Saturday, March 27, 2010

I refuse to accept a gain this week...

I really can't believe I gained 8/10ths of a pound this week. I mean, what the heck?!

I did good all week and I mean ALL week. According to my scales at home, I lost 2/10ths so at WW I should have, at the very least, broken even. But to gain almost a whole pound. I refuse to accept that!

Now, I'm not saying that the WW scales are messed up. In fact, I bank on the fact that of all the scales on this planet, WW scales should be the most accurately functioning. I depend on that every week. So I believe they are accurate.

So what am I saying then? Am I saying there's something wrong with my scales at home? Possibly. But I don't want to think that. I want to think that my scales at home do fluctuate from time to time. I mean, I bought them on sale like 10 years ago at KMart, so at some point they're going to be letting me down. But I don't want to believe that. They've been so consistent for me over these past few months.

So then if it's not the WW scale and it's not my scales at home, what am I trying to say?

Well, here's my best explanation. Something drastically went wrong between the time I weighed myself at home this morning and when I weighed in at WW.

Something altogether unexplainable. Something from another dimension. Something so strange that I don't think even the best CSI and NCS investigators could solve.

What happened was this... I all of the sudden bloated between 8:30 and 8:45 this morning. That's my explanation. That's what must have happened.

It's really my only explanation because there is no way I am accepting this gain.

I reject it. It did not happen. In the immortal words of Derek Zoolander's father "it's dead to me".

So, now that I have that off my chest, how did you guys do this week? I'm pulling for you, so let me know how you did.



KimberlyO said...

Hi Cara,

I'm sort of a "silent" follower.. (although that makes me sound like a stalker). :) Were you wearing exactly the same clothes when were on your home scale compared to the WW scale? (including shoes) When you weigh yourself at home, do you leave the scale out in the same spot or do you take it out of the closet and put it on the floor? If you do the latter, maybe it wasn't balanced properly?

Keep up with the GREAT job you've done so far!! :)

Gayla @ Slim Fit Mama said...

Cara, good luck. I'm currently at my halfway point - been here for over a year now. I've recently gotten bit by the bug and wanting to lose again. Like you, I started journaling my progress in hopes that it helps to hold me accountable for achieving those goals.

--cara said...

KimberlyO, What I do is weight myself at home before I go into WW every Saturday morning and I make sure when I do that, that I'm always wearing the exact same thing and the scale is in the exact same place. So I have a consistent from Saturday morning to Saturday morning. My scale at home is 1 pound lighter than the WW scale. And it's usually dead on. In all seriousness, I'm sure it was my scale at home. But it was just really weird. It hasn't been that far off in a long time.

Gayla, I'm so glad you're finding the courage to get back at it. I know it's hard. I don't know if I could have made it all this time without blogging through my trials. I hope it helps you like it has helped me. Good luck!

MaryFran said...

I've often wondered about the sudden onslaught of water retention!!!! It's happened to me in the past. Don't let it get you down....keep doing what you are and next week you'll have incredible results!!!