Jitterbug23's Journal, 06 January 2018

Grrr! I've been under my calorie goal all week, drank plenty of water & even worked out the past two days! No problem, Imma keep goin!
142.0 lb Lost so far: 8.0 lb.    Still to go: 7.0 lb.    Diet followed reasonably well.

Diet Calendar Entries for 06 January 2018:
1509 kcal Fat: 123.78g | Prot: 66.00g | Carb: 38.55g.   Breakfast: LouAna Liquid Coconut Oil, Land O'Lakes Heavy Whipping Cream, Kraft Blue Cheese Crumbles, Kroger Real Bacon Bits, Dole Romaine Lettuce, Red Salsa, Publix Red Bell Pepper, Hard-Boiled Egg, Kroger Lite Creamy Ranch Dressing, Kroger Mild Guacamole, Broccoli, Cauliflower. Lunch: Canned Mixed Vegetables, Finely Shredded Pizza Cheese, Ground Pork, Frozen Cauliflower. Dinner: Egg, Finely Shredded Pizza Cheese, Pesto Rosso, Original Cream Cheese, Sliced Pepperoni, Almond Flour. Snacks/Other: Low Carb Peanut Butter Cookies, Kroger Classic Mayo, Kroger Classic Garden Salad, Kroger Thick Cut Bacon, Ken's Steak House Lite Caesar Salad Dressing, Kroger Medium Cheddar Cheese. more...
1765 kcal Activities & Exercise: Bike Machine (Cycling) - 15 minutes, Walking (moderate) - 3/mph - 30 minutes, Resting - 15 hours and 15 minutes, Sleeping - 8 hours. more...
on diet Jitterbug23's own diet   gaining 3.5 lb a week

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I know it's frustrating but it could just be hormones or salt. You're doing fine! Just keep cruising along. 
06 Jan 18 by member: 2019Willbelit
It is common to retain water when you start to exercise. "THE SCALE IS NOT THE WHOLE STORY Both weight bearing and even endurance exercise may cause tiny micro tears in your muscle fibers. The more strenuous the workout, the more trauma inflicted. Your amazing body begins to repair these tears right away and the end result are stronger muscles. One way your body defends itself against further injury after this micro trauma occurs is to surround the afflicted area with fluid. It is typical for your freshly worked muscles to look temporarily pumped up from the additional fluid surrounding them. The scale may temporarily reflect this extra water weight even though you may be working hard to lose weight. Stepping on the scale immediately after your workout is a poor way to gauge your average weight. 
06 Jan 18 by member: 2426girl
You're doing great. Keep up the good work. It may take a week or two to see the results you want on the scale. That does not mean you are not losing body fat and getting leaner. If you are sticking to your plan, you will see the results. 
06 Jan 18 by member: 2426girl
This is common after a workout 
06 Jan 18 by member: rosio19
same here! went up 1.5lb today - the body is pulling pounds out of thin air. it's so frustrating, but I am not giving up - keep going! 
06 Jan 18 by member: frostedfields
Good luck! Iā€™m just starting my weight loss. šŸ’• stay positive 
06 Jan 18 by member: rose12ga
One way body builders increase their energy after a workout and reduce the muscle fatigue and turn around time on the repairs is by taking creatine. 
06 Jan 18 by member: smprowett
Please don't freak out or worry. Women always fluctuate a pound or two. Remember: too high of sodium intake... water weight. PMS... water weight. Food sensitivity... water weight. I know you want all your weight off like 4 days ago, but give it time. :) 
06 Jan 18 by member: WereYorkie
Hang in there! It takes time but you will succeed in the long run. I lost 30 pounds but it took 2 years.  
06 Jan 18 by member: Gingerk65
building habits is what's reeeally powerful. ā¤ you're doing great. 
06 Jan 18 by member: LaShrebeka_BeastMode
focus on how you feel. : ) 
06 Jan 18 by member: jeanbean13
Yep. Sometimes a gain makes no sense at all. But, nobody bats a 1000. 
06 Jan 18 by member: ggreen67
Then you surely have lost some fat,,,,Dont even bother about weight,,, 
06 Jan 18 by member: paramvirsingh
but only if you are sure you have counted calories right. 
06 Jan 18 by member: paramvirsingh
My weigh keeps going up, too. I keep expecting the bottom to drop out at some point. 
06 Jan 18 by member: Roland Castaneda
Thanks everybody, I sure love all the advice, support, and info! I'm very new to working out & even though I'm super sore, I do feel great. I'm super motivated & very proud of myself. you are all so great I just love this community! 
06 Jan 18 by member: Jitterbug23
muscle weights more than fat, you are toning 
06 Jan 18 by member: g.sue
don't give up. you're doing great! 
06 Jan 18 by member: Elishasgoal
Be sure not to work your same muscle back to back give that group 48 to72hrs healing time, that's if your doing free weights or machine. 
06 Jan 18 by member: murphthesurf
Sometimes results show days later- keep it up! :) 
06 Jan 18 by member: Mickidoodle

     
 

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