Mere wrote: 'Just keep at it . . . and don't get on the scale for at LEAST another week!'
Barbie wrote: 'I do it first thing in the morning before I get dressed and before I eat or drink anything.'
Addiction to the scale should be listed as a disease!! I do weigh myself everyday ... sometimes more than once ... ok, who am I kidding ... always more than once but I have come to only acknowledge the weight I see 1st thing in the AM &&& I only record my weight and measurements on Saturday mornings (even before my coffee : o SHOCK). I, too, get frustrated at TOM when my weight increases by 2-6lbs! Funny enough though, my scale ALWAYS WITHOUT FAIL tells me what I want to see on Saturday mornings. What also hasn't failed me is MEASURMENTS. Measure and record in your profile EVERY week. You can even go back and look at how far you have come!! While the water may stick around for the week of TOM, it will go away again!! I promise! As long as you are eating right and getting in that excercise ... reduce your calories by 500 cals/day through calorie intake and/or exercise to lose 1 lb per week ... then you will see the inches and weight fall! It happens to me every single month!
Remember, while you are losing fat, you are also gaining muscle ... fat gone = now replaced by muscle. A pound is a pound is a pound ... once you really get going on the exercise it may appear that the "weight" is not coming off ... it might not be, however, the FAT is coming off!!
I only believe the scale on Saturday mornings ... and then I take it from there!
Keep up the good work and be consistant!
~ Jodi ~
Running is 90% mental ... and 10% crazy.
| current weight: 122.5