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Friday, April 10, 2015

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Despite how well I thought I was doing I am up a pound and half. I added extra days of exercise and haven't had soda in 26 days, but to my disappointment, I gained weight this week instead of losing. My calories have been within the recommended range, but I know haven't been making the smartest food choices. It's a really drag that for the first week that I've met my step goal (just twice this week) and actually exercised everyday, made no impact on reaching my loss goal. Now I'm feeling very blah...
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  • GRACEOMALLEY
    It might be that you are building muscle - which weighs more! Don't judge ONLY by the scale and give yourself a few weeks of sticking it out. The results can very possibly be fantastic!
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    2057 days ago
  • ADRIENALINE
    I'm sure there are benefits happening to your body that you just can't see. Don't lot a lousy weigh-in derail you and make you feel blah. Be happy about everything that you did right and don't let scale knock you off your game. You are awesome! and you know you need to keep right on doing the good things!
    2057 days ago
  • SOLONGSUE
    It's so hard some weeks. We do our best and the scale fails us and another week we seem to slip with diet or exercise and a loss appears on the scale. Trust that you are doing the right things. Pat yourself on the back for 26 days of no soda and extra exercise. Changes will come.
    2059 days ago
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    i understand how you feel but know that even though that scale doesnt show it... you DID make an impact on YOUR HEALTH and that's the main reason for all of this. keep going, do just a little more every day and eventually you'll SEE and FEEL a difference that the scale can never do. emoticon emoticon emoticon
    2060 days ago
  • TIFALVA
    emoticon it is discouraging when that happens. Please don't let it derail your progress, you are doing fantastic!
    There are so many things that could have contributed to that pound and a half: too much sodium that created water retention, muscle developing, bloating, stress, or anything else.
    Keep your head up, stay the course and adjust the types of food you're eating. You'll get this figured out and before you know it the scale will go in the right direction!
    2060 days ago
  • SHEZSPARK
    Awww hun you will have weeks where the weight goes up. Either from the build up of muscle, or water retention or Tom, or eating 'bloaty' foods or maybe your body hasn't caught up on the extra amounts you've been doing. Or the really good one, it just wants to. Sometimes I think our bodies are the worst de-motivational things going. You can gain whilst doing nothing wrong. You can train for weeks then suddenly pull a muscle the day before the race. You can eat perfectly, then just before weigh-in day have a horrific craving for as much chocolate as you can get in you. It doesn't mean you've done anything wrong. It may just mean your body is having a teenage sulk. Keep going and you can do it! emoticon emoticon emoticon
    2060 days ago
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