All dried out!
As soon as I wake up I can always feel when I’m holding water, and I can also tell when I’m “dried out”. This morning I woke up and felt the familiar (and welcome) “tightness” that has been missing since Saturday’s unplanned cheat meal. Sure enough, when I looked in the mirror all the blurriness in my abs and puffiness in my face that I’ve been seeing for the past few days was completely gone. After about a week frozen at 202.8 pounds, this morning my scale weight finally dropped – I’m down to a new 2007 cutting low of 201.8 pounds. It will be interesting to see what my body fat reading is this Sunday.
All that fretting over a single cheat meal, and for what? You know, sometimes I think I’m too much of a perfectionist for my own good. Then again, at least I’m out there giving it my best every single day. I could sit on the sidelines and play it safe, but that’s way too boring for me. I like to keep moving forward. All I can do is keep an open mind, and make an honest effort to learn from my mistakes. No one is perfect, least of all me.
I’ve got to get going, I’ve got to get my cardio done, and then I’ve got meetings all day long (but they are fun, new home meetings – I’m taking the day off from work!)