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I'm 8 weeks post op. I seem to have heck getting my first goal of 300. On monday I was 304. Today, weds, I'm 306. It's like my body is doing the same ol song and dance it used to. Not very promising seeing so many at the same timeline as me dropping like crazy. Anyone else have this problem? What do yall do to get going again?

5' 11"

OP 9/16/19

HW 365

PO 343

CW 304

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5 minutes ago, Zjasso said:

I'm 8 weeks post op. I seem to have heck getting my first goal of 300. On monday I was 304. Today, weds, I'm 306. It's like my body is doing the same ol song and dance it used to. Not very promising seeing so many at the same timeline as me dropping like crazy. Anyone else have this problem? What do yall do to get going again?

5' 11"

OP 9/16/19

HW 365

PO 343

CW 304

I'm 5 months post-op, and I have hit several plateaus in that time, including a couple of long ones. A couple of things you can try... make sure your Water intake is where it needs to be, in case you're dehydrated. You can try mixing up your physical activity, especially if you tend to do the same thing every day (I was doing mostly walking, but have had to start mixing it up a little more).

Another thing you can do, if you haven't started it yet, is to start tracking measurements. I feel a little better about my plateaus when I can see that, although my weight hasn't budged, I've lost a couple more inches in various places 🙂 Non-scale victories in general are an excellent help when in a plateau.

Most importantly, don't give up on your healthy habits! If you get frustrated and start to adopt your old habits, you have a pretty good idea of what will happen to your weight 😞

Hang in there! And keep us posted!

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25 minutes ago, Zjasso said:

I'm 8 weeks post op. I seem to have heck getting my first goal of 300. On monday I was 304. Today, weds, I'm 306. It's like my body is doing the same ol song and dance it used to. Not very promising seeing so many at the same timeline as me dropping like crazy. Anyone else have this problem? What do yall do to get going again?

5' 11"

OP 9/16/19

HW 365

PO 343

CW 304

Don't be discouraged. We have all gone through the swings and plateaus. Remember your body can swing Water weight 5-10lbs in either direction. Stick to the program and the weight will come off. Get that water in!

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