I was happy to weigh in today at 147.8 pounds, up 2.4 pounds from June. And, yes, I truly was happy. In this time between surgeries, I have set my goal as to maintain. So, yes, I would have preferred to not gain 2.4 pounds since June. But, I am still within my maintenance window where I maintained my free lifetime status at Weight Watchers. I need to weigh at or below 148 pounds for that. And, there was a time during this week, when I was above it.
This is an example of how weight doesn’t necessarily reflect what you have immediately done. Had I weighed in at either of the last two Saturdays I would have weighed less than today. But, ironically, this was my best week for food since I had my surgery in May. And the two weeks before this week where next best. So, really, this week has gone well. What I think I am seeing on the scale now is a reflect of the last couple of weeks of June and the first week of this month when I really was higher than usual. It just took that long for it to really reflect on the scale. [Read more…]