Steven Anthony's Journal, 25 May 2018

Day 39 of my 90-day program went pretty good. My appetite was more normal, I felt in control but was really unhappy about the week overall. My weigh-in this morning was a disaster with a 6 lbs gain. It was not a good week, but after breakfast I will start my 3-day fast. I feel like I really need it to regroup and reflect.

Although I am upset, I am not going to self sabotage. I am going to put this behind me and get to a happy place without food. I feel shook up, but it is time to move this thing forward. I am determined that next week I will have good results to post.

One positive, my blood pressure is "normal" for my age. I am walking 5 miles per day with some (okay not much) extra weight lifting thrown in. My energy is high and my clothes fit better.

I worried all week I have gained weight, it sort of made me a bit miserable. Now that the truth is revealed, it's time to accept it and move on to better things. Have a great weekend everyone!

Diet Calendar Entries for 25 May 2018:
1673 kcal Fat: 149.39g | Prot: 59.28g | Carb: 27.93g.   Breakfast: Hard-Boiled Egg, Best Foods Real Mayonnaise, Albertsons Heavy Whipping Cream, Butter (Salted). Lunch: Great Value Sharp Cheddar Cheese, Ranch Salad Dressing, Mixed Salad Greens, Avocados. more...
2704 kcal Activities & Exercise: Walking (brisk) - 4/mph - 1 hour and 20 minutes, Resting - 14 hours and 40 minutes, Sleeping - 8 hours. more...

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But, it wasn't 8 pounds like I did :) You know you will be fine. It is just water weight from your body hanging onto every bit of glucose. A low carb fast (and exercise!) will wipe that out. Two months from now you and I will be the same weight :) 
25 May 18 by member: adefwebserver
it must be water retention  
25 May 18 by member: Keilin_4
No big. You know exactly what to do. Let's go! #flush-it #grindtime  
25 May 18 by member: jimmiepop
You are doing great!! The scale is not how you should measure your success at all. I speak from experience. I weigh more than I did a year ago, but my measurements are less. My appetite is better.(I was always starving - "hangry" almost!) . I eat 300-400 more calories a day than I did at this same time last year which gives me more energy and more nutrients. My sleep is greatly improved. Embrace those non-scale victories - or at least look for them - they are more motivating than the scale. 
25 May 18 by member: RiverRes
I'm glad it went well! 
25 May 18 by member: Annyoakly
hope U have a wonderful weekend! 
25 May 18 by member: marshakanady
It sounds like you are ready to get on track, again!  
25 May 18 by member: Suz7272
Thanks everyone! Next week will be better, already better really. Thanks again! 
25 May 18 by member: Steven Anthony
Thatโ€™s the attitude! Put it aside and move on. The future is what is of concern now. You have reviewed, you got your feedback, you know what to change, so now you can!๐Ÿ™‹๐Ÿป 
25 May 18 by member: smprowett
I put my scale right next to the refrigerator hoping it will shame me into staying out of the kitchen between meals. 
25 May 18 by member: BlueFront

     
 

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