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Unexpected Weight Gain When You Did Everything Right!

๐ˆ ๐ก๐š๐ฏ๐ž ๐ญ๐จ ๐›๐ž ๐ก๐จ๐ง๐ž๐ฌ๐ญ ๐ฐ๐ข๐ญ๐ก ๐ฒ๐จ๐ฎ, ๐ง๐จ ๐ฆ๐š๐ญ๐ญ๐ž๐ซ ๐ก๐จ๐ฐ ๐ž๐ฆ๐›๐š๐ซ๐š๐ฌ๐ฌ๐ข๐ง๐  ๐ญ๐ก๐ข๐ฌ ๐ข๐ฌ ๐ญ๐จ ๐š๐๐ฆ๐ข๐ญ...

I had quite the WTF moment when I stepped off the bathroom scale defeated yesterday. Four letter words came spilling out of my mouth in disbelief . I vowed to ditch that stupid thing for the rest of the month...but I can't promise I won't take a peek next Monday in anticipation that I will somehow start my comeback.

๐ˆ๐ญ ๐ ๐ž๐ญ๐ฌ ๐ฐ๐จ๐ซ๐ฌ๐ž... ๐“๐ก๐ข๐ฌ ๐ข๐ฌ ๐ญ๐ก๐ž ๐ฆ๐จ๐ฌ๐ญ ๐ˆ'๐ฏ๐ž ๐ฐ๐ž๐ข๐ ๐ก๐ž๐ ๐ฌ๐ข๐ง๐œ๐ž ๐ˆ ๐ฐ๐š๐ฌ ๐ฉ๐ซ๐ž๐ ๐ง๐š๐ง๐ญ 8 ๐ฒ๐ž๐š๐ซ๐ฌ ๐š๐ ๐จ.

๐€๐ง๐ ๐ฐ๐จ๐ซ๐ฌ๐ž...๐ˆ ๐Ÿ๐ž๐ฅ๐ญ ๐ซ๐ž๐š๐ฅ๐ฅ๐ฒ ๐ ๐ซ๐ž๐š๐ญ ๐š๐›๐จ๐ฎ๐ญ ๐ฆ๐ฒ ๐ž๐ฑ๐ž๐ซ๐œ๐ข๐ฌ๐ž ๐š๐ง๐ ๐ง๐ฎ๐ญ๐ซ๐ข๐ญ๐ข๐จ๐ง ๐ข๐ง ๐ญ๐ก๐ข๐ฌ ๐Ÿ๐ข๐ซ๐ฌ๐ญ ๐ฐ๐ž๐ž๐ค ๐จ๐Ÿ ๐ฆ๐ฒ ๐๐จ ๐๐š๐ข๐ง, ๐๐จ ๐†๐š๐ข๐ง ๐๐จ๐ฏ๐ž๐ฆ๐›๐ž๐ซ ๐‚๐ก๐š๐ฅ๐ฅ๐ž๐ง๐ ๐ž. ๐„๐ž๐ž๐ž๐ž๐ž๐ค!

Are you thinking "Holy Failure" too!?

I let these feelings defeat me for about 30 seconds, before recognizing the reality of everything I know as a Personal Trainer and Nutrition Coach.

๐–๐ก๐š๐ญ ๐ฐ๐จ๐ฎ๐ฅ๐ ๐ฒ๐จ๐ฎ ๐ญ๐ž๐ฅ๐ฅ ๐ฒ๐จ๐ฎ๐ซ ๐œ๐ฅ๐ข๐ž๐ง๐ญ๐ฌ ๐‰๐ข๐ฅ๐ฅ??

1) Trust the process

2) There is a logical reason

3) Screw the scale, how do you feel?

Seriously what pissed me off in the moment was....

- I did every workout and lifted heavier than I had in teaching the recorded classes

- I made a plan for nutrition and stuck to it 90%

- I did a fashion show wearing all size 4s this week and smalls/extra smalls and felt fantastic.

- My six pack is making a comeback

๐‡๐จ๐ฐ ๐จ๐ง ๐ž๐š๐ซ๐ญ๐ก ๐š๐ฆ ๐ˆ 10 ๐ฉ๐จ๐ฎ๐ง๐๐ฌ ๐ก๐ž๐š๐ฏ๐ข๐ž๐ซ ๐š๐ง๐ 8 ๐ฌ๐ข๐ณ๐ž๐ฌ ๐ฌ๐ฆ๐š๐ฅ๐ฅ๐ž๐ซ ๐ญ๐ก๐š๐ง ๐ˆ ๐ฐ๐š๐ฌ 6 ๐ฒ๐ž๐š๐ซ๐ฌ ๐š๐ ๐จ ๐š๐ญ ๐ญ๐ก๐ž ๐›๐ž๐ ๐ข๐ง๐ง๐ข๐ง๐  ๐จ๐Ÿ ๐ญ๐ก๐ข๐ฌ ๐ฃ๐จ๐ฎ๐ซ๐ง๐ž๐ฒ?

