trouble shifting those last pounds, help!

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Posted: 21 Jan 2011, 05:52
I'm currently 139lbs, I weight myself everyday, I usually stay the same or have a tiny drop in my weight but its the little drops that keep me motivated, I've got 13lbs to go until goal weight but I just can't seem to loose any more, yesterday I was 138lbs but on days I eat more than about 1000 calories my weight seems to keep going back up to 139, ill drop a pound maybe 2 but it will always return to 139 after a day of eating over 1000, any ideas on how to get out of this rut?!
Carol Crosby

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Posted: 21 Jan 2011, 07:30
I just looked at your stats, and the only thing I can recommend is to add some exercise to your daily routine. I don't see any exercise listed on your page. Even if it is just moderate walking for 30 minutes say 4 times a week should help get your body to get past your plateau, especially since you are eating a relatively low calorie intake.

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Posted: 21 Jan 2011, 07:35
I just checked your exercise log for the past week and only noticed that you exercised 1 day. Did I look it up wrong? If that is the case, I would definitely throw something in there. Although food is probably the most important aspect of losing weight, exercise is as well. Good luck!!!

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Posted: 21 Jan 2011, 08:20
I am pretty close to your weight, i actually was stuck at 140 for pretty close to 6 months. Recently i've had success with cutting out refined carbs and sugars.

I would also reccomend eating more calories, especially if you work out. I work out 4 times a week and eat 1300-1400 calories a day, never less than 1200.

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Posted: 21 Jan 2011, 08:52
Thanks a lot, ill def try and fit in some exercise this week!

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Posted: 21 Jan 2011, 14:17
I seem to be stuck at 139, too. But last year I was stuck at 149! I changed my eating and my exercise last July and it shocked my body into losing the 10 pounds. Good luck!

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