This week has been an interesting one. On Aug. 26, the Northern Ohio Fitness Center offered us contestants a chance to get our metabolic rate tested. So, we all went.
We were supposed to fast for 12 hours. Since the appointment was at 11 a.m., I obviously had to stop eating at 11 p.m. the night before. Well, for me that was a little hard because I worked the night before and we all know that I can't eat while I'm working.
Well, before taking my test I had been telling the trainers there that I hadn't eaten for 24 hours because I couldn't eat at work.
But little did they know that was a little white lie (which anyone who is concerned had no affect on the testing).
I did eat at 11:30 p.m. the night before. But I didn't want to tell them that for fear I couldn't take the test. But the thing is, I didn't actually take the test til almost noon. So yeah, I did do a 12-hour fast.
So, I went into it thinking that my metabolism is slow. Well, slow isn't even close. My metabolism is like extremely slow. No one could really believe that it was that low. But the funny thing is, they are all blaming it on me not eating for 24 hours.
So since that's not the case, what is it that is keeping my metabolism so slow?????
Well, someone on Aug. 30 came up with a concern to my trainer, Kevin Gallagher of Anytime Fitness, that I have an eating disorder. That I'm basically starving myself to lose weight.
In a way, I find this quite funny and in other ways it pisses me off. Yeah, I do basically starve for six to eight hours while I'm working. I do get in lots of fluids, though. But the thing is, I only work one, maybe two days a week. So, if that's considered an eating disorder than by all means, say it. If anything I think sometimes I overeat!
I really don't know what to take of this. At the beginning of the competition, there was a trainer that didn't even want me to compete and now there's a person who says I possibly have an eating disorder?!?!
If anything, you people just lit my fire! I may have not done the greatest this month and I have figured out personally why, but watch out. 'm out here to prove you and every other non-believer that I'm gonna achieve my goal and win this competition. I've got enough supporters behind me that believe in me, too!