FGLW - Week 02 - Breaking Habits is Hard!

So, remember last week when I was talking about how it takes 21 days to either make, or break, a habit? Yeah well, I'm still well and truly struggling to break mine!

It's been a bad week; work has been crazy busy and twice this week I decided to be lazy and order take out instead of cooking some dinner - not good.

Add to that the fact that I was only able to train once, as I went heavy on my chest/biceps, which caused really bad DOMS for the rest of the week. It's now Sunday, and my chest/arms are only just getting back to normal. That will get better with time though - the more you train, the less DOMS you tend to have.

Having said all of the above, for the most part my diet has still improved. I'm easting less crap (apart from take out x2) and I'm sticking to my <1,500 calories/day quota (again, except for take out x2).

The Weigh-In

I jumped on the scales this morning, fully expecting to have put on around half of the weight that I had managed to lose last week, but to my surprise, it wasn't as bad as I thought:

  • Starting weight: 114.5KG (252.4lbs)
  • Current weight: 112.4KG (247.8lbs)
  • Total weight loss: 2.1KG (4.6lbs)

So even though I trained only once, and I ate crap...twice! I still only added 100 grams to my weight. Yes, it's the wrong direction than I want to be going in, but I have to come to terms with the fact that I'm going to have both good and bad weeks...I just thought the bad weeks wouldn't come quite as soon as this.

Here is what my weight tracking graph looks like now:


Not the best of weeks really, but I'm not going to beat myself up about it too much. Let's hope that next week's results are a little better!