"I only lost a pound
Now, now, Miss Sandi. So you stayed on plan all week and for whatever reason (fluid retention, hormones, etc.) your body decided you should just have a healthy, reasonable weight loss this week. I bet you didn't whine those times in the past when you'd go overboard and by some freak of nature you lost weight, did you?
Darlin' you're in this for the long run, right? You've been at it for 3 weeks - you've got many weeks to go and there will be 5lb. losses and 1/2lb. losses and most likely a gain or two. If you're expecting 2, 3, 4 lb. losses every week you're only setting yourself up for disappointment, putting unrealistic expectations on yourself and creating frustration. Not a good thing.
Change your post to this right now before I slap you upside the head!
"It's a step in the right direction...
It's not a gain...
It's 4 sticks of butter...
It all adds up...
Wow, I'm staying strong, losing weight and feeling great about it all!
Don't start eating less thinking you'll lose more if you do (well, you can cut out a few flex points, if you wish). Just stay on plan and take it as it comes. Even if the scale doesn't ALWAYS reflect what you're doing, you'll be losing inches and adding years to your life!
Okay, I'm done.
You know I luv ya, right?
P.S. You'd better not bring up the fact that I did my share of whining last year when I stayed totally on plan for 12 weeks
and did not lose AN OUNCE!