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Old 02-19-2011, 11:24 PM   #446 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by Bubbs21 View Post
The scales have not moved in a week. I have increased my aerobic effort, been religious about my workouts and food intake, have regular BM's and my 7 day caloric deficit is over 8,000 calories. In fact the scales went up 1.4lbs this morning. What the !@#$%^?

I am frustrated, angry and befuddled. I know one needs to focus on the overall direction. I am just not feeling so positive this morning. In fact, I was feeling quite good until I stepped on the dam scales.

Advice to shake thinks up and restart the downward trend is welcome.

Happy weekend to all.
Keep at it, the scale WILL start going down again. Really, it is average weekly loss that's important. I've had the scale not move for a week, sometimes two. Then, back-to-back 7lb loss weeks. I tend to have a good week, and couple of slower ones, then another good one. The average, though, remains fairly consistant.

If you KNOW you are running a good deficit, don't worry, be happy! The loss will come.

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May 4, 2010...... 440? lbs. (Start FitDay Size 60 Jeans)
June 19, 2010.... 393 lbs. (First Weigh-in)
June 19, 2011.... 229 lbs. (164 lbs. gone in one year :-)
Current Weight... 185 lbs. (Size 36 Jeans)

Next Goal 169 lbs. (07/04/12)
Ultimate Goal 165 lbs. (12/31/12)

The best exercises for weight loss are Fork Putdowns and Table Pushaways.

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