Friday, April 23, 2010

The weighting game with a soundtrack

This weighting game is getting me down, but not in a good way. I want to see the scale go down, but it so damn stubborn. I will admit trying out bagels, muffins and cookies isn't the way to get it going. But I am so good about going to the gym and Zumba goodness, what would I be like if I wasn't going??

I had my annual physical last week and brought it since being diagnosed and after loosing a nice chunk of weight it came back and then some. I thought maybe I have an underactive thyroid or a blood sugar issue and all the tests come back normal. So frustrating.

I know I shouldn't, but I will go on the scale every morning, and it just not as satisfying as it was when I was younger when I tried to get in shape. Maybe the fact that I am 37, almost 38 is a factor. And then there is the irony of it all...that if I am going to TTC (try to get knocked up again), I want to be in great that I can gain weight all over again. But because of the pre-eclampsia and HELLP from having Z, I am terrified to go into another pregnancy in anything but perfect health. I want to make sure I have all the factors on my side before going into the great unknown for 9 months.

So on that note, I am going to get myself another Doodles peanut butter cookie, that I just whipped up, and list my current playlist for the gym:

Arcade Fire
Belle & Sebastian
The Faint
Florence and the Machine
La Roux
Radio 4
The Killers
Magic Numbers
Patrick Wolf
Queens of the Stone Age
Scissor Sisters
Ted Leo & the Pharmacists
White Lies
The Zutons

What is on your playlist?


  1. I'm with you. I gained a LOT of weight after diagnosis. (I wasn't super thin before dx, so it's not looking good now) I applaud you working out consistently, that's the hardest part. Kudos!

    Thanks for motivating me!

  2. I am right with you! I was diagnosed, lost a bunch, got married gained a bunch, got pregnant gained more. Now it's just sticking around. I would also like to get pregnant again and would like to be more fit with less weight before getting pregnant. Is there any way we can cross-country inspire each other?

    Keep working out! I will too! Let's both get fit! It's nice to know I'm not alone!

  3. Change up your workout. Sometimes your body gets complacent & needs to be thrown off or for a loop. Confuse your body.

    It is hard. GF foods tend to be higher in calories and trying it all out doesn't help.