Ok, so maybe there is something to be said for weighing in only weekly.
I was feeling good about my weigh in...figuring I would be about 170 for a loss of 3 lbs since last weigh in.
I almost crapped my pants when I saw it....1 6 8. I weigh 168?! I LOST FIVE POUNDS! I AM THE 160's! HOLY SHIT! I honestly cannot remember when I was last in the 160's! Seriously. When I got married I was about 172-174. This is a huge deal for me. I am still in a bit of shock.
Why did I lose so much all of a sudden? My best guess is that I have cut down on carbs (they certainly aren't forbidden though...I love pasta and bread tooooo much), I eat a lot of salad and veggies and fruit, I have increased my water intake dramatically, I did not drink any pop all week (which is a huge deal in itself), and I had 2 good runs where I pushed myself hard (and beat my previous personal best both times...including 1 minute 5 seconds of improvement from Tuesday to Thursday alone).
So yeah - last night I went out for a run on the lake walk and finished a 5k with a time of 33:28. My very first outdoors 5k ever was 38:48, and that was 10 months ago. Definite improvement, I'd say.
CHEERS TO THE FREAKIN WEEKEND!