Because Fat Friday is just too dang discouraging. Last week, I got very frustrated because my dial scale would not go back to zero after I stepped off. I realized it was no longer giving accurate weights, and I need it to be accurate. I also realized this was a result of sharing a scale with little people. So, when I found a digital scale at Wal-Mart for 20 bucks, I bought it. I know, as I am sure you do as well, that each scale weighs differently, but I was still decidedly displeased to see that this scale determined that I weighed 155.4 pounds, even though I had NOT gained weight. Sigh. I refuse to wallow in that, because it is totally too late to change my starting weight, but I committed to a 10% loss in body weight over the next 10 weeks. That means that I should weigh my desired 140 on or before November 7.
I’ve put myself back on the 1200 calorie a day diet, and I am walking each time I take the kids to practice. In fact, one night this week I power-walked without meaning too, and ended up with sore hip flexors. I went around all Wednesday complaining that my butt hurt! It worked though! Today when I weighed, 6 days after the shocking and painful 155.4, I was down 1.6 pounds!!
New weight: 153.8
New goal: 152.3