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So, is a stall when you lose absolutely NO weight in a certain period of time... or could it be if you only lose, say, 2lbs in 2 weeks? How do you know you've hit a stall? Is it just a period of very slowed weight loss or none whatsoever? How many days of no weight loss do you wait before you say "hey, I hit a stall"?

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I've been gaining and losing the same 2 lbs for 2 weeks. For me this is a stall

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3 hours ago, mousecat88 said:

is a stall when you lose NO weight in a certain period of time..


yes, i believe that if you don't lose any weight for 3 weeks+, that is considered a stall.

some OP might say they haven't lost any weight for (1) one week, (2) weeks - not a stall.

there is the dreaded common stall at 3 week

stalls happen to most OP - very common,- this too will pass☺️

keep up the good work while your weight goes down!!


your 2 lbs up and down - is not considered a stall - bad luck, but not a stall!!😉


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With my pcos for me it is. Another week or so it'll drop 5lbs or more

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For me, when I stalled right after surgery, it lasted for a little over 2 weeks. My weight didn't go up, it didn't go down - it stayed exactly where it was. 255.5. Funny cause I also temporarily got stuck pre op at 266.6 🤷🏻‍♀️

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I never could consider it a "stall" maybe I think in a less complicated manner, maybe a little naive, but I prefer "pause" . Your body is recouping itself before it starts a renewed amount of loss. It is going to come, stop and be proud,of all you have accomplished thus far. Be proud of your body for what it can do, not constantly berate it for its imagined sins. Not only you emotionally,but your body physically just underwent major surgery. Give yourself a hug and be grateful for what has improved for,you.😝🏡🌸🌺☀

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In the strictest sense per Dr. Atkins, a stall is considered to be 3 weeks with no move on the scale or measuring tape. The second is as important as the first...

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