kingkeld's Journal, 29 April 2012

Had a BLAST yesterday! The result is - of course - a HORRIBLE HORRIBLE weigh-in.

I am SO tempted to NOT record this, but I better do it. This will bring me back in the "green" ticker section - a place I do NOT want to be.

Of course, It's not like I spontaneously ate 25,000 extra calories. Other factors gotta be in play here. Most of this will be gone in a few days, the rest will come. I'm done having fun, and on track today.

So what awesome fun did we have yesterday? More on that tomorrow. Today is family time day.

Happy Sunday, everyone! Life is good!
182.3 lb Lost so far: 159.4 lb.    Still to go: 0 lb.    Diet followed poorly.

Diet Calendar Entries for 29 April 2012:
1057 kcal Fat: 34.73g | Prot: 75.26g | Carb: 114.97g.   Breakfast: Egg, Rye Bread, Sliced Ham (Extra Lean), Olive Oil. Lunch: Tomatoes. Dinner: salmon, Mixed vegetables. Snacks/Other: Whole milk, mixed fruit, banana. more...
2596 kcal Activities & Exercise: Sleeping - 8 hours, Sitting - 15 hours and 30 minutes, Standing - 30 minutes. more...
on diet kingkeld's own diet   gaining 23.9 lb a week


Enjoy your family day, Keld. Tomorrow's weigh-in will be better. 
29 Apr 12 by member: Helewis
Have a great day 
29 Apr 12 by member: Sk1nnyfuture
life is very good 
29 Apr 12 by member: rockytu
I HOPE it will be better, Helewis! ...of course it will. I know it's a fluke, though I did misbehave some, nothing like what this weigh-in indicates. It'll come off again before I know it - so I'm not at all worried. I just don't like to see that green bar. :) 
29 Apr 12 by member: kingkeld
An overnight increase of that size suggests your body is basically running on empty. No glycogen, low water....the result of a very prolonged calorie deficit. It also suggests you haven't actually been eating at your maintenance level, because this weight would have come back on already. FWIW, after I got done losing most of my fat the first time around, about a year ago, I regained nearly 12 pounds almost immediately - very little of it fat. Don't let this number on the scale scare you! In my opinion, it's actually a good thing - you're restocking a lot of what had been depleted. You'll probably see most of it flush out in the next couple days, though, unless you keep up the same dietary pace you had yesterday. 
29 Apr 12 by member: Nimm
good info, Nimm. Thanks for all of us. 
29 Apr 12 by member: Helewis
It's a common problem for dieting - and one that I made, and don't want to see others repeat. When you reach your goal weight, your body is often depleted of most of its labile reserves. Increasing calories helps refill those temporary stores, but causes fast, large upticks on the scale - which are very, very unnerving. This weight regain has to happen sooner or later though, if you get back to your maintenance level. But overreacting to the scale movement and interpreting it as a large calorie surplus is a mistake - you cab end up keeping yourself in a deficit and brutalizing your metabolism even more. It's a rough psychological dilemma after months of careful calorie counting and weight monitoring! 
29 Apr 12 by member: Nimm
Interesting Nimm, thanks from me too :-) 
29 Apr 12 by member: Sk1nnyfuture
Thanks from me too, Nimm. This IS good info. I'm in no way in a panic about the weight. I know it'll come off again, most of it. There will always be fluctuations.  
29 Apr 12 by member: kingkeld
Family Day Here too! Have a GREAT one! 
29 Apr 12 by member: jessabridge4444
I'll bet there's some water retention factoring in there! 
29 Apr 12 by member: ferlengheti
Nimm- Very useful info for those of us agonizing over the last 10 lbs...and Keld, enjoy life thats why were here- your smart enough and have worked hard enough to live in moderation from this point on. Cheers to you! 
29 Apr 12 by member: sarahduke
Hi Kingkeld - I am back on here - out of necessity. And salt is a big culprit with the weigh-ins, but one does need it to some degree or they will have fainting spells, etc. I am going to do low carb again in the next few weeks I will start it gradually by eating up the pasta items in my place. And doubling my walking to 4 miles a day at least. I see you are doing well and those who are on here the most consistently do the best and maintain the best too.  
29 Apr 12 by member: GlennM


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