SP Premium
DAWNMONIQUE1
1,000-2,499 SparkPoints 1,582
SparkPoints
 

Losing inches but not much weight.

Monday, May 20, 2019


I have been disappointed by what my scale shows me biweekly when I do my weigh in. I know my clothes fit looser but my weight is not dropping like I expected. This caused me to do research because I watch my food intake/plus exercise at least 5 days a week. I am learning not to freak out about it so bad. This happens when you lose body fat while gaining muscle. Your weight may stay the same, even as you lose inches, a sign that you're moving in the right direction. The problem is, you may be focused on the scale, believing that if that number doesn't change, you're simply not getting real results. My plan is to keep working and stop focusing so much on the scale. 👑💖 Wishing all success on your journey! Dawn 👑
Share This Post With Others
Member Comments About This Blog Post
  • JJN3SWIFE
    I totally relate! Fortunately, we can use our body measurements (inches losses) and clothes sizes besides the stubborn scale...Gaining weight of muscle than gaining weight of fat is so much better even if we want the scale to go down...never give up is what I need to tell myself every day...SP rocks! ;-)
    149 days ago
  • RHOOK20047
    The scale is only one tool of measurement, I put more into the loose clothing and more stamina, and better health habits. The scale will fall in line when it is time.
    154 days ago
  • GETIT50
    True! Try not to be discouraged.
    155 days ago
  • ARTSPARK
    Gaining muscle is fantastic!

    emoticon
    155 days ago
  • TABATHA_CAIN
    Way to go. I am learning also not to really lean on the scale so much. I still weigh myself daily but if I don't lose well that is ok. I know I ate like I should and exercised like I should.
    155 days ago
  • Add Your Comment to the Blog Post

    Log in to post a comment


    Disclaimer: Weight loss results will vary from person to person. No individual result should be seen as a typical result of following the SparkPeople program.