Getting into Shape: End of Week 14

Just ducking in. Before I give you this week’s news, I have one comment.

Snow! What a surprise! We never get snow around here!

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Okay. So onto this.

Beginning Wii Weight: 223.8 (My heaviest ever after this summer.)
Wii Weight on 1-28-14: 207.7
Total: 16.1 pounds LOST

Weight Watchers on Initial Weigh In: 224
Weight Watchers on 1-28-14: 210.2 (an overall gain of .2 for the week)
Total: 13.2 pounds LOST

Hey, this seems remarkably the same, doesn’t it? After a trip to Vegas, it’s good, baybee, it’s good.

What’s behind the scenes: Today I gained 2 pounds on the Wii. Woah. So next week’s numbers might be up a bit. We’ll see. There are several possible reasons: increased exercise, perhaps Vegas catchup (note how I didn’t gain weight when I got back. Could I be paying now?), perhaps female events (thanks to thyroid pills, I do get a period every once in a while, and I can count on a weight gain of around two pounds), stress (yesterday was worthy of my old attitude toward relaxation. There was no down time at all, and I fell asleep during my writing period. Crap. Cortisol, that’s all I’m saying.) or my personal favorite, acid reflux disease (sometimes things get, well, stoppered.) I’m still on program, but I have been using some of my flex points, so it could be as simple as too many flex points in too short a time. Although nothing like that has happened yet, it could happen.

So, we’ll see what we have tomorrow. I expect a dip. Just how much of a dip we’ll see. The drama! The drama!

Gotta go. Gotta have some lunch, I teach in another hour, and I still have a boatload of fire science work to do.

Author: Catherine Schaff-Stump

Catherine Schaff-Stump writes fiction for children and young adults. Her most recent book, The Vessel of Ra, is the first book in the Klaereon Scroll series. She is currently working on its sequel, as well as penning the middle grade adventures of Abigail Rath, monster hunter.

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