Primal Update

I’ve stopped losing weight; I haven’t significantly lost weight in maybe 3 months, but my waistline’s a bit smaller. Small enough that I needed to buy new pants 🙂 Maybe now I’m having more of a fat->muscle transition? I don’t trust my scale’s fat % calculations. I might try to get a real one where they do the whole “submerged in water” body composition measure which sounds fun. The major reason is because if I still want to lose weight, everything I’ve seen says you have to base it around your lean body mass which is your weight minus the fat%… but since I don’t trust my fat % I don’t know what to do with it.

I may, though, just give up on losing weight for a couple months. I’m still 10-15 pounds away from the so-called normal, and I think restricting my calories is the only way I’ll lose weight at this point, but I really don’t want to lose muscle for the sake of losing weight. I know I’m kind of OCD about my weight and eating right, so I should maybe not weigh myself for a little while but eat correctly and see if that appreciably changes my weight.

One Comment

  1. cordelia

    Hey A, Not sure if you are still trying to get down 10 lbs, but I sure am and I’ve been doing the juice diet. It is actually lovely. Drinking fresh veggie juice that you make in a juice (I have the phillips) the recipe I use is 1 whole bunch celery, 2 red bell peppers, 1 carrot, 1 green apple, 2 cucumbers, handful of kale/ spinach and 1 beet. I’m not hungry and I drink juice instead of break and a little salad for lunch, then a small lite dinner of chicken, beef or fish. Thats it. No alcohol though. Its going well. Trying to get into hawaii shape 🙂

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