Tuesday, December 25, 2012

Ignore the Weight Gain Behind the Curtain

I knew when I got on the scale Monday morning; the scale was going to go up.  It went from 160 to 163 over the weekend. I was not worried.  I knew I did not eat 3 pounds worth of extra food over the weekend.  What happened was that I baked bread on Thursday night and I ate a little more of it than I should have.  The extra bread caused me to retain water which increased my weight temporary.  

This was one of the most valuable lessons I have learned this year.  Do not let the small increments affect you. If you did not thing different to cause the increase, it will go away in a few days.  If the weight is still there after about 3 weeks, it is time to adjust.  

How do you deal with temporary increases in your weight?

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