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Week 71 (2.10)


Weight: 229.4

Weekly Weight gain: 8.2
Total weight lost: 139
Average Weekly Loss: 1.96

Yup.  I gained.  I gained a lot.  In about 12 days.  Now, really, I think that some portion is from my Vegas trip.  And actually, while I ate pretty dang well, it was all restaraunt food, which tends to be over-salted. 

Add to that the fact that in the 46 hours we were in Vegas, we only slept 5.  And we all know that a proper amout of sleep is essential to good weight loss.

And add to that the fact that I had to weigh myself right after I got home from a plane flight.

Yes, those were factors.  But I know I could have done a better job pushing myself.  And while the cartilege strain put a cramp in my goals, again, I know I could have done more.

And this week, I will.

Goals:
60 minutes on elliptical
60 minutes on stair stepper
60 minutes on exercise bike
15 miles walked/ran
15 miles biked
pray daily
read the bible daily
read my devotion daily
fast
date with Anna

5 comments:

  Ben a.k.a. ~Fat Dude~

August 16, 2010 at 3:44 PM

I'm in the same boat! Gaining weight like it's going out of style! ;)

  Mary (A Merry Life)

August 16, 2010 at 6:55 PM

Yikes, that's a rough number to see on the scale. But you know why it's there and what to do so there's no need to panic. ;)

Hope this is a great week for you!

  South Beach Steve

August 16, 2010 at 6:59 PM

Boy, oh boy Beej, I feel for you. I had a big gain this week too. I bet we can both make up for this behavior this week though.

  josie (35 and Shrinking)

August 16, 2010 at 7:20 PM

Oh no Beej, a cartilege strain? That doesn't sound good. I have a lot of blog catching up to do, but am sad to hear that you have an injury! :( Yes, you gained. But you will lose it just as quick as you gained it...of that I am sure. I have missed reading your blog and keeping up with you. I hope you've been well other than your strain. That sounds painful!!!

  beej

August 16, 2010 at 8:05 PM

Yeah, you're all right. I was a little disappointed by the gain, but not worried. Does that make sense?

Yes, I was even tempted to fudge the numbers a bit, but no, it is what it is.