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Ok, so I guess I hit a plateau

Monday, April 23, 2012

Hello everyone,

I must say it is so hard for me to stay motivated right now. I hit a plateau, but rather than my scale remaining stable, it is actually going up. Why so?
I mean I expected it to happen at some point, but after two weeks already? That is so tough. I mean I am not even back into the habit of sparking yet and feel challenged so soon. emoticon
I know that plateaus happen and I know it's not me putting on fat rather than muscles or storing more water for some reason, but afterall, I must admit, I am doing this so that the scale shows less.
Having written that I can see that I am not a proper Sparker yet. I should have written something like: "I am doing this for me, to live a healthier lifestyle...". Honestly, right now, that's not what I feel. Working out, measuring portion sizes is all rather tough, so I don't see the benefit of it all. My body is a mean, evil someone right now!!! emoticon
Having said that I wonder, whether I will ever get to liking my body the way it is. My feelings and self-esteem seem to be so reliant on the numbers showing on that scale. Do you ever feel the same?
If anyone reading this has felt the same before, yet, managed to stick to sparking and eventually loosing weight again, please share it with me!!! I am looking for motivation - bad!!! emoticon
Well, I have to go to work now, but any type of motivation would be greatly appreciated right now!!!
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    Don't let it get you down. It happens to all of us. I'm there right now, too but we're gonna get through it!
    2187 days ago
  • SPAM1977
    Hang in there--don't let the scale weigh you down!
    2187 days ago
    You know what the great thing is? Even if the number on the scale doesn't go down, you are still eating right, you are still doing the right thing for your body. Try to remember that it's about your lifestyle and not just about the scales.
    Keep going! You will be fine!
    2187 days ago
    keep on working at it.... the scale will show progress soon. I'm constantly working through plateaus.
    2187 days ago
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