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So I am down 82lbs and feel like my weight loss has slowed almost completely. is it normal around 7 months? I am so close to my goal weight but keep teetering between 141-144lbs. Any suggestions to kick it back up?

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I am almost at 7 months as well. My have been stalled for the last two months. My weight adjusts by 2-3 lbs every time i weigh my self. I am currently down 98lbs. Still have a way to go to my goal. I have been reading and talking to other people and they suggest doing a reset. Upping the calorie intake for a few days almost to put you body in shock.

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7 minutes ago, courtb86 said:

So I am down 82lbs and feel like my weight loss has slowed almost completely. is it normal around 7 months? I am so close to my goal weight but keep teetering between 141-144lbs. Any suggestions to kick it back up?

Weight loss will slow. What most people miss, is that your Basal Metabolic Rate (BMR) is both age AND weight relative. So, as you get older and as you get thinner, the amount of calories your body needs to just exist (IE in a coma, alive, breathing but not moving at all) continues to decline, *SO* if we don't adjust our caloric intake and/or our caloric output... we are not at the same level of deficit to continue the same level of fat burn.
That's just 1 part.
Then their is excess skin, this can weight quite a bit. You appear to be 4 lbs from your goal weight, After 82 lbs of weight loss, I'd be willing to bet you've got well more than 4 lbs of excess skin adding to your total weight.

Suggestions. Figure out what your BMR is now, use that to ensure you are burning more calories than you are eating. Make sure you are getting all your Water and Proteins first and foremost. Get back to the gym and work on those muscles, larger muscles require more calories than smaller muscles, even at rest!
https://www.active.com/fitness/calculators/bmr

Do a "reset", this typically is just redoing the pre-surgical diet that everyone hates... it'll suck, but you should see some more weight loss in doing so.

That's really all you can do, keep tracking your intakes and burns and Keep Exercising!

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1 hour ago, courtb86 said:

is it normal around 7 months

Yes.

I went nearly four weeks in April losing only 300 grams (10 ounces) but then in May, things kicked off again with a 2.7 kilogram loss in under four weeks. (i.e. Almost six pounds!)

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