Wednesday, February 24, 2010

Week 7 Cleanse

Wt loss: +1lbs :-(
Wt loss to date: 7lbs

This has been an interesting week to say the least. Diet has been very good, training solid and I gained a pound! It has been a good week in terms of understanding how frustrating it is to use the scale as an indicator of progress. I coach clients on this all the time and, quite frankly, I have NEVER used the scale to see if I was achieving my goals, I typically use body fat and how my clothes fit (circumference measurements) and these are a much better indicator as muscle weighs more than fat and you can be getting smaller and not losing a lot of body weight! I now know the acute frustration of feeling great, knowing you are leaner and seeing that number pop up and it deflating your attitude for the whole day! I have more empathy for those who are doing this and I also have a personal experience with how tough overall weight loss is. This will not deter me at all as I have a very long term goal and the 1st and most important goal of getting sugar and processed carbs out of my diet is doing very, very well!

Until next week......

Blessings,

Rami.

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