I Am Not Losing Weight... I Am Gaining. WTF?! Day: 12 Of The First 30 Paleo/Primal Lifestyle 09/12/14
As you can see in my title of this blog I am not losing weight… I am gaining weight. I found the culprit. Coconut palm sugar. I used it for my coffee for the past week and a half and my weight loss has stalled and I have gained weight in the past 3 days. At first I thought it was my scale being broken. I was losing a lot of weight in the beginning, but I found out that was just “Water Weight”. I gave in and Googled what the hell am I doing wrong.
It turns out I am consuming way too many carbs. If I want to lose weight I have to hit my sweet spot for the day which is “50-60 Carbs” a day. I got that source from marksdailyapple.com. Hopefully this will be the answer to why I am not losing the weight.
I also have not been counting my calories. I decided to count my calories now on myfitnesspal.com. I want to get comfortable and feel more confident with not being able to use the myfitnesspal.com in the long run. It just seems right now I need to use it because I need to lose the weight and learn from what not to do so I can succeed.
This was a huge wake up call. The dinner rolls I made last night may be “Healthy” and considered Paleo/Primal friendly but, they are not friendly for “Weight loss” on Paleo/Primal. They are high in carbs. I can eat them like crazy if I reached my goal weight. Well, not crazy but… I can eat about 4 of them and not worry so much.
This is definitely a learning experience. There will be days where you want to give up. BUT… I learned I can not focus on the scale so much. I need to start measuring myself with a tape measure other than relying on the scale so much. I have read other Paleo/Primal people experiences and they had the same issues like I did. They even gained weight from being on this lifestyle and their clothes started falling off.
Here is links if you need some advice like I did if you’re not losing the weight like you intended to:
These are just to help you find out what is wrong and why you’re not losing weight with this lifestyle. I too hope I can find out what is wrong with me and why I am not losing. I think I found out my problem. I just hope it is the answer. This is a weight loss journey after all… Right?