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Weekly Weigh In : Week 8 : Is the Scale Broken? #NSNation

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weeklyweighin_thumb34_thumbThis is the end of week 8 on Nutrisystem!

I weighed in on Wednesday, however I’ve been holding off on creating this post. Simply because either something is wrong or my scale is broken. I’m hoping it is the later of the two and later I will tell you why..

But for now here is what I’m focusing on this week.

A little word called motivation. What IS motivation? Motivation is a ready and willingness to do something.

Often times I hear people say “I have no motivation to work today, I have no motivation to lose weight, I have no motivation to clean etc…” Heck I say these things myself, every day I need to find “motivation” to do something.

People say they need motivation like it is some item they need to find. Motivation is just another word to replace the word laziness… right?

I’m too Lazy to work today.. I’m too lazy to lose weight.. I’m too lazy to clean the house.

I’m realizing this week that motivation to lose this weight is NOT going to come to me, this is not something that I’m going to find. In order to lose this weight I’m gonna have to get off of my lazy butt and just do it!

So there are things that can help with this task and here is what I’m going to do to get this ball rolling.

– Placing a picture that I HATE of myself on the fridge door, seeing what I “hate to see” each time I want to run to the fridge for munchies will help remind me why I’m losing weight.

– Stop thinking about the weight I want to lose and start taking action, actions are stronger than words and just thinking about the weight I want to lose is not going to get the weight off.

– Focus on my goals one day at a time. Instead of day dreaming about my goal for the week or for the month/year I need to focus on me right now, today. Am I doing everything I can today to meet my goals for the day, in turn these successful days will turn into a successful week/month/year.

Losing weight is not a race and I don’t expect it to come off overnight, however if I can’t stay focused on the main task at hand it will never come off at all.

The plan works… but you have to work the plan.

So with that said I will get to my weigh in for this week…

I weighed in on Wednesday at 212 Lbs. even… Do you realize this is a 5 Lb gain in ONE week?

SOoooo. I’m hoping that something is wrong with my scale because honestly this week was not one I thought was a bad one. I’m in the market for a new scale, a new mind and a fresh outlook on this mission of mine to lose weight.

Ready for week 9!

Total Loss 2.0 Lbs. 8 Weeks
Day 1 -0.0 Lbs 214.0 Lbs
Week 1 -5.8 Lbs 208.2 Lbs
Week 2 -0.2 Lbs 208.0 Lbs
Week 3 -2.0 Lbs 206.0 Lbs
Week 4 +5.4 Lbs 211.4 Lbs
Week 5 -2.6 Lbs 208.8 Lbs
Week 6 208.8 Lbs
Week 7 -1.8 Lbs 207.0 Lbs
Week 8 +5.0 Lbs 212.0 Lbs
 
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Friday is weigh in day for Nutrisystem buddies!!

Make sure to drop in and visit:

Brett at This Mama Loves Her Bargains

Xenia from Thanks Mail Carrier

Heather from OurKidsMom

and Carmen from Closer to Lucy

and cheer them on!

Would you like to lose weight and get healthy on Nutrisystem, too? Visit Nutrisystem for news and special offers today or call 888-853-4689.

DISCLOSURE: This post was written by me and was not edited by anyone. The opinions expressed in this post are entirely my own and have not been influenced in any way. Nutrisystem is providing their food and program to me/us free of charge for my weekly updates. I was not compensated for writing this post. Your experiences with the product may differ. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission’s 16 CFR, Part 255

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Amanda

Hi! I'm Amanda, a Kansas City Lifestyle Blogger, mom of two little people, social media addict, travel junkie with a slight obsession to baking and fitness.

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  • It sounds like water weight. Unless you ate over 15,000 calories of what you were supposed to, it's probably just water weight. If it's that TOM, that also can make you put on tons of water retention. Some people gain up to TEN pounds in water retention during that TOM. It sucks. :(
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