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Guys I serious need help. I’m post op 4 years and I’ve tried dieting, exercising running and I can’t lose a pound. I never reached my goal weight of 160 stopped losing weight at 189 and it’s so frustrating any suggestions???

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What kind of WLS did you have and what was your starting weight?

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1 hour ago, BriWLS said:

Guys I serious need help. I’m post op 4 years and I’ve tried dieting, exercising running and I can’t lose a pound. I never reached my goal weight of 160 stopped losing weight at 189 and it’s so frustrating any suggestions???

Last time you saw your team? Highest weight? Age? Height?Type of surgery? Current diet type? Current exercise type? Medical complications/medications? Major life changes since surgery?

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I had rny gastric bypass I am 26 years old now my highest weight was 260 I am now 189 my height is 5’7 I cut out carbs and saw zero results which frustrated me. My exercise is running and elliptical, no medications only Vitamins one of the vitamins I take are the prenatal ones for Iron. No major life changes

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Do you log your food? You lose weight in the kitchen, not in the gym, the saying goes....

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Yeah I log my food and I have a calorie tracker app and I don’t even go over the calorie intake, I’m under. Have you ever had a plateau and if so what did you guys do to get past it?

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1 minute ago, sillykitty said:

Do you log your food? You lose weight in the kitchen, not in the gym, the saying goes....

So true. No matter what, you can't violate the laws of thermodynamics. If calories in is less than calories used, she'll lose weight.

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1 minute ago, BriWLS said:

Yeah I log my food and I have a calorie tracker app and I don’t even go over the calorie intake, I’m under. Have you ever had a plateau and if so what did you guys do to get past it?

What is that calorie count?

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Unfortunately your metabolism may have slowed and 1200 is around you BMR, and that's why you're not losing.

I have no experience with this, since I'm in my honeymoon loss phase right now. But I'd start over. Do a couple of weeks of liquid diet, and then move on to Protein rich foods. You'll need to find where the scale starts moving again.

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I agree with SillyKitty with the back-to-basics liquid diet for a few weeks. Also, if you're not losing with 1,200 calories, you're going to have to go lower. If it were me, I'd try 800 calories a day - and make sure you're honest with yourself about those calorie counts.

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Definitely cut out all of the extras like ice creams and nuts if you’re looking to drop calories. I’d agree with going back to liquids and or high Proteins only

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31 minutes ago, BriWLS said:

1200 my fitness pal but I don’t intake that much and counting calories I burn from the cardio exercise I just don’t understand

Unfortunately not all cals are created equal and sustained weight loss is trickier than cals in cals out. What are you eating? Carbs as in bread and Pasta or carb counts (macros) ?

You may need to reconnect with your team for a revised plan and do a bit of research to get over this hurdle. Google (scholar) and YouTube (Doctors,NUT,Trainers) can be great resources

Research glycogenolysis, gluconeogenesis, lipolysis, and ketogenesis.

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No carbs if I do have any carbs it would be oat meal in the morning occasionally. I might go check my thyroid I may have hypothyroidism maybe that explains the poor metabolism ...

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