Friday, June 01, 2007

Looking deep into my crystal ball I have a prediction…

And it ain’t purty. I'm no gypsie but I am predicting disaster on this coming Tuesday’s weigh-in. Ok, so disaster is a little much, a little dramatic, a little embellished but still I have a very bad feeling about what’s going to happen on the scale. This week has been horrible for my food intake and my exercise as been non-existent.

It’s the dreaded 3 or 4 days before I’m due to start my period and the monster-that-is-my-belly has been ravenous. I’ve seriously been an unstoppable eating machine. It’s not all been bad food, although the extra large baklava I had today at lunch sure isn’t going to help me, but it’s just been tremendous amounts of food that I’ve been ingesting. I really just cannot be filled/satisfied. It seems so unfair and quite the chickens-way-out to totally blame my eating extravaganza on PMS but I have no other explanation unless my body has been hi-jacked by aliens who plan on feeding me until I explode. If that is the plan, they’re executing it very well. I don’t remember what I used to like about feeling stuffed but I do know I used to keep eating until I felt this way all the time. Now after eating until I’m very full I just feel like a slug. I wonder what used to be so satisfying about it? (I haven’t piqued my curiosity enough to continue the habit until I figure it out though, thank God.)

I missed my Wednesday workout because I was just too tired to get my butt out of the house. It has nothing to do with PMS. This one is all on me. I just could not make myself get dressed and go to the gym. I was in bed at 8:30 and fast asleep by 8:31. After working all day and going to school all evening both Monday and Tuesday nights I just am having such a hard time going to the gym on Wednesdays. Luckily my classes are almost over and they will no longer rule my workouts but until then I think I’m going to continue to have difficulty with my Wednesday workouts. And when I miss one then it totally throws my whole week off.

Tonight is supposed to be my second workout for the week but now will only be my first and unless I do back-to-back-to-back workouts Fri., Sat. and Sunday there is no other way for me to get in 3 workouts before Tuesday morning. Granted Tuesday morning is just one day in this whole scheme of things I was really wanting to continue to see some negative numbers, get back over my 66 pound mark and be on my way to 75. I don’t think this week is gonna be it for me.

So right now I am officially kicking those aliens out of my body, I’m reclaiming myself back and am going to live the rest of this time before my weigh-in in a healthful manner. Only Tuesday will I truly know the damage those little green Martians inflicted upon me.

6 comments:

***CCC*** said...

Bah, we have all been there. I've been dealing with my period all week and I am ravenous. I told my husband yesterday I feel like a bottomless pit.

I've just kept trying to push myself through and telling myself it will all be back to normal next week, it will all be back to normal next week...

Do not beat yourself up for missing your workout. Is there another time, another day you can make it work? If not, just try to be more active that day in general. Life happens.

I don't think the disaster will be what you're imagining...Tuesday is a long way away still. You have four days to do some healthy things and who knows? You may actually reverse the damage.

Keep fighting!!!

AGirlWorthLosing said...

Oh to be a woman. I know how that feels and believe me I hate it too! Tuesday is still days away...You can do it!

Suzie said...

Ya'll. That's just stinking thinkin. Whenever my period rolls around, I look on the bright side and figure if I try hard enough, Aunt Flo will at least be a one pound weight loss.

SarahAa said...

I'm cracking up at "stinkin thinkin". Totally cute.

Shannon said...

I completely understand! I think you've done a great job of brushing yourself off and jumping right back on though :-) I agree with CCC, is there another time you can walk or exercise an additional 30 minutes? That's what I do if I miss a workout...the next one I walk 45 min. and listen to music. It takes the guilt away from missing the previous workout AND contributes a little more calories burned than not doing anything to make it up! GOOD JOB!!

Good luck on Tuesday, too!

Livy said...

Doesn't that totally suck when you know that your way in is going to be scary? You forget about this week, concentrate on next weeks efforts. They say excercise helps fatigue too. I am tired alot, from burning the candle at both ends, but I wonder how much is related to my obesity.