I'm in "maintenance mode" and I have stumbled upon an odd issue, that might end up being to my benefit.
I do intermittend fasting, which for me is two days per week where I do 600 calories (or less) as my RDI (this would be 4-500 for the women).
This does that my average daily intake is actually too low for maintenance. I now have to work HARD to eat all my calories, and I am still not there.
At the same time, two Low Cal Days will help me stay humble to my weight, help me stay focused on what I eat, and remind me to count calories, as I really need to not forget how to do this.
At the same time, you get some pretty nifty health benefits from doing this.
If you want to know more, watch this: http://video.pbs.org/video/2363162206/
So far, this has kept me from gaining, but of course - I am also still dropping weight which I am NOT intending to do.
"Keep your friends close, your enemies closer, and the cookies at the other end of the table."
"Eating less, moving more, not eating stupid s**t = losing weight."
"Do. Or do not. There is no trying."
- Master Yoda.
I started my weight loss journey on October 4th, 2010 - and this is what I have accomplished so far: