I didn’t post my progress last week because I was ashamed of it. I promised I wouldn’t overindulge over the holiday weekend – yet that’s exactly what I did. And it lasted through the rest of the week. I gained 3.7 pounds that week.
So today’s weigh in will look like I gained weight (I have since the previous post) because I’m using the official numbers I post here as my baseline, but the truth is that I’m down 2.6 pounds this week. I’ll take it. And this comes in spite of the following from last night:
Yeah, I shouldn’t have eaten so many Doritos. But the truth is that overall I had a very good week food-wise. Which brings me to the shift in focus. My diet. I’m nailing my workouts (full disclosure: this week has been a complete break from working out so I can work on shifting my focus and resetting my mindset). What my problem is, and generally always is, is my diet.
A friend recommended I check out Lean Gains and I am intrigued. This week I started Intermittent Fasting (IF) to see if this shift in not only what I eat but when I eat will help me. So far I’m managing okay. My calorie intake is generally 1500 or less per day, and I eat between noon and 8pm, fasting the other 16 hours each day.
Is this simply a fad? Or is it truly something that will help me? Time and data will tell.
Starting Weight: 233.6
Last Weigh-in: 219
Current Weight: 220.1
But remember – it’s really a loss of 2.6 for the single week.
And I am still, shockingly enough, losing inches.
Waist: -2.5 (no change)
Hips: -4.25 (no change)
Arms: -3 (up from 4)
Calves: -1.75 (no change)
Total: -27.75 inches