I echo what everyone else has said. We all struggle with fluctuations. As far as the night eating I allow myself to eat at night. I always have and I have still managed to lose weight. Granted I don't gorge or anything but I do allow myself a small bowl of cereal or another snack that gets me satisfied and do not feel guilty about it at all.
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current weight: 180.0
Fitness Minutes: (30,130) Posts: 7,354 5/31/11 9:32 A
Welcome to the group. We all get frustrated over weight fluctuations. Remember that going up and down a couple or more pounds a day probably has more to do with water retention than with real weight gain. Try to limit sodium and drink plenty of water. I gained 5 pounds the other night because of the sodium in a really good pizza, but it was gone by the next evening. Yes, I also hate to see the scales go up like that, but I no longer panic quite as much when it happens!
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"If we could learn how to balance rest against effort, calmness against strain, quiet against turmoil, we would assure ourselves of joy in living and psychological health for life. " Josephine Rathbone
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Pounds lost: 147.0
Fitness Minutes: (13,240) Posts: 39 5/31/11 5:49 A
i am a 62 yr old women, who is trying to lose this weight, my problem is, i;m up, then i;m down, i just go back and forth, i don't lose and keep it off, i can go all day and eating dont bother me that much, but nites is a very different story, i want something in my mouth, one day i'm 235 next day i;m 231, thats the way i go, i need help, maybe if i had some encouragement to help me keep going, i could do it, i've lost weight once, got down to 175, but its all back, i promise if i lose it again i will keep it off, I NEED HELP
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