Tuesday, April 6, 2010

REFUSE to give up!

OK, my promise was to not weigh daily and only allow myself a sneak peak today (Tuesday) before this week's official Thursday weight in.

Let me just say that I will be very glad when the competition is over at the gym. When the competition is over I will not be so obsessed with the weekly weigh ins. I will go to weighing every other week. This weekly crap is for the birds!

Today I weighed the same....and that makes me really mad.

But, mad and tossing in the towel are 2 different things. I am NOT tossing in the towel. This is about a bigger journey, and 2 (or 3 or 4 or whatever) weeks of no weight loss will NOT stop me.

(That's a lot easier to type than it is to execute, but I'm working on that!)

So today I created a new program on the Body Bugg. When I initially set up the BB I weighed 265. I'm at 242.5 now, so I set up a new program with a starting weight of 242.5. My calorie intake and burn goals are now different. I think if nothing else this will make me concentrate more on the new numbers. I was getting pretty good at estimating how much I could eat.

So, tomorrow is a new day and Momma's got a brand new program. Now I'm shooting for 2800 burn and 1900 consumed. (or I think that's the goal...will have to double check that!). I've got a new set of goals for April.

However, I'm all about truth, so here's the truth...even with all of this "new attitude" business, I'm gonna be totally pissed on Thursday if I don't lose anything. I know a pound or two is good, but anything less than 3 is gonna piss me off, and I'm pretty sure it's gonna be less than 3. I'm trying to put it in perspective...staying the same is better than gaining....it's normal to hit a plateau...blah blah blah. I know, but I'm still pissed, so THERE!

On a side note, Couch to 5K is going well. I have completed through Week 3 Day 1. Tomorrow is W3 D2. The three minute runs were tough, but I did them...I pushed through, and that felt pretty good. I had a long day at the gym on Monday. I had a big burn that day.

I'm hoping that the next few weeks will go well, and I will be very glad when I can get out of the weekly weigh in mindset!

Lori

1 comment:

Terry said...

Lori:

Are you familiar with the "Flat Belly Diet"? There is a water you drink on it. I have the recipe somewhere. I know it includes water and ginger, cucumbers and I think lemon. It helps rid excess water. I will try to search for it and get you the recipe. It may help with any water retention you may have.

Keep up the good work.

Terry