Sunday, March 6, 2011

Not So Great Weigh Day

I gained 0.2 lbs this week. I expected a gain since I kind of took the weekend off. I didn't go overboard or anything, but I did have high calorie foods.. stuff I never have when on a diet. It was also my TOM so let's throw that excuse in there.

Friday I had pizza, cheesesticks, cookie cake and a couple drinks. I was full at the end of the night, especially from the drinks and I didn't like it. It felt wrong or something, like how I used to feel before when I didn't care about my weight.

Yesterday, I didn't eat too bad, other than having more cookie cake and having steak and sweet potato fries for dinner. I didn't drink and I ate in moderation. Well, I guess I did have a little too much of the cookie cake.

So then today, for my WI, I have to be honest, when I got on the scale this morning, it said 205.0. I knew I wasn't going to lose after eating poorly for 2 days and weighing in right after, but I was surprisingly really upset/ pissed/ frustrated by that number being so high. So I got up and worked out on the elliptical, showered, and stepped on the scale again just to double check, and it said 203.5. I got on and off like 3 times just to make sure and the number stayed, so that's the one I'm going with.

I learned a couple things this weekend that I'm happy about. 1) I don't enjoy eating past the point of being full. It makes me feel gross. 2) I love the feeling of losing weight at the end of the week. Even tho I was prepared for it, I don't like seeing a higher number come back on the scale.

Attitude of Gratitude: I ate what I wanted and what I've been craving, and learned that I am much more concerned with consistently losing weight than I am with eating anything that's going to keep me from doing that.


Anonymous said...

TOM is evil! I went a little crazy last weekend too. Carbs are evil too! But also delicious. The main thing is you learned something from this weekend. For me eating the carbs last weekend just made me work that much harder this one. I know this will be a good week for you.Your almost out of the 200's HURRAY! :-)

Kristen said...

I have really decided that during TOM WI should be outlawed. Just move on from this week, you will have that .2 off by tomorrow and you will be out of the 200 before you know it.

Dani - tkdchick said...

I still do that to myself sometimes, eating until I feel sick! I wonder how I used to do that all the time??? Really you're upset about a .2 gain? That's just a wee bit of water!

In this journey you are going to have ups and downs. Even now, my weight can fluctuate 5lbs. Don't let the scale dictate your mood.

Baby Weight and Beyond said...

It's great that you had a good weekend and had those realizations. It;s great that you were right back on the elliptical.

Gen said...

It might seem disappointing now but in the long run, this one weekend won't make that much of a difference. What does is your attitude and you definitely seem to have the right one. I used to eat past the point of fullness right on to uncomfortable all the time. Now I barely ever do it, I actually hadn't realized that until now... Thanks! Lol. And Happy Birthday! :)

Alissa (A Journey to Thin) said...

.2 isn't so bad! You'll be able to lose that and more this next week without TOM to derail you.

john said...

well, it Doesn't matter what diet you're on, the hardest obstacle in dieting is control hunger pangs and cravings.
You might like to try out a product that does exactly that: fresh-frozen Hoodia (a well known appetite depressant) in the form of small and convenient ice cubes – hence its name, the ice cube diet.
It just helps you eat less and makes your dieting easier.
Good luck to you all and for those who do try it out, please do share your experiences with me – John -

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Christie said...

0.2 girl that's nothing!!! Maybe just a extra gulp of water before weigh in. Don't be so hard on yourself. Next weeks will be much better.

Kelly said...

Hope you had a great birthday despite 0.2, sounds like you did good no matter.

Ellie said...

Glad you were able to enjoy your weekend and not undo yourself too much. I think the most important part is that you were able to realize things that make you feel good.

Back on track this week!