Something to remember, when you gain weight

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kingkeld

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Posted: 17 Mar 2011, 09:51
Hi everyone.

I am sure that pretty much everyone here feel like I do, when the scale goes UP instead of DOWN. I get annoyed, angry at myself and frustrated, especially if I do not see that I did anything wrong the day before (I weigh in daily). I absolutely hate seeing a higher number on that little hell-machine.

However, when I do gain weight (and I often do) I make sure to go into my weight history to take a good look. Then I realize that my new "high" weight is significantly lower than it was a week or a month ago, and that I am still overall doing great.

What matters is the long term commitment, the continuity. If you did not lose weight today, who cares? As long as you overall lose more than you gain, you will win! Smile

I hope this helps some of you. I know it helped me.

Kingkeld.
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gnat824

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Posted: 17 Mar 2011, 10:28
Thanks for that perspective! I'm worried that I might see a gain this week and I'm really struggling with it. But you're right- its the trend that matters. In addition to weighing less than I did before, I'm also smaller, stronger, and more fit. It's sad how, no matter how many accomplishments we can point to, one bad number on the scale will still make us feel like a failure. But we ARE moving in the right direction and just have to keep at it!
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kimmyd2007

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Posted: 17 Mar 2011, 11:03
You are soooo right. Thanks for the perspectiveSmile
Manzanita106

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Posted: 17 Mar 2011, 11:37
This is totally right. I went through a 45 pound loss 1.5 years ago and every week I would have a little tiny bump up of about 0.5 lbs, and then it would go down again, even lower than the day before! This is only natural water fluctuations-most likely due to humidity and the outside temperature. keep with it guys!
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