Last night’s weigh-in was as I had expected. I was up 1.6 pounds, mostly I think, due to the weekend. We ate out more than we usually do, and I did not order as well as I should have. Luckily, and happily however, my weight is still in the 280’s, which is great. Next week, I plan for there to be a loss.
At the meeting last night, someone made a point that when you’re losing weight, it’s like 75% food and 25% exercise. In other words, you can exercise all you want, but if you don’t at least make some healthy changes food-wise, it’s unlikely you’ll lose. Which seems to be true for me. For the last week, I used all 28 of my activity points and then some, and ate well during the week. But most evenings, and my weekend was pretty bad.
Besides my daily points target, I have 35 points in my points allowance, weekly. So I can go over for a couple of days and still stay within reason, supposedly. And it does work for some people. For me though, it seems that when I use more than half my point’s allowance, I gain. So last night, I got out a new points book, and decided to limit how many points I get with my points allowance. I crossed off half of them. To see a change, I will be taking my tracking book with me all weekend. I should really tape it to my arm. I will track everything I eat, and eat way better this weekend, and these evenings. I will exercise, though I won’t be trying for every day right now, to see if there’s a difference.
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