I needed a distraction, so I hopped in my November Challenge Facebook Group for some good news and inspiration....and there it of my clients had also gained weight this week.

"Thought I was doing well, but the scale said otherwise! Monitoring my calorie intake a lot closer this week"


๐“๐ก๐ข๐ฌ ๐œ๐จ๐ฆ๐ฆ๐ž๐ง๐ญ ๐ช๐ฎ๐ข๐ญ๐ž ๐ก๐จ๐ง๐ž๐ฌ๐ญ๐ฅ๐ฒ ๐ฐ๐š๐ฌ ๐ฆ๐ฒ ๐ฌ๐š๐ฏ๐ข๐ง๐  ๐ ๐ซ๐š๐œ๐ž. ๐ˆ๐ญ ๐Ÿ๐จ๐ซ๐œ๐ž๐ ๐ฆ๐ž ๐ญ๐จ ๐ฉ๐ฎ๐ฅ๐ฅ ๐ฎ๐ฉ ๐ฆ๐ฒ ๐›๐ข๐  ๐ ๐ข๐ซ๐ฅ ๐œ๐จ๐š๐œ๐ก ๐ฉ๐š๐ง๐ญ๐ข๐ž๐ฌ ๐š๐ง๐ ๐ ๐ž๐ญ ๐จ๐ฎ๐ญ ๐จ๐Ÿ ๐ฆ๐ฒ ๐ก๐จ๐ฅ๐ž, ๐š๐ง๐ ๐๐จ ๐ฐ๐ก๐š๐ญ ๐ˆ ๐๐จ ๐›๐ž๐ฌ๐ญ. ๐„๐๐ฎ๐œ๐š๐ญ๐ž, ๐„๐ฆ๐ฉ๐จ๐ฐ๐ž๐ซ, ๐š๐ง๐ ๐ ๐จ ๐‹๐ข๐ฏ๐ž ๐ฐ๐ข๐ญ๐ก ๐ฌ๐จ๐ฆ๐ž ๐œ๐จ๐ฆ๐Ÿ๐จ๐ซ๐ญ๐ข๐ง๐  ๐ฐ๐จ๐ซ๐๐ฌ.

I addressed my group and let those who gained and those who will inevitably gain weight at some point in their journey know that they weren't alone and that they hadn't fact, they had done quite the opposite. (I needed this reminder too)

๐ƒ๐ข๐ ๐ฒ๐จ๐ฎ ๐ค๐ง๐จ๐ฐ ๐ญ๐ก๐š๐ญ ๐ฐ๐ž๐ข๐ ๐ก๐ญ ๐ ๐š๐ข๐ง ๐ข๐ฌ ๐ญ๐จ๐ญ๐š๐ฅ๐ฅ๐ฒ ๐ง๐จ๐ซ๐ฆ๐š๐ฅ ๐ข๐ง ๐ญ๐ก๐ž ๐Ÿ๐ข๐ซ๐ฌ๐ญ ๐Ÿ๐ž๐ฐ ๐ฐ๐ž๐ž๐ค๐ฌ ๐จ๐Ÿ ๐š ๐ง๐ž๐ฐ ๐œ๐ก๐š๐ฅ๐ฅ๐ž๐ง๐ ๐ข๐ง๐  ๐Ÿ๐ข๐ญ๐ง๐ž๐ฌ๐ฌ ๐ซ๐ž๐ ๐ข๐ฆ๐ž๐ง?

Yes! So because my clients and I worked hard last week, lifting heavy, kickboxing and killing it in HIIT workouts, we experienced Water Retention.

Even though our work created a good kind of stress on the body, the body is still inclined to release cortisol, and retain water in order to repair muscle fibers and relieve soreness.

