Friday, March 4, 2011

Scared Straight!

I really hope you all enjoyed the Chicago pictures from my last post that Matt took while he was out here.  I think he's a great photographer, that's why I keep him around!

Had a run-in with the scale this morning.  It's not my official weigh in but I kind of wanted to see where I was at.  I knew it wouldn't be good.  Lots of sodium, lots of candy, lots of bread, lots...lots...lots...

Here is how the run-in with Mr. Scale went:  Stepped on scale, saw number, rolled eyes, vowed never to eat again!

I'm very frustrated at myself.  How can I gain this much weight so fast!  Just 4 short months ago, I was about 15 lbs lighter.  Really!

So that's the story of my life right now.  And I really would like to get a personal trainer.  Incredibly bad, but I can't see spending $50 per session for it!  What's a girl to do?

6 comments:

  1. Take it easy on yourself! I've actually gained 10-12 pounds since I started running and at first I freaked out but then I remembered that muscle weighs more than fat. Obviously don't stop eating! Maybe you need to focus a bit more on what you're eating? Try lean proteins, healthy snacks and drink water to hydrate. It's a long process but you will get where you want to be. Do you think you can afford a trainer every other week or once per month? That might help focus you if that's what your struggle is?

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  2. That's a really good idea Mallory, about the trainer. I'm not renewing my gym membership in a few months though and was going to check out other gyms in the area. I was going to ask about their personal training too. Maybe I'll think about going that route.

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  3. It might help to get a regular work out partner. Someone to help hold you accountable? I know sometimes thats the only way I get stuff done!

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  4. Just get back on track and don't do anything crazy. Good nutrition and exercise will have you back where you want to be in not time flat.

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  5. I love the pictures Matt took!

    Don't sweat 15 pounds - just be more mindful of portions, etc. Maybe only not track one day you are with Matt and the rest count your points?

    I am going back to WW for the first time in three weeks tomorrow, so I am a bit nervous too - I took the excuse of my husband being sick that I couldn't "take time" to fix good food or exercise - how lame is that?!

    Hugs!

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  6. Hang in there, Amanda! You know what to do and you can do it. Don't be frustrated with yourself; it's just a little detour!

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