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It's going so SLOWLY

Monday, June 03, 2013

It's true, I haven't totally gotten a handle on my eating. But I've been working out so well, and it just seems like the scale isn't budging. I sort of felt leaner, until I took some photos of myself, which looked exactly like the photos I took several months ago when I had my moment of "this must change!" So what gives?

I want to look at the positives: I'm building babits of working out. My overall athleticism has increased. But I just feel like I'm not getting any closer to my goal, which is to be able to wear my own clothes without looking like a stuffed sausage.

Even more morale-crushing, I started training this weekend for a half marathon in September. As always, sounds like that would be a recipe for weight loss, but anyone who's ever trained for a race knows that's not how it works. So what do I do? Surely training for a marathon will not keep me from fitting into my clothes... or will it?

Sigh.... I guess I really needed to see a better number on the scale this morning. At least this won't trigger a reaction of, "What great progress I'm making; I can slow down my efforts!" There's no slowing down here. It's going slowly enough on its own.
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    I feel you sista!!!!!!!!!! No kidding! We are related some how!!! HA! I know for me its EATING!!!!!!!! When I start doing well I do some thing crazy like Wholly Guacamole and pretzels emoticon I gained training for my Marathon and doing another in Sept but I am going to train and eat smarter! I wanna be like those gals who do LOSE weight during training!!! lets get it!!!
    2119 days ago
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