Sunday, September 21, 2008

Weekly Weigh-In

So I went in for my WW weekly weigh-in today, since tomorrow Mr. Sam is having his 6 months pictures done. I gotta say, I'm a little disappointed and maybe it's my own fault. I might have set my expectations WAY higher than they should be. The previous times I've done the program the weight just melted off initially, almost effortlessly, and I'm not really seeing that this time around.

OK, without further ado:

Pounds lost this week: 1.6 lbs
Total lost: 6 lbs

Now, I know that 6 lbs in 2 weeks is great and I really shouldn't be complaining, but once you've done the program before it's hard NOT to compare your progress to your previous results. Scott's explanation was that it's two kids later and I'm also older. Right,... love ya too buddy!

He also asked why losing 1.6 lbs has the same effect as if I'd gained 5 lbs. I was quick to explain it didn't: losing 1.6 lbs made me sad and disappointed; if on the other hand I would have gained 5 lbs, he would have had to go find me and drag me out of The Commissary BBQ while trying to pry an entire slab (or two) of ribs off my hands. See the difference?

And besides, there was a lady at the meeting (talk about older, much, much older, like granny older) who lost 8 pounds on her first week in the program. Kind of makes you wonder what am I doing wrong (or what laxative did she take last night ~ sign me up!).

Anyhoo, not much I can do about it now. I'm starting my new week with a new attitude.

I'm kicking butt this week!!!

And if I don't,... well then brace yourself The Commissary!

3 comments:

Sandy P. said...

Hi Liz,
You keep up the good work. You know you can do it. Why should every time be the same as the last? You didn't gain it the same way did you? No.

Hope everything else is going well - I can't believe Sam is 6 mos!

Talk to you soon...
Sandy

Lynn B said...

I maintained...how's THAT for frustrating!! I am finding it much harder after kids, too. It's almost like my body THINKS I should be like this! Slowly but surely, we will get there!

Liz Butler said...

Yes, I think I'm putting too much pressure on myself and need to relax just a little. You guys are right, it's not like I gained it all overnight. And it's not exactly realistic to think that it will just come off quickly either. Thanks for the chat girls! I seriously feel much better.