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Throwing the scale in the closet

Saturday, April 06, 2013

Today is the end of Week 1 of my Beach body Challenge. I feel good with I have acomplished this week and not going to let the stupid scale get me down.

OK Let's start with scales suck and after the Winter to Spring challenge, I will be putting mine up for awhile. Since alot of my workouts are more focused on toning than cardio, the scale is not the best measurement of my progress. emoticon

Yeah the scale said I gained weight but I think that is more muscle weight than anything else. Also I think I need to make sure I am eating enough since I am working out more. I don't need my body to enter starvation mode!

My fitness started off a little rocky since I was not feeling well. I skipped my workout session on Monday and got some much needed rest. I followed my plan 6/7 days -although I did double my weight training to make up for the missed day

I earned 330 fitness minutes this week emoticon

As a reward, this morning I went to my favorite thrift store and bought me some new clothes - mostly shirts since all my Spring shirt of XL and I am now in a medium. I found the cutest black dress emoticon but the darn thing won't zip up in the back emoticon . It is in the closet and I will see if I can fit it at the end of May. If not I will just donate it back. I am going out later to look for another dress.

This week-end is finally a "Spring" week-end- nice weather. So I about to go out and enjoy the afternoon. Have a great day emoticon
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    I threw my scale in the garbage. Although we ended on a good note, I still did not like my dependency on the scale. I rather get weighed once a week at my weight loss doctor than jumping on the scale every 3 hours. I want a nice suprise to look forward to at the end of each week. I feel the not knowing will make me want to push harder so I can get great numbers at my weigh in.

    2134 days ago
  • FREES1
    the scale is definitely the least reliable measure of progress! our weight changes all on its own, naturally, regardless of what we do...
    congrats on needing to get medium shirts! that is a really reliable measure!
    2140 days ago
    First congrats for your success!

    I read once to buy a "target outfit" and hang it next to the mirror you use most. Also around the house do not wear sweats (comfortable) clothes, wear one size too small. I guess it is suppose to be a reminder to not over eat and to exercise.

    Good luck, you will do it!
    2141 days ago
    It sounds like you are off to a great start for your April program. I seem to be having the same problem with my scale not moving in the right direction but it is becoming obvious that changes are happening in my body so I'm not going to let it bother me either. Enjoy the Spring weather and be active!
    2142 days ago
  • SUNSHINE99999
    I only weigh once every two weeks. My wife loves thrift stores even on vacation. Have a great weekend. emoticon
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