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Fitness stuff

Despite my general disapproval of relying on the scale... I've been getting on the scale. Sigh. My weight seems to be holding precisely steady.

Now, on week days I eat like a monk (almost literally, since I've developed an interest in cookbooks by head chefs at Buddhist monasteries lately). Weekends, however, are a lot harder. I've had a couple pasta-oriented indiscretions in the last 6 weeks, but I'd hate to think that they were enough to bring my weight loss to a total halt.

I'm comforting myself with the fact that I have always put on muscle mass freakishly quickly. My arms already feel a bit harder, and my jeans are fitting better. So maybe muscle weight accounts for the number on the scale.

Whatever. I'm striving to eat well, and keep moving. What else can one do? In the final analysis, that's all there is.

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sparkymonster
Aug. 25th, 2005 06:50 pm (UTC)
What cookbooks specifically are you cooking from? They sound intriguing.

Personally, the number on the scale tends to be random when I'm exercising more. I also develop muscle mass fairly fast. I go by how my jeans fit. Pick a pair as the standard measurement and use that. I've had times where I've in theory gained a pound or two, but lost mass off my midseciton.
fenriss
Aug. 25th, 2005 07:45 pm (UTC)
Am posting about the cookbooks momentarily. Thet're pretty nifty.

Thanks for the jeans suggestion. I might try that :)

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