More NOT to get discouraged about....
Sunday, March 14, 2010
Ok. Muscle weighs more than fat. I've been walking more--moving more at work--just generally trying NOT to sit on my butt in front of the computer more than once or twice a day to track food/fitness and catch up on emails, etc. So all that movement is going to build muscle, which means I'm going to weigh a little more. I haven't eaten any more quantity of food, or any more fattening food, than I did for the past 6 months, so I know it isn't that. In fact, I've eaten BETTER this week than I have the last 6 months. So it HAS to be the movement/muscle thing. I KNOW THESE THINGS--logically. Emotionally, not so much. Emotionally, I'm disappointed, angry, and sad all at once.
I weighed this morning, just to see what it might be. Was thinking about making Sunday my weigh day, for a variety of reasons. But when I stepped on the scale it said 296.8. GRRRRRRRRRRRR!!
So somehow I have to just keep telling myself that the logical explanation is that building muscle at first is going to make me weigh a little more. No big deal, Self. NO. BIG. DEAL. so don't go eating a whole box of chocolates to medicate your feelings. Go for a walk--that will make you feel better. Take that fat little brown buttplug of yours for a walk. She needs it as much as you do, and it makes her feel better, too. It's a beautiful day out. GET DRESSED AND GET OUTSIDE.
But first I'm putting my bicycle on craigslist to sell, so I can buy one that fits me, sizewise. Mine is too tall, and I'm afraid of falling, so I don't ride it. I think if I get one that is shorter, I'm more likely to ride it. Also I hate handbrakes--I'm more comfortable with foot brakes. So that bike was all wrong for me from the beginning, but I just HAD to have it. (I loved the color)Getting a shorter one that I can be confidant handling safely will mean I'm more likely to actually RIDE IT.
Have a great day, sparkppl family!!