Wow, another week gone by; and it's time for our weigh in to see how everyone did this past week. I don't see much activity on the forum, so is it safe to think everyone is spending their time at the gym, going for long walks, or getting other types of exercise, cooking good healthy meals, etc??
As for myself, I admit that I, apparently, didn't work hard enough this week, even though I thought I was doing well. Again, my weight has been all over the scale; at one point, I was down to 144, which was great. Even after weigh in last week, my scale went down by about 2 lbs, after I'd worked on some gardening for a few hours. All said and done, though, I went from 146.8 last week to 147, this week, which is a gain of 0.2 lbs....... and totally unacceptable.
What did I do wrong? Well, during the week, I did just fine, eating good lunches; I was busy all week with physical work, so got plenty of exercise. I'm sure that's what allowed me to drop down to the 144 lbs. It was yesterday that I "stumbled". Hubby and I went out for breakfast, prior to doing some shopping/errands; breakfast was okay, because I made reasonable choices. The problem came in the afternoon....... I did not eat lunch (was still full from breakfast), so when I got hungry about midafternoon - what did I grab to eat?? None other than some chips and dip!! Plus I had let myself get TOO hungry, so I ate more of them than I otherwise would have. Supper time found me too lazy to cook, so I ate a sandwich with processed meat, and........... more chips (no dip)!!
I think I can safely say that my increase in weight has more to do with the salt on the chips, than with anything else. My fingers, face and feet are swollen this morning, which is a clear indication that I have fluid retention. I plan to do more gardening today, and when I step on the scale this evening, I've no doubt that my weight will be less.
In the meantime, I must be accountable and claim the 0.2 lb gain, and strive to do better this coming week; after all, summer is only a few weeks away.
So, how about everyone else? How has your week gone? I'm looking forward to giving kudos to everyone for losing the designated pound. On that note, I'm off to do my gardening while the area I'll be working in, is still in shade; our 90 degree + days make it difficult at best to work outside later in the day. Ready, set, GO.............
Wishing everyone a great week.
Win, by losing that weight!!