I had to laugh when I weighed myself today.
I had to weigh myself three times before I accepted the results, because the highest weight recorded (yes, the heaviest weight) was 244.5. I'm going to call that this week's weight, for a loss of 2.5 pounds-but I had to laugh when I weighed myself. This can't last, and I definitely do not recommend it as a weight loss strategy.
You see, this week I got hit by a really nasty cold that settled into my chest and throat. I was hacking all week long - really loud, painful coughs - and I was coughing up mucus by the bucket loads.
However, the dog still needed to be walked (90 minutes a day, on average), and the only time I could breathe was when I was doing moderate aerobic exercise. So, I rode the bike about an hour each day.
Did I mention that I couldn't smell food? And could barely taste it? And that chocolate, one of my trigger foods, was unappealing because one bite made the mucus flow like a mudslide?
There was no...
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Alternative Names Loss of weight; Losing weight without trying Home Care Practice moderation and maintain a balanced diet and exercise program. For weight loss caused by oral or dental problems, see the dentist. For weight loss caused by disease, follow your health care provider's prescribed therapy to treat the cause. Call your health care provider if Call your health care provider if: An adolescent son or daughter has an unrealistic self-image and seems to be dieting too much. You have lost more than 5% of your normal body weight over 6 - 12 months or less, and the weight loss cannot be explained. Other symptoms have occurred with the weight loss. What to expect at your health care provider's office The health care provider will perform a physical exam and measure your weight. You will be asked questions about your medical history and symptoms, including: When did the weight loss begin? Has the weight loss occurred suddenly or slowly? How much weight have you lost? Are you eating less? Are you eat...
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