Tuesday, March 22, 2011

See what had happened was...

...you know usually when somebody says those 5 words, they are either about to tell a lie, or make an excuse, lol.

Well, I'm not going to lie, but I am going to say something some might feel is an excuse, but I stand behind it.

I've decided to take a scale hiatus. I took the scale out of my house and put it in the trunk of my car.

I'm not taking a hiatus from losing weight or eating healthy/exercising, but I just am frustrated with the scale and have decided that I will not weigh-in until 4/11/2011. That's a 4-week break to get my mind right. For the last few weeks, it seems like I've been losing and gaining the same few pounds and the apprehension I felt coming up to Mondays was starting to weigh on me (no pun intended). I felt a sense of disappointment when I did what I was supposed to do and would get on the scale and didn't see what I wanted to see.

Losing weight is hard. Anyone who tells you it's not is a damn lie. There is an entire mental component when you have to lose a large amount of weight, especially when you first get started. For me, outside factors that affect my emotions also affect my weight loss. When I'm stress or sad, my motivation is lacking. When my motivation is lacking, any perceived failure is devastating and completely throws me off my game. I have to get my focus back. I have to rememeber why I'm doing this. I need to get back and make it interesting and make it "fun" (as fun as it can be) and not think about it like such a chore.

I still have a goal in mind, I will still track my food and remain accountable and I will still blog. :)

Monday, March 14, 2011

Weigh-in: 3/14/11

Drive-by post, will check-in tomorrow.

Monday, March 7, 2011

CURSES (Weigh-in: 3/7/11)

I have gained 5lbs since AF has been in the building. FIVE!!!!

I want to be mad, but I actually gained more than that as of a few days ago. I upped my water intake to an insane amount to try to flush out the water weight and was able to get rid of some of the bloating. I'm just annoyed. It takes me 2-3 weeks sometimes to take off 5lbs, yet all it takes is for my cycle to ACT like it wants to start and I can gain it all back in a matter of days.

UGH. I coulda had a cupcake.

**Just venting, I will shake it off in a few**
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Wednesday, March 2, 2011

I love my Twinnie!!!

So my bestie and I have youtube channels. We didn't start them (necessarily) to post all the time, but mainly to have just in case we felt like making a video. About a month ago, I posted this video:

She made a response video, but I never saw it until today when I posted the video in the last post and it came up as a "related" video. Given the fact that I've been in a funk the last week or so and just had a convo with my other best friend about how hard the weight loss journey is, this video was RIGHT ON TIME. I wanted to share both with you.

You can find her blog at http://www.watchmiilose.wordpress.com/

SistaFattyCakes Video Blog #1 3.2.11