in is Monday morning. (A.K.A today)
And today's weigh-in did not yield the result I was hoping for.
Yes, it was a loss...a .80 loss...but of course I was hoping for more.
I want to blame the tortilla chips I dipped in salsa while watching football...or the extra salt my boyfriend added to dinner, but I can't. Because there WAS a loss, there is no reason to place a blame on anything. A loss, no matter how small, is a GOOD THING!
I believe I have unreal expectations based on the Biggest Loser. I want numbers matching the contestants on that show, even though I know in the real world of no trainer, working 40 hours a week, and taking care of everyday household duties it is not earthly possible.
Does this mean I stop watching the Biggest Loser? I think not...I just need to alter my expectations based on myself, not based on someone who has food purchased for them and the ability to workout 8+ hours each day.
Anyway, I'm trying not to get discouraged and beat myself up over a small .80lb loss this week. I just have to be diligent this week and not give up. Keep on, keeping on as they say.