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Thoughts on my weigh in today plus another random thought.

You know what the best thing about weight loss is: how the damn scale yo-yos back and forth with my weight....NOT!! One week I'm 149.2 and the next 150.2. Yes, I know the reasons why its back up to 150.2 and those reasons are: not really being as careful with my food this week, not getting in all of my workouts and the fact that my period is due to start some time this weekend, hence the not so carefulness of my eating. And yes, it's only a pound...but let me tell ya that pound is hard as shit to get off. I have spent the last 2.5 months working off 10 lbs.  I'm not terribly upset about the "gain" as I know what its from and there's a good chance that it will be gone by the end of the weekend. Yet, it's still so frustrating. 

I am one of "those" people who is a scale watcher and I have come to accept that. But I don't let the number on the scale determine how my day is going to go. I will still go to the gym and do my workout how I had planned it out...I will not try to do more so that number will go down since in the end it will all average itself out. I might pout a minute or two until the reality of it sinks in, but that to me is human nature. In the last year I have had a few times where I have gained weight back and I didn't let it stop me and this measly little 16 ounces isn't going to either. I will be solidly in the the 140's by the end of this month!! And to me that would be around 147-148....only 2-3 lbs and I still have two weeks left. Yep...I'm gonna make that goal!!

Plus I'm trying to keep in mind that I'm building more and more muscle every week as I continue to lift weights and that when I go back for my BOD POD test at the beginning of December that I will have the results of not only less body weight but less body fat too.

Onto another topic...

This morning as I was relaxing before the kids had to get up for school I had a random thought pop in my head. Last year at Christmas time my mom took a group shot of all of us since we haven't been together in so many years. At this time I was right about 200 lbs. This year when we have the picture taken I am hoping to be 135 lbs...that's only about 15 lbs from where I am now and I have little over 3 months to get there. I really can't wait to see the difference. That will be a 65 lb difference in photos...with an over all weight lost of about 107 lbs. 

Here's a picture of what I looked like last Christmas....can't wait to show an updated picture in a few months. 

I'm the one in the yellow (yuck!)


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