๐–ฉ๐—Ž๐—Œ๐— ๐—…๐—‚๐—„๐–พ my one on one ๐–ผ๐—…๐—‚๐–พ๐—‡๐—๐—Œ, my November Challengers are taking ๐—ˆ๐—‡ ๐—†๐—’ "Energized-Confident-Strong" ๐–บ๐—‰๐—‰๐—‹๐—ˆ๐–บ๐–ผ๐— ๐—๐—ˆ ๐–ฟ๐—‚๐—๐—‡๐–พ๐—Œ๐—Œ ๐—๐—‹๐–บ๐—‚๐—‡๐—‚๐—‡๐—€ ๐—๐—๐–บ๐— ๐—๐–พ๐—…๐—‰๐—Œ you develop a body and metabolism that will ๐–ป๐—Ž๐—‹๐—‡ ๐—†๐—ˆ๐—‹๐–พ ๐–ผ๐–บ๐—…๐—ˆ๐—‹๐—‚๐–พ๐—Œ ๐—๐—๐—‚๐—…๐–พ ๐—’๐—ˆ๐—Ž ๐—‹๐–พ๐—Œ๐— ๐–บ๐—‡๐–ฝ allow you to have your carbs, wine and chocolate...for the long-term.

Generally you find us celebrating ๐—‡๐–พ๐— ๐—‹๐–พ๐—Œ๐—Ž๐—…๐—๐—Œ ๐—๐–พ๐–พ๐—„ ๐–บ๐–ฟ๐—๐–พ๐—‹ ๐—๐–พ๐–พ๐—„.

-๐–ณ๐—‚๐—€๐—๐—๐–พ๐—‹ ๐–บ๐–ป๐—Œ

-๐–ฌ๐—ˆ๐—‹๐–พ ๐–ฝ๐–พ๐–ฟ๐—‚๐—‡๐–พ๐–ฝ ๐–บ๐—‹๐—†๐—Œ

-๐–ซ๐—‚๐–ฟ๐—๐–พ๐–ฝ ๐—€๐—…๐—Ž๐—๐–พ๐—Œ

-๐–ณ๐—๐—‚๐—‡๐—‡๐–พ๐—‹ ๐—๐—๐—‚๐—€๐—๐—Œ

๐–ญ๐—ˆ๐— ๐—๐—ˆ ๐—†๐–พ๐—‡๐—๐—‚๐—ˆ๐—‡ ๐—๐—๐–พ ๐—‚๐—‡๐—๐–บ๐—‡๐—€๐—‚๐–ป๐—…๐–พ๐—Œ ๐—…๐—‚๐—„๐–พ ๐–ป๐–พ๐—๐—๐–พ๐—‹ ๐–พ๐—‡๐–ฝ๐—Ž๐—‹๐–บ๐—‡๐–ผ๐–พ, ๐—‚๐—‡๐–ผ๐—‹๐–พ๐–บ๐—Œ๐–พ๐–ฝ ๐—Œ๐—๐—‹๐–พ๐—‡๐—€๐—๐— ๐–บ๐—‡๐–ฝ ๐—‚๐—†๐—‰๐—‹๐—ˆ๐—๐–พ๐–ฝ ๐—†๐—ˆ๐–ป๐—‚๐—…๐—‚๐—๐—’....

BUT...There may be the occasional unexpected uptick of the scale. And I will help you through that.

๐Ÿ”ฅ I am looking to help 5 new ladies get strong and steady in their ๐–ฟ๐–บ๐—๐—…๐—ˆ๐—Œ๐—Œ ๐—ƒ๐—ˆ๐—Ž๐—‹๐—‡๐–พ๐—’ ๐—๐—‚๐—๐— my one-on-one Coaching Program called Empowered Fitness Mastery.

100% ๐–ฆ๐—Ž๐–บ๐—‹๐–บ๐—‡๐—๐–พ๐–พ๐–ฝ ๐—‹๐–พ๐—Œ๐—Ž๐—…๐—๐—Œ ๐—‚๐–ฟ ๐—’๐—ˆ๐—Ž ๐—ƒ๐—Ž๐—Œ๐— ๐—Œ๐—๐—ˆ๐— ๐—Ž๐—‰ ๐–บ๐—‡๐–ฝ ๐–ฝ๐—ˆ ๐—๐—๐–พ ๐—๐—ˆ๐—‹๐—„ over a three month period.

Learn more in my FREE TRAINING on How to Permanently Transform Your Body Without giving up Carbs, Chocolate, & Alcohol.... And then Book a FREE Consultation Call with Me to explore if you are a good fit for the program.

๐Ÿ’ฅโ˜All New November Clients will have the awesome opportunity to join my 5 Day Kickstart Cleanse that will eliminate your belly bloat from Thanksgiving!

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