Wednesday, April 6, 2011

Weigh In

139.5

Even though I expected it (see previous entry), I'm totally bummed. I was 139.5 today. Which means, after 4 days of strict calorie counting, I'm UP by half a pound. This has actually never happened to me before. When I was actively losing the 125 pounds I lost between Aug 2009 and Dec 2010, I went 53 weeks before I had a gain.
And the reason I had a gain was because I binged for the first time in 53 weeks. Every time that I accurately count my calories, I lose weight. Except for now.

I cannot think of a bigger binge trigger. It will be a miracle if I make it through today without bingeing. I know I should not let the numbers on the scale dictate how I feel, but when I've put in this much effort (the first four days are the HARDEST to endure for me), I expect to see results. And when I don't get results, I think, "Why even bother?"

I'll update tonight.

4 comments:

  1. You have done so amazing! You know the reason why your weight is up so don't let it get you down! You'll have a loss on your next WI! YOU CAN DO IT!

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  2. Hi Katie, I just want to say that I started reading you on your other blog months ago, and you inspired me to create my own blog and lose weight, I even used your idea to take pics of my scale every weigh in. I have lost 21lbs since February 1st, and I am going strong....please feel free to check out my blog as well...thanks for being you, and all the hard work you have done....you look amazing!!!

    http://freckles-fat-be-gone.blogspot.com

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  3. Maybe up your water intake? Hang in there. Next week is sure to be better.

    Take care!

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  4. You are being too hard on yourself. Look at how much you have accomplished. I agree with upping the water. It might be leftover sodium retention. I know I tend to hold water all of the time from running 3-4 days a week. Try not to focus on the scale number. Wouldn't you rather be toned and healthy instead of "skinny" fat?

    Maggie

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