Wednesday, October 27, 2010
Pride is apparently low fat/low calorie
This week I was anxious, to say the least, to go to my weigh in. Fortunately, if for my self esteem alone, I made my leader's jaw drop, again. This week I am down 5.4 pounds.
I'd gotten to the meeting/weigh-in early so I had a minute to talk to my leader. She congratulated me on my weight loss and I said I was relieved because I was down. I explained about last week and the week before so I was nervous about the weigh-in this week. Someone said this at the meeting last night, if you go through the effort of any sort of weight loss regimen and then you weigh in and you've gained you feel like you failed. Why, with all the yummy food out there, would you want to do that?
I also told my leader that I very nearly didn't come to weigh in this week. I told her that I was still determined to work the plan, just not sure about the weigh-in. She said that's normal and that it's ok to feel like that. There is another person at the 'office' where we go for meetings and her name is Pat. I spoke to Pat about the loss/gain/loss and she said maybe that's your pattern.
I thought.... Huh?
She said that some people get into a weight loss pattern like this so there is nothing to get disappointed or nervous about.
I thought.... Ok, maybe. This hasn't been my pattern so far, but maybe my body is still getting into the pattern and I should relax a little. This, of course, is so much easier said than done.
So, this was apparently a good week but somehow it still doesn't necessarily feel like it. I'll keep working on that. Any suggestions?