I was a little frustrated this week when I attended my Weight Watchers meeting to get weighed in. I found that after a wonderful 4lb weight loss last week that I gained almost all of it back this week. I gained 3.4**lbs this week. I was devastated. I feel like I have just been on a huge roller coaster the last couple weeks. DOWN UP DOWN UP
So I am just a bit frustrated, I mean I think anyone would be when they see a 3.4lb gain. So I sat back and thought about it. Here is my thing. I started that wonderful monthly visitor could that be the evil behind the weight gain? At looking at several other peoples post and blogs I believe it really could be for two reasons. First when that lovely visitor comes I am always craving sweets than salts. One of my favorites is eating popcorn while at the same time eating chocolate. So was I on track with points. No not really, I used a lot of my extra points this week. I usually don’t have chocolate in the house since I know it is such a weakness for me. However, there was a lot of chocolate in the house this week since there was leftover Easter Basket items. The temptation was there and I caved into it.
On to my second point…I seem to retain a lot of water during this time. This most likely is caused by the salt and sweets I take in. So I was expecting a bit of a gain but not a whole 3.4lbs. I felt reassured when I read several of my other friends’ blogs to find that some of them seem to have an overall 10lb swing during this time. OK I think I would have gone nuts if it was a full 10lbs. Three was more than enough for me. So I am going to start tracking this. I want to see if I am a constant and each week that I weigh in with Mother Nature I am up. It will be interesting to see.
So where does this leave me. Well I am ready to throw out all the leftover candy from Easter. I don’t need it and I feel like my kids have had more than enough. Then hope that I am down a decent amount next week. Maybe 13 will be lucky for me…
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