PIRATELASS's SparkPeople Blog http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal.asp?id=PIRATELASS PIRATELASS's Blog on SparkPeople, home of free diet plans and a healthy living community SparkPeople.com http://assets2.sparkpeople.com/assets/nav/logo_spark.gif http://www.sparkpeople.com/ And the Decision Was.............. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4713187 Not to weigh! I figured the fact that I'm doing so well with eating and that my clothes are fitting better will be all the incentive I'm going to get right now. I just know myself and my perfectionist thinking. If that scale has not budged or shows barely any weight loss, I will be so discouraged and then I'll be more likely to sabotage my hard work thus far. <BR> <BR> I'll reassess the weigh-in next week. Mon, 30 Jan 2012 21:33:02 EST To Weigh or Not to Weigh http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4711470 .....that is the question! There is nothing noble about weigh-ins that's for sure. I have such a love/hate relationship with the scale. I don't want to sabotage the good I've accomplished lately. I have kept track of my food intake for a full month straight! I've pretty much kept to my alloted calories. It would make me so happy if I lost a little bit of weight. However, if the scale has not budged, it would be a major downer for me. Ah, what to do, what to do. I think I'll sleep on ... Mon, 30 Jan 2012 03:25:18 EST First Weigh In http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4419605 I approached this first weigh in with great trepidation. Since I've aged, I don't always lose weight steadily. It seems to depend on the time of the month. So it would be pretty devastating to me to have exercised for 3 weeks straight and track my food for one week and not have lost anything . Happy to report 5 lbs are gone and I hope forever! Yay for me!! <BR> <BR> In the old days I would not have been happy with only 5 lbs gone in first weigh in but the new me is going to concentrate o... Wed, 10 Aug 2011 21:13:55 EST Starting again http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4402684 I want so badly to lose weight but I just fall short in my endeavors constantly. I'm not sure why. I know I am a perfectionist. So what happens is, I eat really well for awhile but I don't lose any weight or very little. Then I have pms and start to feel anxious and emotional and then I binge eat. So, not only do I undo the good I've just done, but I also add a little more weight. It is a vicious, ugly, and very depressing cycle. I'm not really sure how to get out of it. <BR> <BR> B... Tue, 2 Aug 2011 15:36:43 EST