Thursday, May 8, 2008

Post Race Blues

There is lots of research done on the post-race blues.
Well, I got em.
But not the kind they study. about the food.
I have held on to an extra 4lbs all week. (and does show! and I am still hanging onto that 7 I put on over the winter, too)
I am drinking my water watching my coworkers eat ice cream cake while my body is asking for the afternoon meal.
This is no fun.


katebott said...

Thank god I am not alone! I got on the scale today and about had a heart attack! You would think we would have lost weight burning all those calories, yet for some reason I seem to have added about 4lbs also. We had a big luncheon at work today and my principal said it must be great to be a triathlete and eat whatever you want... ha ha, don't I wish!

tri-ing races not cases said...

You are SO not alone. I too am in the xtra lbs category. I've read that muscles retain water while they are healing. So, hopefully next week.

TriGirl Kate O said...

muscle weighs more than fat! You been building those muscles, girl. Your body is in major recovery mode now, I say feed it what it wants--you'll burn off alot of it on the cap to cap.

SusieQ said...


Listen to Kate O - she is right. Muscle does way more than fat, so rejoice in your strong, awesome muscles. You all just finished a half-ironman - so give yourselves a pat on the back, not a critical slap.

FYI - I do not own a scale and never, ever weigh myself.